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How will India become a superpower by 2010?

August 14, 2006 14:30 IST

We puff up with pride at the buzz about India in the West. We're proud when Shashi Tharoor gets a shot at the United Nations secretary general's post. We're thrilled with the malls, call centres and software whizzes.

But is that enough to bring India the glory it deserves?

If India has to achieve greatness, we all need to act. We must have ideas and vision to make this great country a superpower by 2010. calls upon Indians to join this debate on the 60th anniversary of Independence.

Come, discuss how this beloved country of ours can achieve everything you want it to be.

Join the Rediff Connexions Discussion Group:

Connexions: India: A Superpower in 2010

Through this Rediff Connexions groups you can discuss with others your ideas to make our nation truly great and try to find solutions to the many, many problems that could hold us back if we are not careful and clever.

How to join Connexions:

It is easily done -- register your e-mail address, first, on Rediff Connexions.

Note that it does not have to be a Rediffmail address -- any e-mail address will do. You can do this in the new user area on the right side of the Rediff Connexions page.

Next, pick your password, fill in a small form that talks you through your school, your college, your interests.

Why do we want information about where you went to school, and what you like?Glad you asked -- Connexions is all about, you guessed it, making connections.

Once we know your interests, it helps us put you in touch with fellow travellers -- long lost schoolmates, for instance; or someone who shares your hobbies, your interests.

The Internet made the world a small place; Connexions is all about making it still smaller.

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Don't forget to come back to this page and click on the link below and join the discussion:

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Number of User Comments: 103

Sub: India -Superpower

Well, we have to remove the negative aspects first, Corruption and ill deeds lies in all countries, no country is free from this, take America ...

Posted by Bhalchandra Kamat

Sub: Reservation on cast basis & super power

India cannot dream of a super power in the future as long as the present political system, politicians on caste basis, corruption, crime, extortions,rapes, goons, ...

Posted by lakshmana rao

Sub: How'll India become a superpower ?

How'll India become a superpower ? Forget the laurels of Super power. Focus on overall growth and quality of life on common man. Eliminate corruption, ...

Posted by Sankar Venkatesh

Sub: ssss

India will never be a super power because the top nautches the beurocrats, ministers etc., are all criminallly motivated for selfish gains. more over despite ...

Posted by shravan

Sub: for Real Jai hind

jai-hind, jai means win, hind means the great hindustan (india).... Please ask our politician to give good water to every commaon india,we are 110 crore ...

Posted by kumar



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