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Kamla Bhatt

Kamla Bhatt hosts and produces a syndicated online radio show: The Kamla Show (, an award winning site. This is an eclectic show featuring guests like Prof. Freeman Dyson, Tim O'Reilly, Mira Nair, Pico Iyer, Guy Kawasaki, Shyam Benegal, Abhishek Bachchan, Shekar Kapur and others.

Kamla also maintains a blog and a video blog, where she covers topics about India and the vibrant Global Indian community.

Her articles have been published in various publications including Financial Express, Outlook, Rediff, India Abroad, Travelers India among others.

She holds an MA and MPhil degree in International Relations.

Kamla divides her time between USA and India.

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Latest posts by Kamla Bhatt

26 November 2009

India Remembers Horrifying Mumbai Terror Attacks

One year ago, Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital came under a well- coordinated terrorist attack that lasted for 3 days. Indian netizens remember those horrifying moments and complain that...

24 April 2009

Indian Elections 2009: Reading The Digital Tea Leaves on ‘Who Will Win?’

Now that the 15th general elections are underway in India, the big question in every body’s mind is who is going to win? Will one party take it all or...

15 April 2009

Some Interesting Factoids and Trivia About the Indian General Elections 2009

On April 16th, 2009 the first phase of the voting for the Indian general elections will begin and conclude on May 13th, 2009. This is the 15th general elections in...

14 April 2009

Celebrity Power in Indian Elections

In India movie stars and filmmakers wield enormous influence. The involvement of entertainers from Bollywood (or the Hindi film industry) based in Mumbai and the Tamil and Telugu film industry...

26 January 2009

India: Reactions to Slumdog Millionaire

If you have not heard about Slumdog Millionaire then you must have missed all the buzz and the word of mouth publicity the film has got over the past few...

5 November 2008

Obama and India

The election of Barack Obama was a keenly watched event in India. Obama appears to have been the choice for President for many bloggers in India. Here is an quick...

14 October 2008

India-USA Relationship Enters A New Era

Earlier this month the US government lifted its 30 year moratorium on nuclear trade with India. US President Bush signed a bill that allows US assistance to India's civilian nuclear...

7 July 2008

Debate Over India-US Nuclear Deal

For the past few months there has been a heated debate in India about its its nuclear deal with the USA. This is an issue for which Prime Minister Manmohan...

11 April 2008

India: Tibet, the Olympic Torch and the Dalai Lama

In this week's roundup of virtual India we look at Tibet in India. Next week the Olympic torch arrives in India. First, Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia pulled out, and now...

5 April 2008

India: The Olympic Torch and Tibet

It seems like Tibet refuses to go away from people's mind. Tibet continues to be the dominant topic of conversation and is clearly gathering a lot of public support, especially...

26 March 2008

India: Tata, Jaguar and Rover.

Earlier today it was announced that Tata Motors of India is acquiring Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford Motors, which was once one of three automotive giants of Michigan. Tata’s...

22 March 2008

India: Between Tibet and China

Over the past few day the focus of the international community is on Tibet and Chinese Government's handling of the uprising, but over in India there has been quite a...

27 December 2007

RIP: Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan

Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto (54) was assassinated in Rawalpindi earlier today at a political rally. Ironically according to media reports Rawalpindi is one of the most secure cities in Pakistan and...

10 December 2007

India: Bengalooru Bangalored!

With due apologies to Prof. TT Ram Mohan who came up with this creative title for his post, and which I have happily borrowed from him. The emergence of Bangalore...

3 November 2007

State of Emergency in Pakistan

Earlier today President Musharaff of Pakistan declared a state of emergency and bloggers have been busy trying to get a handle of the latest political developments in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto,...

2 November 2007

India: Bangalore – Infrastructure and Barcamps

Bangalore is the focus of this post. Bangalore is the capital of the southern state of Karnataka and and is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of India. Once...

27 September 2007

Chak De India – Go For It India

Chak De India (Go For it India) is a Bollywood film that was released last month, and what an impact the film has on the pysche of Indians. In India...

22 August 2007

India: Orkut and the death of a teenager

The online Indian community is rattled by the recent death of 16-year old Adnan Patrawala of Mumbai. Apparently Adnan was lured by his friends on Orkut and was later found...

25 July 2007

India At 60: New Book on Partition of India, First Woman President and A Film on Gandhi's Son

A couple of weeks from now on August 15th and 14th, India and Pakistan will celebrate their 60th year of Independence. What stands out in stark contrast is the differences...

15 June 2007

India: Rajnikanth Movie Mania, Bollywood and Web Analytics

It is movie mania week and it is not from Bollywood but from Kollywood or the Tamil film industry. Rajnikanth's (or Rajni) Sivaji: The Boss is slated for release tomorrow...

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