Blog Archives

Bill Gates, Indian Philanthropists and the New Diplomacy

It was tasty but next time more chutney, please

Mahanth S. Joishy, Editor-in-Chief

The Avengers are not the only action heroes around. Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Azim Premji, and other philanthropists are participating in a top-secret conclave in Bangalore today to discuss the best ways to harness their private wealth for charitable development work.  The meeting was set up at the initiative of Indian billionaire Premji for a change, marking an unmistakable shift from the way things used to be (see article attached below which I wrote in May 2011).

Read the rest of this entry

%d bloggers like this: