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INDIA HAS THE POTENTIAL TO LEAD THE WORLD...

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Side Score: 652
12 points

India is in my personal list of countries to keep an eye on over the next thirty years. I think they're a good contender for superpower status before the end of this century.

Side: YES/FOR
8 points

Well thank God for that. At least You are keeping an eye on them. I thought we were in trouble there for a while!

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liza(99) Disputed
3 points

Well thank God for that. At least You are keeping an eye on them. I thought we were in trouble there for a while!

Oh good you thought that way. I don't noe about India. But, there is a lot of danger out there. Be careful..

Side: YES/FOR
sarfrazbaig(7) Disputed
4 points

30 years do not come so early

and think if world gets destroyed within this period then what will happen

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
3 points

India is in my personal list of countries to keep an eye on over the next thirty years.

India is in my personal list of countries to ignore over the next thirty years.

I think they're a good contender for superpower status before the end of this century.

I think they're a good contender for bankruptcy status before the end of this century.

Side: NO/AGAINST
D_indian(10) Disputed
4 points

{}...mr,over the next 30 years india will b leading world in economy,it have vry robust future th8's why 94&#xge;rman companies plan to inc and insure their bussiness with india...indian pharmaceuticals industry will be leader in nxt 10 years .dont panic about future of india bcuz india is future.jai hind

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liza(99) Disputed
3 points

India is in my personal list of countries to ignore over the next thirty years.

Maybe in that period you could concentrate on the American economy while we watch on our's and maybe while your ignoring, we'll beat ya!!

I think they're a good contender for bankruptcy status before the end of this century.

Oh yeah... Yeah bankruptcy of the other nations!!!

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D_indian(10) Disputed
1 point

{}...mr,over the next 30 years india will b leading world in economy,it have vry robust future th8's why 94&#xge;rman companies plan to inc and insure their bussiness with india...indian pharmaceuticals industry will be leader in nxt 10 years .dont panic about future of india bcuz india is future.jai hind

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

i am satisfied with the above points because in India the latest data mentioned by the multinational companies is signifies that India is in the 5th ranking.

and i just want to clarify one thing to others that till now India is the only country to have so many big and multinational companies just like,dell,rebook, Adidas,Samsung, Nokia,

and one thing that reliance is the only company from India which is world class and every one is using.

and also the BCCI chairman has now become the ICC member.

and BCCI is the richest board of world.

in every criteria India is proving himself to be very self sufficient for the world.

Side: YES/FOR
10 points

India is the world's second largest growing economy... after just 60 yrs of independence... after nearly 200 yrs of colonial rule under the British - who in that period robbed India of its vast wealth and heritage.

The point I'm making is that the Americans and the British are very proud of their wealth .... which is nothing but the looted booty from all their colonies. During the great depression it was the Indian gold that stabilized the entire western market.

Saying that India can't lead the world is like saying that a newborn child cant walk... but like a child learns to walk and run in sometime.... India will lead the world... certainly in some time...

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

Yes I support swaroop. it is true that india has all the potential to lead the world

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
3 points

it is true that india has all the potential to lead the world

oh yeah???? how come???

Side: NO/AGAINST
8 points

They have the population, which means they have the cheap labor. Their economic status is rising by the year, and though they will not be able to catch the states, they are still contenders.

Side: YES/FOR
9 points

I agree. They have the population.

I don't share the same opinion that they won't be able to catch the states. There are quite a few countries that are going to pass the U.S in the future.

Side: YES/FOR
7 points

india definately has the potential to lead the world............we have everything needed......execpt for some selfconfidence.............which is coming up

Side: YES/FOR
DaWolfman(3321) Disputed
3 points

In economic status? No other country will surpass the US in power, not in my lifetime at least.

Side: NO/AGAINST
sarfrazbaig(7) Disputed
3 points

we need leaders and not labours. labours work but leaders lead.

and as you know india has a stagerring proportion of corrupt leaders also

Side: NO/AGAINST
7 points

hey, I am an Indian citizen and I know how poor India is than all of you who are not, and I know how much better off India is than all of your countries because India right now is caring for its people, tieing up loose ends that occurred before its Independence.

It doesn't have the time to "throw out the red carpet like you mongrels".You try "looking good" when you have to take care of a billion people when half of them don't have the money to pay for it.

We are a nation, not a bunch of gimmicks who spy on his neighbour with his camera and upload it in the internet like you chumps.

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

Yes I support RJG in his views. Iam also an indian and iam proud to be one. We may be not well looking ones but whats comes from us so called 'human resource' is far more better than others who just sits in the name of development and throws works on us . And we see that India is fast approaching as an industrial nation, International IT hub and so on. Potentiality depends on how the nation is working towards betterment .In this iam sure INDIA is leading.BY 2020 INDIA WILL DEFINITELY LEAD THE WORLD.....

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
4 points

Iam also an indian and iam proud to be one

if that is so then why are you only concentrating on India's good sides?? if we find out what problems and drawbacks of our country are then we will be able to focus on clearing these problems.

We may be not well looking ones but whats comes from us so called 'human resource' is far more better than others who just sits in the name of development and throws works on us

that's not true.

those who throw work on us are actually helping us increase our per capita income. although it's a true fact that all they do is sit. ut they have reached so many heights because of their own efforts. you can't say no to that.

Potentiality depends on how the nation is working towards betterment

that is true but we are not moving at a constant and good speed so who knows, pakistan might also become a developed nation by the time we reach the developed state???

iam sure INDIA is leading.BY 2020 INDIA WILL DEFINITELY LEAD THE WORLD.....

a country doesn't lead just like that. it's hard work will have to be effecient and fruitful.

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
3 points

India right now is caring for its people, tieing up loose ends that occurred before its Independence.

Yeah?? and like what's it done???

Side: NO/AGAINST
6 points

Yes. India does have the potential to lead the world. If the Indian government can look after a country with 28 states of 28 ways, culture, geographical and language, it can certainly can lead the world. For example, there is heavy rainfall in Manipur , while there is water scarcity in Rajasthan. It also has the most wonderful technological developments. Economically also India isn't that low. Eg: Chandrayaan from India discovered water on Moon. What do u say about that? And the father of astronomy, aryabhatta was from India.

Side: YES/FOR
6 points

India has a potential to lead the world in 2022 with its predicted largest pool of manpower consisting of 200 million college graduates and 500 million trained and skilled workforce. It could be home for at least 30 of the Fortune 100 companies of the world and generate over 10% of the world trade, by nurturing a vibrant renaissance of world-class contemporary art, science, research and education could have at least 10 Nobel Prize Winners. This is possible in next fifteen years provided leaders focus on this goal as a priority. Iam sure this is going to happennnnnnnnnnnnnnn soooooooooon

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

India is moving at fast pace towards development. The country has changed upside down in last five years. Growth is almost twice every year. Today, Indians are leading in almost every field. Leaders from India are getting top positions in companies and even companies of Indian origin are growing.

India is looking up at the sky and saying…Its time to fly!!!

Good afternoon, one and all present here. I am Satakshi and I believe that Indians have put their hands on the arc of history, in hope to create a better day. The strength of our great Nation, the hard-work and toil of our countrymen combined with their ability to achieve the impossible, I sincerely believe that we all have in us, to be the leaders of the world in every sphere of human civilization.

An India whose faith in success is far greater than its fear of Failure

An India which no longer boycotts foreign made goods but buys out the companies which make them instead

History they say is a bad motorist, it rarely ever signals its intentions, when it is taking a turn, this is that rarely ever moment… History is turning a page

For over half a century, our nation has sprung, stumbled, run, fallen, rolled over, got up and dusted herself

But now in the 63rd year as a free nation, the ride has brought us to the edge of time

The Pessimistic amongst us would talk of the vast diversity, the cultural divide, the internal conflicts, the corruption, poverty, illiteracy and even the Chinese. Like all nations we have our problems, but we can take it as challenges, as we solve them one by one, we would emerge as a greater nation. With the diversity and the internal competition which is prevalent in our country, one is better prepared to face the world as compared to people from other nations. Our countrymen have the drive and the determination, which would help our nation emerge as world leaders.

Side: YES/FOR
mitgag(1652) Disputed
3 points

The country has changed upside down in last five years.

yep that's true but not very correct. it has turned upside down since the time after independence. it has become all confused and chaos is all over the place

Today, Indians are leading in almost every field.

yeah like corruption, black money, dirtiness, bad political leaders like mayavati and lalu prasad yadav.

India is looking up at the sky and saying…Its time to fly!!!

hahahahahaha 3 words LOL

Good afternoon, one and all present here

another LOL you are here to debate not give a lecture and also, it wasn't afternoon when I read your arguement, it was night!!!!

For over half a century, our nation has sprung, stumbled, run, fallen, rolled over, got up and dusted herself

sprung and gotten confused as to what is was really doing. stumbled all the while because of the politicians sitting and litrally ruling over us.

Like all nations we have our problems, but we can take it as challenges, as we solve them one by one,

yeah right and may I ask when????

and how.

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

yes I am also thinking the same .It will take some time and we INDIANS have to be united and have work together irrespective of cast and religion.However its a slow process and may be in 2020-2050 India can become top 3 powerful countries in the world.

Side: YES/FOR
5 points

I believe that India is fast emerging as a hub for international trade and investment. India has provided a huge opportunity to enhance trade and investments in sectors such as mechanical and electrical engineering, food processing, automotive, tourism and banking among others. Almost every multinational company is focusing on India.

Side: YES/FOR
5 points

The problem with that theory, though, is that multinational corporations that invest in India are not, by definition, from India. This means, happily, that the vast majority of the profits will return to the West. This king of international trade, along with protectionism, will secure our dominance for the foreseeable future.

Side: NO/AGAINST
5 points

Do we have the potential?

Yes.

The only competition we have is China who has done a much better job for the long run.

But then again the way India runs.. it always makes order out of chaos.

Side: YES/FOR
5 points

yes India can lead the world bcoz it has vast number of resources that are not present in other countries.India's most important resource the human resource of India as Indians do their work as somebody worshiping the god

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
5 points

at the time being they do have a vast number of resources that are not present in other countries.but the people do not want the govt. to dig them out to use them.they say they will not move . this is the condition of the accesible areas. the condition of the inaccesible areas will be even worse

Side: NO/AGAINST
iamdavidh(4870) Disputed
4 points

Yes, unfortunately I have a lot of Indian competition when bidding on jobs due to the fact they will write all day for about ten cents.

However fortunately most of them write kind of like you, so I'm safe.

The fact is until they improve their education, they are not going to be a world power, just a place where a whole lot of people will work for free.

Side: NO/AGAINST
5 points

indian culture,,and languages are established 2000yrs ago where other countries are finding there languags

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shreeya(11) Disputed
4 points

bt dis dosn't meant dat india hv d potential to lead the world..........

language is nt everything.............

nw it is 21st century............

india is a developing country...........

yet it hd to b developed............

now every countries are competing among themselves...........

can u plz tell me..????

with d help of language alone can it b able to lead the WORLD......................????????????

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gogetit(2) Disputed
4 points

wid d help of language only it can b able to lead becoz if it z able to convey or order den only it will lead and u indians purely lak in dat matter

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

even now some countries do not have their own culture or languages.

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
2 points

so what and by the way most of the countries do. and in half of the countries like the US they have so many different religions and people from all over the world how come they are living so peacefully and not us why are we indians fighting amongst ourselves can you answer that can you plz do and I'll make posters of it so that atleast one of the problems will be solved. being so possesive about our country leading the world won't make it lead. you have to focus on it's problems not on it's acheivements.

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
3 points

indian culture,,and languages are established 2000yrs ago where other countries are finding there languags

What you are saying: "It's been two thousand years, yet they still aren't world leaders."

Side: NO/AGAINST
5 points

Why do you think global companies like AT&T;and Vodafone are sniffing around India and buying companies like Hutch?

AirTel, Hutch, Tata Indicom and Reliance have all tailored cell phone solutions for the Indian masses, poor and rich in extremely innovative ways and have penetrated even very rural markets with rs 1000 handsets and Prepaid options that make sense for people in India and China!

Believe me, Indian Cell phone companies are 100 times more innovative than anything you can find elsewhere in the developed world!

Every major consumer product like soap, shampoo, pickles, etc have all been "pouched" and sold for Rs.1 in every rural market, even as we speak! And they are buying in droves! In 2006 Business India did a Consumer profiling study and found that the people who earn the least, the people they call "Nirdhaan" had enough money to buy shampoo in pouches and were buying them!

It all depends upon having a positive attitude and looking what innovation represents "Value" (balance between cost and benefits) and provide it in that form.

That applies to software also! The Indian population can be an immense advantage if you can think of Value and deliver it in a way that is customized and delivered in India that makes sense!

Side: YES/FOR
5 points

how can Indians say that india don not have the potential to lead the world???????????????

India is the heaven in the Earth and only India have the potential to lead the world..........

Believe yourself and hardwork.............

surely INDIA WILL BECOME POTENTIAL TO LEAD THE WORLD other-than any country!!!!!!!!!!!!

JAI HIND

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

how can Indians say that india don not have the potential to lead the world?

Because it does not.

India is the heaven in the Earth

Who do you think you are deceiving?

only India have the potential to lead the world

Which would of course explain why the U.S leads the world...

Believe yourself and hardwork

Your hard work is to our benefit, not yours.

INDIA WILL BECOME POTENTIAL TO LEAD THE WORLD other-than any country!

How does one "become" potential?

JAI HIND

Blah Blah Blah.

Side: NO/AGAINST
purnima(2) Disputed
4 points

are u indian????? how can u say jai hind a blah blah. it has the potencial to lead because it has every thing. can u name any thing in which india lack. india is ofcourse a beauti full place. take example of kashmir or kerela. how beautiful they are. u must surely visit them. some times our hardwork becomes usefull for others too. for example teachers hardwork is good for students and students hardwork is usefull for country including you too..

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D_indian(10) Disputed
2 points

Hey u mr blah blah ......prhps u dnt knw by wat rate india widening its horizon....v r just 63 year young.......d future iz our.....where were u after ur 63 post independence years.....

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D_indian(10) Disputed
2 points

Hey u mr blah blah ......prhps u dnt knw by wat rate india widening its horizon....v r just 63 year young.......d future iz our.....where were u after ur 63 post independence years.....

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Pepper(2) Disputed
2 points

what the hell are you saying?!

Do you know that you're a bloody idiot?! "JAI HIND Blah Blah Blah"??!!

YOU SUCK! YOU "ENIGMATICJERK"!

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
2 points

how can Indians say that india don not have the potential to lead the world???????????????

because I was taught not to lie about myself or anything thats mine.

India is the heaven in the Earth and only India have the potential to lead the world..........yeah like we have the largest slum in the world hey guys plz come to india come and see heaven. I don't think India has the potential to lead the world

INDIA WILL BECOME POTENTIAL TO LEAD THE WORLD other-than any country!!!!!!!!!!!!where did you learn english

Believe yourself and hardwork.............well what's that supposed to mean?????

JAI HINDfinally a correct sentance

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munisharma(3) Disputed
3 points

so dnt say u r indian because u dnt knw the indian heritage so make ur self of other country. if any one ask frm u abt ur house u firstly take thm to ur dustbin n bathroom??????????/

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

i think that India has the potential to lead the world because it developing day by day.... and what i feel is that if India has lead the country so far then it can do more....

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
3 points

i think that India has the potential to lead the world because it developing day by day.... and what i feel is that if India has lead the country so far then it can do more....

India is developing day by day.

So is every other country.

Side: NO/AGAINST
3 points

Of course it has the potential, but right now the current religious tension between Muslims and Hindus would probably prevent this. I can't think of a leading nation that has had large scale internal conflict, it just doesn't work. To "lead" a country must have time and resources to worry about other countries and not itself.

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

You don't think you're greatly overexagerrating the effect of hindu/muslim tensions?

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India and China could redefine what third world country means because in the future, both will be first and third world countries simultaneously.

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

It's in part because of a sort of technological leapfrogging where, for example, in certain third-world (developing) nations the citizens jumped to cell phones with no intermediate stage of wired phone infrastructure.

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

You mean they won't have poverty like America and England?

Side: YES/FOR

Well, the common misconception of first, second and third world countries is pointing out the huge gap between the poor and rich of the world.

However, during the Cold War, these terms were coined identifying countries by economic system based on alliance. They were defined by the alliance with capitalism. So, Britain, US and etc were first while Soviet was second and any other system were third.

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

YA...................U R RIGHT............!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I M AGREE WID U..........

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
4 points

YA...................U R RIGHT............!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I M AGREE WID U..........

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This post is stupid so that it does not even warrant my loss of a point to down-vote you.

Side: NO/AGAINST
mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

why are you writting such dumb stuff???? this is a debate. can you stop trying to earn points by writing a sentance or two just for the sake of it???

Side: NO/AGAINST
3 points

INDIA has the potential to lead the world.

Full of natural resources, filled with highly spiritual people and country with diverse tounges and races. India has th potential to flourish.

Well, I cannot ignore the fact that Indian government seems pretty corrupt and poverty still exists.

But hey, China is communist, poverty is also seen in China..

So why not INDIA?

INDIA DOES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO LEAD THE WORLD

Side: YES/FOR
shreeya(11) Disputed
3 points

BT...............

i think only resources..and.........spirituality can't let india 2 develop.........

it needs modern technology too............

Side: NO/AGAINST
3 points

india international institute like nalanda where students of many countries came for studies.........discovery of decimal and 0

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

Of course India has the POTENTIAL to lead the world, but I don't see that happening anytime soon. They have the knowledge, the manpower, and the resources to lead the world.

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

India is a good country to live in...

it has diverse culture but still it unites as one.

Saare jagah se achcha...

Hindustan hamara...

Side: YES/FOR
3 points

...........hum bulbule hain iski.....

ye gul sitaa hamara.........

ye kyun chor diya tha.............

Side: YES/FOR
mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

ye kyun chor diya tha............

kyunki tere jaisa koi pagal akar use likh hi deta na???

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

India is a good country to live in...

yeah! is your house good to live in? if yes why don't you convert it into a hotel??

it has diverse culture but still it unites as one

yeah and there are no hindu and muslim conflicts going on around??? sooooooooo peaceful!!!

Side: NO/AGAINST
2 points

india is bound by water on 3 sides, some thing which most other nations do not have. this is a big advantage for india

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
2 points

india is bound by water on 3 sides, some thing which most other nations do not have. this is a big advantage for india

Britain is bound by water on all sides, something which most other nations do not have. This is a big advantage for Britain.

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Japan is bound by water on all sides, something which most other nations do not have. This is a big advantage for Japan.

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Iceland is bound by water on all sides, something which most other nations do not have. This is a big advantage for Iceland.

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Canada is bound by water on three sides, something which most other nations do not have. This is a big advantage for Canada.

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

ndia is bound by water on 3 sides, some thing which most other nations do not have. this is a big advantage for india

so how does that help in making it lead the world??

Side: NO/AGAINST
2 points

THE CAPITAL MARKETS HAVE BEEN ABLE TO RECIEVE A HUGE INFLOW OF FUNDS.INDIA CAN COMPETE OVERSEAS MARKETS WITH THIS PERFORMANCE STATUS AND INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS SEE INDIA HAS A POTENTIAL MARKET FOR EXCELLENT RETURN ON INVESTMENT.

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

The world can lead itself... No need for someone to do this task!!!

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
2 points

The world can lead itself... No need for someone to do this task!!!

1. You are on the wrong side of the debate.

2. I would agree if and only if you are proposing anarchy.

Side: NO/AGAINST
2 points

india can speak english better than orginal english man..britishers and americans speech includes a lot of grammatical mistakes ..so who is better....indians !!!! "truth is stranger than fiction".......

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

india can speak english better than orginal english man

That is a laughable assertion.

britishers and americans speech includes a lot of grammatical mistakes

Your little rant there contained six instances of poor grammar, three misspellings and seven counts of inappropriate or absent punctuation. Do I dare ask whether Indians know what irony is?

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

yessssssss....indians r damn gud at english......i m an indian 2.......n india's gonna winnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

Side: YES/FOR
munisharma(3) Disputed
1 point

tht is nt a laughble assertion it is true. u even cant speak english clearly so hw u thnk tht ur betr in english thn indian's.

Side: YES/FOR
liza(99) Disputed
1 point

Typical British... Aren't ya? The kind that licks dicks for correct grammar..........................?

Side: YES/FOR
sarfrazbaig(7) Disputed
1 point

our national language is hindi but still we speak english better

isn't it a shame and you think well before you add an argument as you are mixing the name of a good country into soil

Side: NO/AGAINST
2 points

India is a secular state.people of all communities reside here so india has the knowledge of almost all countries and the way they live. so it can easily lead all the people of world without creating any nuissance among anyone.

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

pls, take a india lead mndjkhiufhm cdjhciudshjsnajdhsyudgiwieowskcnjcneghuhiocdjnmxnuwfr

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
4 points

pls, take a india lead mndjkhiufhm cdjhciudshjsnajdhsyudgiwieowskcnjcneghuhiocdjnmxnuwfr

That got upvoted?

A monkey must have been playing with the mouse.

Side: NO/AGAINST
2 points

i think there is no doubt on this that India has power to lead the world.

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

plz give some examples to understand this better. I can't make a head or tail out of it!!!

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liza(99) Disputed
2 points

I can't make a head or tail out of it!!!

So stop using clay and use some brain now...

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

ndians has always been powerful why r u forgeting about its ancient glory history

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

India moving a step ahead in becoming a world power everyday....

concerns shown by other countries says it all.....

Yes we have some internal problems which country don't have...

but time is river water and it brings changes..we growing as one of the leading power...

I'll not compare my country with others as Napoleon said"Comparing yourself with others is same as insulting yourself"

We have the 3rd largest army in the world..

we produce most no. of doctors and engineers every year (count in your own country)

but still we don't like to prise ourselves because we don't believe anyone is stronger or weaker than us....

!!!!! NAMASTE!!!!

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

Hi all of u.................. dis is a new gal joining da prsns who r in favor of dis argue...... those who are in oppose of dis topic..... may i request u one thing dat plz think before u tell about India"s potential bcoz the wealth which the foreigners are enjoying nw are the looted one 4m India........ The other foreign countries are more developed den us bcoz it is da Indian people who are using their brain and making the foreign countries develop..........

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
2 points

Hi all of u..................

hello to you too.

the wealth which the foreigners are enjoying nw are the looted one 4m India........

yes that is true but the wealth that India had was also looted from other countries. what proof do you have that India's wealth was from Inida only???

other foreign countries are more developed den us bcoz it is da Indian people who are using their brain and making the foreign countries develop..........

sure that also is correct but these people know that Indian people are mostly corrupt and so they always find ways to get more money. they don't care so much about their clients.

so people who have brains know what is right for them and therefore they go abroad.

Side: NO/AGAINST
VIVITHASHREE(2) Disputed
1 point

iam going to support that india has the potential to lead the world..

'yes that is true but the wealth that India had was also looted from other countries. what proof do you have that India's wealth was from Inida only???'

:do u hav the proof tht india has looted?

'sure that also is correct but these people know that Indian people are mostly corrupt and so they always find ways to get more money. they don't care so much about their clients.'

:thinking only of u is not the humanism..we indians have a lot of kindness and humanism in us...we always have had given but not taken...and will always give..

we want knowledge not money or anything else..we have lot of knowledge...we may be slow...but remember that slow and steady wins the race...we will be late but will also be the latest..

'so people who have brains know what is right for them and therefore they go abroad.'

:if u think it like this then , we have a lot of foriegn companies in india...are they fools to start a company in india..even foriegn products are sold at india or else in over populated nation. why?because demand is the matter...we people help ur nation to grow..we want the world also to lead..not only us leaving everyone back...that's too bad...

iam proud to be an indian...it is a wealth giving or sharing nation but not an disleading nation..

an indian tries to help others..even if i become a rich person in my future , i would help the poor or the people who need help. its a promise..

do what ur heart says...and be scared of ur heart...but not of others..

jai hind..

Side: YES/FOR
munisharma(3) Disputed
1 point

do u hve proof tht india's wealth ws nt frm india ????????

Side: YES/FOR
swtspiceN3Gi(33) Disputed
1 point

Most ppl in India are corrupt???I guess you are also an Indian...so you must be corrupt as well.

you say people who have brains know what is right for them go abroad...

Yeah people like you who only care abt money and not about their country go abroad!!!

Not bcoz of poverty or corruption but because of the irresponsible behavior of citizens lyk you towards the country,India cannot lead the world!

Side: YES/FOR
strongweak(4) Disputed
1 point

You simply talk nonsense. America has invented numerous things, starting from electricity, to aeroplane to TV, refrigerator. Name it, which is not invented by the U.S (Or the westerners). Thats how this country is the richest in the world now and the global leader now. Name one, just one f..king thing that Indians have invented. Dont simply talk nonsense and irritate others.

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

India surely has the potential to lead the world.........Dr Manmohan Singh is considered as the most qualified prime minister all over the world.........India has proved its potential in various fields and aspects............

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

I already had my say in the debate and we Indians at least managed to learn these mongrel's language and we are pretty good at it. But the rest of you English gimmicks stumble in your own tongue.

I am quoting some sush102

"Hey its better dnt teach me wats da differnce between chatng nd debatng..... If i start my debate na den u bloody will b 4ced to leave dis site nd run away...."

what crap?

"dnt" , "ma" "dis"

what kind of crap is that???

It makes no difference what you say but it still remains that INDIANS are the BEST!!!!

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

Yes, as India's economy is rising increasingly. As for the people saying that the caste system, sexism, racism in India.. Well the caste system has been eradicated, but there are some small traces of it being there. Satyamev Jayate, a show led by Aamir Khan, went against the sexism of India, and it has been put in court, and eventually will also decrease as this show has increased awareness in many places. India cant really afford to go as fast as china, nor shall it, and also it cannot face its poverty issues with the outstanding threat of illegal occupied territories by China and Pakistan, and the any-time-can-happen nuclear threat of Pakistan, which can send a missile in 8 seconds to India. The issue of Kashmir / Arunchal Pradesh does not really allow India to develop as fast and decrease poverty. Thank You and Jai Hind!

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

yes,India has potential to lead the world.So, many countries depends on scientists.most of employees in every country is Indians.

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

Going by my personal encounters with indian immigrants , id have to say -

Sure why not ? , they're so cleverly crafty.......([email protected]%#(^#%^#%^)^$)

...................................they already have bugun to take it over.....yep :(

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

aah...u r saying like that only india has this things.....other countries donot have this.....does the america which seems as leading the world doesnt have bad qualities.....it eats less and waste more.....the amount of food they waste can be utillised for feeding whole indian population...it produces more pollution and blame us...what about it !!!!!!!

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

1. improve your language skill.

u r saying like that only india has this things.....other countries donot have this

yes the other countries do have these problems, but they are taken under control quickly. in India if a murder takes place, it is soon forgotten by everyone even us. do you remember the arushi murder case? can you tell me who they caught and on what evidence???

this is the reason why India is so backward.

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

This debate shows itself that the world really needs a leader. USA has become ruthless as evident from its stand in environment issues. The Russia has crumbled,China became an "accomplice" of USA, and this shows the world really needs a leader.

Now, what all qualities should a world leader have?

She should be rich in cultural heritage, should have human resources, should have supply of natural resources, should have the capability to consider the world as a whole with great moral values,and they should never attack any other country to gain its territory, and ,India is the only nation which qualifies all the above criteria.

But in present situation , India cannot become the world leader as the people who are against the motion said.But let me remind you, that the question is, "India has the POTENTIAL to lead the world", and the evident answer is YES.

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

She should be rich in cultural heritage,

what!!!! and how will that help the country in leading the world????

should have supply of natural resources,and they should be easily accesible, and economical.

should have human resources and the human resource should be willing to do productive work.

should have the capability to consider the world as a whole with great moral values

yeah like you have that capability!!!

and they should never attack any other country to gain its territory,

yeah and that is the reason we are in war with china.

India cannot become the world leader as the people who are against the motion said

that is right thank you but in a debate one must never point out the good things for the oppoition.

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

Go to bloody hell, u bastards, those who say that India can't lead the world. India can definitely lead the world. It has that potential...

What Americans and west nations did??? Made other countries their colonies, and looted them...

Go to bloody hell u bastard, this was for all those who think Indians are nothing...

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

Go to bloody hell, u bastards, those who say that India can't lead the world.

That is the greatest threat you are to us...bad language.

It has that potential.

How?

What Americans and west nations did??? Made other countries their colonies, and looted them...

America was a colony, but in general you are correct. I dare you to try it with us though. We'd destroy you and leave you more backward and impoverished than you already are.

Go to bloody hell u bastard, this was for all those who think Indians are nothing...

Not nothing, just not a threat.

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D_indian(10) Disputed
1 point

Mr blah blah(engmtc)We'd

destroy you and leave you more

backward and impoverished

than you already are....

..........u wanna destroy us....then wat u thnk we 'd leave you.....yh u r right th8 v r threat to u....bt nt cz of bad language bt bcoz of our day by day improvement...n progress...... U accepted our superiority on u....

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
2 points

Go to bloody hell, u bastards, those who say that India can't lead the world.

this is it this is the biggest drawback of our country, bad language. what do you think? that this will make the other debators feel inferior to you?? are you kidding me???

What Americans and west nations did??? Made other countries their colonies, and looted them...

so what in the old times this was a common thing. and we should also be ashamed that India couldn't fight for itself.

Side: NO/AGAINST
3 points

this is it this is the biggest drawback of our country, bad language.

India is nothing compared to North America.

what do you think? that this will make the other debators feel inferior to you??

Probably.

are you kidding me???

No, he is kidding himself.

so what in the old times this was a common thing.

All throughout Europe.

and we should also be ashamed that India couldn't fight for itself.

Which only goes to prove their inferiority.

Side: NO/AGAINST
sarfrazbaig(7) Disputed
1 point

you are bloody bastard

you think that india can lead the world then it is true

................................but in only you dreams

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

think about India's culture.

Doesn't it have the richest one in the world?

Indians have been brought up in an atmosphere of

adjusting with every kind of environment.

I feel that Indians can innovate and contribute a lot

to world success! sO......I can quite clearly come down on the side yes.....!

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2 points

yeah......" INDIANS ARE LIVING IN DARK FROM MANY YEAR'S. NOW,THEY ARE DEVELOPING FASTER AND FASTER & THE DEVELOPED OTHER COUNTRIES ARE LIVING IN LIGHTNESS FROM MANY YEAR'S.NOW THEY WANT LIVE GLEEFULLY IN SATISFACTION,SO THEY ARE WATCHING TO THE COUNTRY INDIA AND

LEARNING THEIR WAY OF LIFE.

Side: YES/FOR
mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

think about India's culture.Doesn't it have the richest one in the world?

I can answer that. NO

Indians have been brought up in an atmosphere of adjusting with every kind of environment.

that's not true.

I feel that Indians can innovate and contribute a lot to world success!

just because of these false reasons you are saying that India has the potential to lead the world.

sO......I can quite clearly come down on the side yes.....!

no you can't!!!! ;);););)

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

India certainly has d potentials 2 lead d world......

in our real world power and weapons doesn't work any more

maybe...................................

maybe USA,UK or such other contries are more powerful but India is economically more strong.it is d hub 4 many other companies.

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

The Indian economy is galloping at a breakneck speed and might even reach double-digit growth by 2013, feel Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma. Many economists agree that the demographic dividend that India enjoys could see the country sustain its high growth rate for a long time to come.

The India growth story is indeed enviable. Despite being plagued by myriad problems, India has emerged stronger and more resilient to any global crises so far.

India is expected to be the world's fastest growing economy by 2018, according to Economist Intelligence Unit, a research arm of the Economist magazine.

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

yes india can lead the world because it have a very strong economy

Side: YES/FOR
mitgag(1652) Disputed
2 points

what are you talking about??????????????do you know the meaning of economy????????if yes then how come you said India can lead the world????

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

Indian People has the power to overcome all the difficulties and also to solve them. So I think India will progress and after one or two decade it will lead the world.

Side: YES/FOR
mitgag(1652) Disputed
2 points

if it did then why are there slums in our country??? why is there poverty???? why does almost every second street stink even with drain system???? why are politicians eating up money????

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

Hey u may b ryt........... but if u talk about corruption den china is communist and corruption is also seen in china bt den also china is in da leading countries...... Can u tell me y???????????? U all talk about the literacy f indian bt let me remind u dat most of the english words are taken 4m the indian language i.e. Sanskrit like mother 4m matra, Father 4m Pitri, jamiti bcam geometry nd trikonmiti bcam trigonometry..... Wat do u say about dat dea.......????????

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

first of all, please use proper words. you are debating not chatting. writing a few more words won't do you any harm.

now coming to the debate

bt den also china is in da leading countries...... china is leading from india in terms of development.

U all talk about the literacy f indian bt let me remind u dat most of the english words are taken 4m the indian language i.e. Sanskrit like mother 4m matra, Father 4m Pitri, jamiti bcam geometry nd trikonmiti bcam trigonometry..... Wat do u say about dat dea.......????????

yes then indians were very much educated. but we have to talk about now and we are, and we see that 75% of india's population is illiterate. do you know what that means?? it means people will indulge them selves in odd jobs which don't have much value. the other alternative and the more preferred by indians is begging.

Side: NO/AGAINST
1 point

we should not forget lord rama, krishna, vishvamitr etc which give far view that india will be the vishvguru in future

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

ooooooooh really David then why people from your country knock their doors in India for gaining peace and get rid of depression,why does most of the named firms of the world have highest no. of Indian employees cuz we are genius,and we are actually intellectually superior.in past we have lead the world and we'll surely lead the world again in near future wait and watch

Side: YES/FOR

To say India can not lead the world is to say that a newborn child can never walk!!! I agree that there r so many problems that the rising India is facing 2day bt we r getting better day by day!!!

Side: YES/FOR
mitgag(1652) Disputed
1 point

To say India can not lead the world is to say that a newborn child can never walk!!!

very true.

I agree that there r so many problems that the rising India is facing 2day bt we r getting better day by day!!!

we are trying to develop in different fields leaving behind our other problems, but these problems come up quickly and so we must try to focus on our drawbacks than put them aside.

Side: NO/AGAINST
swtspiceN3Gi(33) Disputed
2 points

We don't put our drawbacks aside instead we are working on them and successfully overcoming them! Along with developing in different fields!

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

See the real GDP growth rate of USA or the UK....

For the US it is -2.4% and that of UK is -4.8%

For India it is + 7.4%.

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

India will grow faster than any country of the world after 2012.

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

India does have ptential to lead the world, but so does China! America continues to outsource good manufactoring jobs to these countries resulting in an economic boost for India and China!

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

i remember the only country by whose fear alexander's army was afraid

it was INDIA

after just sixty years of independence INDIA is looked as the country to become the sixth member of security council of UN

and it is also the country with a great development rate

And i know that none of us are unknown to the great contribution of INDIA in the discovery of god partical

then from where the matter comes from that INDIA is not having the pottential

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

i just know that i am an Indian and i don't want to show my country down and the person who thinks that only by debate they will solve all the problems is wrong.

because they also know that how is there country.

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

Yes, that is true if they continue to manage the positive and effective economic agenda. The first thing they need is to promote their economic policy to every investors and their tourism.

Regards,

Jerwin

"consultant of poster printing san francisco"

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

yes it does with a rapidly growing population and a growing economy India is in line with china to become the greatest economic powers of the world

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

I am an American, and I am ashamed to admit "Merica is rich due to slavery. India never had slavery and used to be rich until the British came and took everything away. We were left in a bad state, but started developing quickly. India is much more competitive in education than America and soon when everyone has education (which will happen in our lifetime) India will excel.

India has the potential.

Side: YES/FOR
1 point

I view India as more of an opportunity than a challenge. India has been a superpower in the past along with China and I am pretty confident that India will learn from its mistakes.

Side: YES/FOR
14 points

India is a vastly superstitious, impoverished, uneducated country still clinging to a ridiculous caste system.

Because a few Indians have managed to exploit their overwhelmingly impoverished and uneducated citizenry in order to produce crappy products for next to nothing, does not make them any kind of shining beacon for the world.

India is a miserable place. They will continue to be the West's lapdog until they shed them selves of their overwhelming sexism, racism, and ignorance and begin educating and offering what should be minimal living standards to all of its population, not simply the luckiest 1% or so.

A nation with an overwhelming population of miserable people will always fail as a nation, the Dark Ages taught us that. People need to be empowered, all of them, then a country will change for the better and only then.

Side: NO/AGAINST
indeed(72) Disputed
9 points

How about a nation of overweight people? Will they fail as a nation?

I guess we've empowered them a little too much.....eeeek

Side: YES/FOR
iamdavidh(4870) Disputed
7 points

Fat people can still be well educated

uneducated by the nature of the word, cannot be well educated.

While being fat is a problem, it is not necessary that the general population be in good physical health in order that they should "lead the world"

It is necessary though the the general population be well educated, which the general Indian population is not.

link 35% of the Indian population cannot even read.

link and like I said, they still have overwhelming remnants of their ridiculous cast system. Not that the US doesn't have racists, but they are a few crazies for the most part and the US is aware of it, it's not a long accepted tradition completely ignored by most.

Side: NO/AGAINST
paradox(208) Disputed
9 points

India may be held down by the chains of castes sexism, racism and other kind of frauds like corruption and division of society etc. but still, there is a day in the near future when we break these chains and make a progress beyond the wildest dreams anyone.

India may be weak and feeble before the others now, but thinking of the past, i think India was the base power, like a fertile soil, to others to cultivate their wealth!

I remember Alexander the great to be aching for the control over India and its riches. i remember British Gov taking over Indians wealth including The ShahJahans peacock throne!!!

if you were to stay in a city of India, you are seeing an illusion.

IF you want the true India, Visit its Villages!!!

i know, what has happened has happened.

but thinking of the future again, i think it is in our hands and not others to decide who will Win and who won't

even today, if AL the engineers, scientists and professionals who are working for foreign state's come back to India, i estimate that it won't take more than 5 years for India to make a breakthrough in any kind of field you name!

Side: YES/FOR
saroop93(24) Disputed
6 points

one small question - what were the americans after 60 years of their independence??

Ans : A bunch of savages killing each other for gold?

You say the that only the lucky 1% enjoy in India....you could not be more wrong.... the top 10% are all millioniares.. the next 55 % is the middle class.... who are hard working and do well.... add the two - 65% = 650million people...far more than your entire population.... our education sys is not as casual as yours... we are lucky... thats why most of your mncs prefer indians and chinese more than you own lot...... as for cast sys.... well i clearly remember your country torn apart in civil wars.. n until recently racisim.. u should think before u write anything like this... n i'm not concluding but have to finish because i can go on and on.. u r just another bloody stereotype...

Side: YES/FOR
iamdavidh(4870) Disputed
7 points

The Indian middle class would be considered impoverished by Western standards. Just because you call it middle class doesn't mean they are. And what does any of this have to do with right now?

I provided factual links in my posts about the percentage of Indian impoverished, the percent of Indians who cannot read, and articles on the still lingering caste system. None arguing on your side have given anything but history of the US (not India) which is not the subject, and misinformation about the state of the Indian population. If India wants to "lead the world" they need to come up with a system that ensures every citizen has access to education to the 12th grade at least, and they need to raise their minimum wage to Western standards.

That's it. They haven't done these things, they aren't fit to lead.

Like I said, they will continue to be the West's lap dog, making crappy products for slave wages and letting the West take advantage of India's massive impoverished population until those things change.

It's not a stereotype, it's an accurate description of India.

Side: NO/AGAINST
ATULYKVMTM Disputed
3 points

India does not have the potential to lead the world as the poverty of the country is increasing day by day. You people must've read in the newspapers that 7 states of our country are poorer than countries of Africa. Is this what we have achieved in the 62 years of our independence?

Side: NO/AGAINST
gogetit(2) Disputed
2 points

well wat r indians after 60yrs ............. jst a heap of insanes killing each other in d name of religion and god

Side: NO/AGAINST
Kinda(1649) Disputed
5 points

If that post isn't retarded... then 'b' doesn't follow 'a' in the alphabet.

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Side: YES/FOR
iamdavidh(4870) Disputed
10 points

Do you have specifics to show this is not the case? 35% of the Indian population cannot even read. The majority of people live in what would be considered extreme poverty by any Western world. The majority of people are racist against North Indians or however their particular racism works.

Is that your ideal? Should the whole world be 35% illiterate, mostly starving, and racist?

Again, that a few have managed to exploit a large uneducated population willing to work for next to nothing does not mean that country containing these exploited masses should lead the world.

Side: NO/AGAINST
3 points

I quite agree... n its not just the post... its also the guy....

Side: YES/FOR
andy21 Disputed
3 points

Though India still lags behind the world in many fields....it is the only country that is developing at such a rapid rate that it will soon gain enough potential to stand amongst the great countries of today!

when countries fall into a situation of desperation for peace or when things go out of control it is the Indians who people look up to come and improve situations. when the markets fell India still not in any serious problems.

today people don't waste much time in ridiculing an Indian and its ways of functioning....but an unknown fact remains that the west are fast following the footsteps of India. they have started looking up to the ideologies of the Indians and are giving India a chance to stand up and prove themselves to the world..!!

Side: YES/FOR
iamdavidh(4870) Disputed
2 points

I see no specifics.

Has the medium Indian income increased?

Has the poverty rate dropped?

Has the percent of illiterate decreased?

I've heard none of this going on.

India has areas that have become much nicer, and if you live in one of these areas, or if you are on vacation in India, you do not see the masses at the gates who cannot read or write and do not have enough to eat.

Again, because it may have been burried in the see of replies I've had to my comment,

The source of India's sudden emergence on the world economy is due to an overwhelming number of people willing to work for nearly nothing. It is not because India has made any huge advancements.

If the US, UK, AUS, GER, CAN, FRA, and other major world powers decided tomorrow to enforce fair trade laws, and to tax greater for outsourcing jobs,

India would not have anything to sell.

They would no longer be part of the world economy.

What I'm saying is, they're economy is dependant on them being poor and remaining that way.

It is not a good situation at all.

If India's government is smart and good, if the people realize this, what they will do is use this sudden relative prosperity to, instead of making the very few rich in India which is what's happening now, they will divert these funds into education, creating local jobs, taking advantage of local resources, and investing in their own future.

I'm afraid though that there is no sign that this is what is happening. Honestly I have nothing against India, I simply see that the many are being taken advantage of by the few in this new world economy, and I know this is a dead end for any country.

Side: NO/AGAINST
Sudhanva(4) Disputed
3 points

Get your facts updated. The caste system in India is hanging by a thread. India, even after being mercilessly and greedily exploited by foreigners, has still managed to surface as the second fastest developing country of the world. As for being an uneducated and impoverished country - India is swiftly eradicating illeteracy and poverty. It might take some time, though, for India's has the world's second largest population.

And when you call India a racist country I take it as a personal insult. True there is that tiny population in the country that is racist, but if you are ready to oversee the fact that ''a few Indians have managed to exploit their overwhelmingly impoverished and uneducated citizenry in order to produce crappy products for next to nothing, it does not make them any kind of shining beacon for the world'', then so am I ready to ignore that small fragment of racists to consider that other large fragment of people with unimaginable potential.

And off the record, if the British had not plundered India and kept her in darkness for over two centuries, I am overly confident on the fact that India would have emerged as the world's most powerful country, considering her now-lost store of covetous natural resources, minerals, and glory.

You call India's vast population as a burden, David, but you will be proved wrong when, one day, India WILL break free from the chains of externally inflicted poverty and illeteracy and emerge as one of the leading countries of the world. Even now you can see that India is wanted by all major powers of the world. 2010 has proven this. The American President, the British Prime Minister, the French President, Russian and Chinese leaders want peaceful relations with India, for all know that the future is India.

But I have to agree that that future is quite far off, if you consider India's unstable relationship with neighbouring country Pakistan, the threat of the Naxalites and other problems. But I have faith that India will solve all these problems and become again what she had been in the past for today's great powers - a beacon, covetous and priceless.

Side: STRONGLY AGAINST
2 points

but but but how will my india know what need to be done?how will we make em aware??

Side: NO/AGAINST
sarfrazbaig(7) Disputed
2 points

you don't know anything and still want to lead the world

and however why are you worrying when the govt is there

Side: YES/FOR
manav1112(21) Disputed
1 point

First of all, the caste system has been eradicated. Second, India needs to protect its borders, and unlike many other countries it has two countries ILLEGALLY occupying territory. Third, this post is offensive OR you just dont have a mind, cause India has many WORLD-CLASS products, some examples? Ok well: Akaash Tablet, Akaash II Tablet, Tata Sky with VOD services, Search it up! You will get many results that can prove that wrong! Next, India is not a miserable place, infact it has many high and middle class people. The middle class may not earn as much as middle class people do in Europe, but they are joyful, lead a good life and most of all, things are cheap in India unlike in Europe, so do not even THINK of comparing the two. They are not miserable people, in fact, most are happy with their simple life.

Side: YES/FOR
iamdavidh(4870) Disputed
1 point

That's such bullshit. India does its best to hide its poverty to the rest of the world because they want to push this emerging nation notion as far as possible, sure, but people don't want to be impoverished.

And there is nothing offensive about my post. The only offensive thing in this entire line of argument is that so many people here care so little for the majority of the actual people. They and you seem to care more about image and economy. Well fuck that number one, even if India did have a good economy and a good image, and two, it doesn't work that way. They need to work harder to educate and take care of their entire population.

Side: NO/AGAINST
shaash(435) Disputed
1 point

Stop saying stuff if you haven't done your research. You are being ignorant in this post which is ironic because you called 99% of India ignorant. Almost everything you said in this post is false. There is barely any superstition, much less than the West. Hinduism is based on science, if you disagree I can show you some links.

Also saying India is sexist is absolutely FALSE! It is again much less sexist than the west. Name a female president? Stuck. Well India had one. Women are more important if not equally as important as men.

One thing that is true is that there is poverty, but only 17% or so percent of the population is impoverished. And these people weren't always impoverished, only since when the British took over India.

India has a much better economy than you think, and unlike western nations, it made the money it has WITHOUT STEALING FROM OR ENSLAVING OTHER CIVILIZATIONS!

Side: YES/FOR
GenericName(3387) Clarified
2 points

Out of curiosity, could you provide those links you were referring to regarding Hinduism being based on science?

Side: YES/FOR
10 points

India will not lead the world because the gap between the rich and poor is too great and they still heavily believe in the caste system.

Side: NO/AGAINST
shreeya(11) Disputed
5 points

but now a dayz therez not dat much gap between rich and poor............

as government is providing provisions for the poor 2 develop...........

reservation seats r also provided.........

Side: YES/FOR
trumpeter93(998) Disputed
4 points

Maybe not here in the US, but in India if you aren't rich, you're poor. There is no middle class in India. They still use the caste system which violates so many human rights. People are sold into slavery every day.

Side: NO/AGAINST
sreekool14(1) Disputed
4 points

there may be reservations , but that is entirely based on the caste system......... a poor man below poverty line and belonging to a forward caste hasnt got any reservations to boast about...............still the gulf between rich and poor remains...

Side: NO/AGAINST
8 points

india is is good adopter but a bad developer and leader should be a great developer

Side: NO/AGAINST
shreeya(11) Disputed
4 points

ACTUALLY THE MAIN PROBLEM IS THE """"""""" BRAIN DRAIN""""""""""

OTHERWISE.............

INDIA CAN DO................

WHATEVER IT WANTS..........................

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

yes i completely agree wid u shreeya. india has a great potential thanx to the younger generation

Side: YES/FOR
nigam(1) Disputed
3 points

good point "brain drain" well definately dats a big issue....bt der many more things which shows dat india dsnt hav the potential to lead the world......like ridiculous caste system...another big issue is dat the reserved seats for backward classes......thats total injustice........nd dnt forget corruption....a big obstacle for india to lead the world

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divyanshu Disputed
1 point

Do you really think India can do anything.Do you think with this corrupt government is this possible .In India people join politics only to earn crores .Today our young generation is so influenced by it that they think if they can't do anything they will join politics.Our politicians dont't even know how to behave in vidhan sabha and rajya sabha. IF you put aside the fact being an Indian you will write only in favour of India that is wrong.

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8 points

i don't know if we should be proud or be ashamed that India is such a country in which :

- pizzas arrive earlier than ambulance or fire brigade...

- the shoes we wear in our feet are sold in A/C showrooms but the vegetables that fill our bellies are sold on the roadsides

- the interest for a farmer who wants to buy a tractor is 14% BUT IT IS 0% for a corporate officer buying a Mercedes!!!!

- you buy a Sim card it wont cost you anything but you buy a kilo of rice, it costs you about 30 bucks..

- a soldier dies in a battle and is family is given a petty amount as compensation but the Indian cricket team loses a T20 contest but is still payed Rs 3,00,00,000..can u believe it????

after considering some major setbacks like ever increasing population, illiteracy,unemployment,poverty,castism,blah & blah & blah blah blah ; one can say that India becoming the world leader is still a far dream ........

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3 points

I raelly agree & am very impressed by your points 'Aniketh'

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2 points

Man ur too good ,where did u get all these????????????

there tooooooooooooooo good

can u help me out wid more facts i have a debate competition very soooooon...............

well its in hindi

though i can translate it

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1 point

he got it all from the movie three idiots, maybe not all but most;););)

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1 point

pizzas arrive earlier than ambulance or fire brigade...

haha where did you get such stuff??? but to be honest I really do like hot pizzas;);)

the shoes we wear in our feet are sold in A/C showrooms but the vegetables that fill our bellies are sold on the roadsides

nah! I do wear shoes from a/c showrooms but who eats vegies???

a soldier dies in a battle and is family is given a petty amount as compensation but the Indian cricket team loses a T20 contest but is still payed Rs 3,00,00,000..can u believe it????

yep! who can't. I know where India is=\=\=\

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1 point

got it!!!!! i checked and found out!!! you got all this stuff from the movie three idiots?????? hahhhahahahahahahaha good choiceand thinking=)=)=)=)=)=)=)

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7 points

Nah, they can't even organize their damned streets! They bathe in the same river in which they bury their dead and defecate in - the Ganges! They're extremely poor - they can't even manage their own budget, much less a planet!

I'm going to get down-voted and insulted, but everything I have written is the truth.

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zombee(1024) Disputed
10 points

Because everyone in India is exactly the same, in every respect. Sure.

No country looks good if you only describe the most impoverished segment of society.

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
7 points

I'm getting my information from two sources. A cousin who just returned from a vacation to Bagalore, and another relative who works with an Indian. He says that he has to hire bodyguards when he returns. They'll kill you for your shoes!

Besides, I do not believe any nation capable of ruling the world. If they ever succeeded in conquering every other nation in the world, they'd surely lose their 'foothold' very quickly. I'd say that for every country - Great Britain, Germany, Greece, America - regardless of the respect I hold for them.

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
5 points

The 'impoverished segment' is most of the country.

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pranjyoti(14) Disputed
9 points

HEY INDIA HAS CHEAP AND TALENTED LABOUR AND RAW MATERIALS AVAILABLITY SO INDIA CAN ATTRACT MORE CAPITAL FROM THE WORLD THUS INDIA HAS THE POTENTIAL TO LEAD THE WORLD.

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
6 points

So does China - and they are more suited to rule the world. India is extremely poor (regardless of your post). India is separated by their 20-some-odd languages. India is extremely violent. Indian cities are not planned well - powerlines run amok (see link), crowds, streets without names. You could easily get lost.

http://www.evworld.com/press/indiancity_powerpole.jpg

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indeed(72) Disputed
8 points

What you have written isn't the truth.

Have you studied why their streets appear "unorganized". Do you know why this is? Look it up - get educated.

I believe it to be true that SOME people defecate in the Gagnes. SOME also put their dead in the river but not all. I don't see how this is any different than what is done in the U.S. Would you swim in the hudson river? Why is that? I see you are from Canada - near Toronto? If yes would you swim in Lake Ontario?

ALL 1 billion indians are extremely poor? Here is some counter evidence - check out the top 5 entries http://www.forbes.com/lists/2010/10/billionaires-2010_The-Worlds-Billionaires_Rank.html

There is a difference between managing and leading - but that's a whole different debate.

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
5 points

What you have written isn't the truth.

Says who? I trust people who have been to India or people who have lived in India over some travelogue designed to make them look good.

Would you swim in the hudson river?

No, I would not. Nor would I swim in Lake Ontario; I do not believe I have ever done so, and if I have it was when I was a child. Indeed, I do not much care for swimming.

http://brandlicanblog.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/varanasi-bath-in-the-ganges.jpg

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/images/ga/india_ganges-river-bathing.jpg

http://academic.evergreen.edu/g/grossmaz/OFORIAA/IMAGES/Ganges.jpg

I have never seen such disgusting water in Canada.

ALL 1 billion indians are extremely poor?

Of course not all 1,100,000,000 are, but they do have some of the worst slums in the world.

I am well acquainted with that list. Did you notice that, out of the two who are from India, only one still lives there?

There is a difference between managing and leading - but that's a whole different debate.

It doesn't look as if they are doing all that good of a job in managing their own country. How do you suggest they manage the rest of the world as well?

-2,000,000 children die each year in the slums of India!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/oct/04/india-slums-children-death-rate

-55% of Mumbai's inhabitants live in the slums!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai

-The slums used for filming 'Slumdog Millionaire' are not the most uncommon sight in India!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/4450473/Millions-of-people-in-India-live-in-slums-like-the-one-in-Mumbai-filmed-for- Slumdog-Millionaire.html

-Are the people who live in this (See link) the people you want ruling the world?

http://bespokecashmere.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/slums-3.jpg

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5 points

india itself has so many problems to deal with how do you think will it ever be capable of leading the whole world at least for now it can't it in itself find the backward villages and provide at least free medical facilities to them

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indeed(72) Disputed
10 points

What is wrong with those Indian people - they can't even give free health care to 1 billion people. They sure are messed up.

What's funny/ironic about your statement - the U.S can't provide free medical facilities to it's population and it has roughly 1/4 of the people that India does. Based on your logic we should be asking "Why is the U.S so backwards?"

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saroop93(24) Disputed
2 points

Oh i didnt know that the US used to provide free medical aid and facilities to their ppl after 60 years of their independence???

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shreeya(11) Disputed
3 points

actually itz true..........

bt.......govt is trying itz level best 2 provide provisions.........

i m nt insulting u.........

awarness programmes r also helding.......which even help people to understand.........nd make other understand too..........!!!!!!!!!!

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saroop93(24) Disputed
2 points

You dont get the point do you? The ppl are poor... but the majority is not... all you have seen is the slums and the garbage... and if that is the thing ... then why do americans come to india??? to see the place which is so bad??

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
4 points

You dont get the point do you?

Do you?

The ppl are poor... but the majority is not

If that were true they would not have one of the lowest per capita incomes in the world.

all you have seen is the slums and the garbage*

Nah; I know there are other places.

then why do americans come to india???

To laugh at them, maybe?

I don't know, ask an American...

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7 points

Hahaha really?

This debate is ridiculous.

NO they don't.

They're practically a 3rd world country.

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9 points

Do you know what 3rd world country means? Obviously you don't.

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Sulith(508) Disputed
6 points

Yes I know what a 3rd world country is.

I am not calling India a 3rd world country i'm saying they are close to it.

IMO they have more potential in being a 3rd world country then leading the world..

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kshitij1996(13) Disputed
5 points

india cannot be called a 3rd world country................if u dont believe me, you can type this link and see how india's GDP is increasing......... http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:pzn7_83q3F5McM:http://static.seekingalpha.com/uploads/2009/3/6/saupload_india_gdp.jpg

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Sulith(508) Disputed
3 points

Thanks to the white people moving there for businesses.

You know how many people I know that have moved there do to their work?

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Satakshi(95) Disputed
2 points

of course they can...just because india is a third world country,it doesn't mean that india doesn't have the potential to lead a world. I don't think you have ever visited india,but i live here and i know that india does have the potential...

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This whole notion is based on the radical, ignorant new viewpoint popular with western youths that the west is losing its control because the developing world has a lot of people. Every one of us is worth ten of them, because we are the most educated, richest and most powerful part of the world. Cheap labor and raw materials will actually ensure their subservience, as cheap labor and raw materials are only useful if they can be sold to a rich and powerful west. If, for example, India outstripped the U.S and E.U in terms of wealth. We couldn't buy their cheaply made shit, so they would lose their market. As the majority of their workforce is employed in manufacturing, unemployment would soar. The lack of educated professionals would further compound the problem, as they would have no services to export to other countries. This is why India will never lead the world: they couldn't sustain it.

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indeed(72) Disputed
9 points

Worth is not defined by education.

India has already figured out how to exploit the U.S and other countries. Where are all the jobs in the tech sector? When you call the help desk of a "local" company where does the call get routed to? Somehow this doesn't seem like "manufacturing" to me.

By the time anyone in the "most educated" part of the world clicks in India won't need "western" money. They will have identified other markets.

As I went back to re-read and dissect your post I realized that for someone from "the most educated, richest and most powerful part of the world" that you're writing ability isn't much above a 4th grader. You may have good ideas - although not on this topic. Until you learn how to write properly your country's jobs will keep getting outsourced to India as they exploit the crap out of the "most educated, richest and most powerful" parts of the world.

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8 points

Worth is not defined by education.

It is in India

where does the call get routed to?

That depends entirely upon which company you are calling. If I wanted to contact Microsoft then my call would be routed to Ireland. If I have an enquiry concerning my Xbox, (made in China, sold mainly in the west, with most of the profits going to a western MN C) then my call would be handled in the U.K. Regardless, call-centres serve the companies that run them, not the other way around. These companies are usually head-quartered in the west. I f you consider the advice you usually receive from a call-centre, ('Try turning it off, is it plugged in? We'll send a technician') then you will see that working in one does not require a college degree.

won't need "western" money. They will have identified other markets.

Really? What markets would those be? The only other markets of sufficient size are other industrialised/ing Asian countries. Considering that those countries' economies are also export based, I do not see how they could be considered an alternative to the west.

you're writing ability isn't much above a 4th grader.

And yours is? Using the word 'dissect' does not make one Shakespeare (west again). Besides, if 'worth is not defined by education', then comparing me to a fourth grader is an entirely worthless argument.

as they exploit the crap out of the "most educated, richest and most powerful" parts of the world.

So five million children being payed 5 cents/hour (by western corporations) to sew footballs together is actually India 'exploiting' us?

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saroop93(24) Disputed
4 points

Mr EnigmaticMan - u missed the whole point when u said that the indian economy employs the majority in physical labour... what do you know about this country?? The indian economy is not booming because of manufacturing industries... it is booming because of its service sector .... which has no limits for expansion.. and india produces more engineers and mba graduates than any country in the world... who work in the service sector... hence.. not only will india sustain the growth.. but also continuosly expand... quite on the contrast with ur economy

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2 points

. it is booming because of its service sector .... which has no limits for expansion..

The tertiary (service) sector is limited by the size of the primary (extractive/Agricultural) and secondary (Manufacturing) sectors. As the two former sectors in India rely heavily on foreign economies, the tertiary sector does as well.

and india produces more engineers and mba graduates than any country in the world

Exporting graduates does not help the economy that produced them. Producing engineers is useless if they end up in the U.S.A.

not only will india sustain the growth

Only if the West continues to expand.

quite on the contrast with ur economy

At least we don't live in slums ("bustees"), amid dogs, muck and excrement. Calcutta remains the worst city on Earth on the development index. Also, Britain's economy is worth over two trillion dollars, divided by 60 million people. India's economy, however, is worth a mere 1.1 trillion dollars, divided by about 1.4 billion people. So you see, Britain is richer than India in both GDP and GNP (i.e, in every way). How does that suit your theory of your economic superiority?

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Satakshi(95) Disputed
2 points

you think that you are the richest and most educated??? you are damn wrong!!!

Also our population and our cheap labor along with our determination is going to lead to the top!!!

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2 points

you think that you are the richest and most educated?

At least, richer and better educated than you.

u are damn wrong!!!

You improper grammar belies the meaning of the statement.

Also our population and our cheap labor along with our determination is going to lead to the top!

Cheap labour is only useful to nations richer than yours.

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Varsh24(16) Clarified
1 point

" Every one of us is worth ten of them, because we are the most educated, richest and most powerful part of the world."

Excuse me ... do you know the meaning of education ? You say you guys are the most rich and powerful but in what ... wealth ??? You guys might be the one who have loads and loads of cash ... But are you people wise ????

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EnigmaticMan(1846) Clarified
1 point

Excuse me

I excuse you.

do you know the meaning of education ?

I suppose it to be a period of instruction and study, whose direct object is the acquisition and retention of knowledge and understanding.

You say you guys are the most rich and powerful but in what ... wealth ?

In fertile land, influential corporations, abundance of technology, military power and general education.

You guys might be the one who have loads and loads of cash.

Which, when last I heard, helped to establish whether one was wealthy or not.

But are you people wise?

Well, as a good ninety percent of all of the technological and political innovations which have, in the last two millennia, augmented the happiness of mankind, have come from Europe of North America, I should think that we are wiser than the Indians, who have been miserably oppressed by foreign nations for the better part of 500 years.

A few exceptions, of course; primarily Japan and the Ottoman empire. The latter was, of course, civilized even when all of Europe had descended into barbarism.

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7 points

no way! screw off! China will dominate, if not, US will. india will never get the chance to ruin the world!

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saroop93(24) Disputed
2 points

Shut up!! nobody wants your mindless comments.... ppl like dont know anything.. just babble like that..

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nannnnn(3) Disputed
2 points

you know what you should seriously think on what you just wrote. how can china and america lead the world. america is the reason there are so many global crisis. and china so has issues within its country to deal with.

so dont give us that crap.

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6 points

yeah if the world blows its self up and India is the only one left. the place is corrupt and what does really come from India???? i call and i talk to an idiot but i admit they are very nice when i talk to them. but i dont think i have ever had an i.t. support call to india that has ever been productive.

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
4 points

i admit they are very nice when i talk to them

being nice to talk to doesn't make the country lead the world they aren't going to sit and chat with people for ruling a country

i dont think i have ever had an i.t. support call to india that has ever been productive.

then why are u supporting it for leading the world????????????

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nishant12345(3) Disputed
6 points

well india will surely lead the world !! to day most of western country who boast of their technological advances forget they are being led by indians.

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shreeya(11) Disputed
2 points

nop........u r wrong..............

i can prove dat.............

INDIA HAS THE POTENTIAL 2 LEAD THE WORLD................

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When the U.S. fought the Brits for their independence, the Brits wore a red uniform. Every time the Americans saw a British soldier, they would yell, "The red coats are coming, the red coats are coming."

If India ever tried to take over the U.S., Americans would be forced to yell, "The red dots are coming, the red dots are coming." ;)

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prince199525(1) Disputed
3 points

indians has always been powerful shy r u forgeting about its ancient glory history

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Yeah...., I probably am forgeting about its ancient glory history ;)

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Satakshi(95) Disputed
2 points

you think this is funny? let me tell you one thing, India can do loads about leading the world. india can do better than US, and US will lose its 'denominating attitude' someday.

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Wow, you sure told me ;)

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6 points

India does not have the potential to lead the world because the country is full of corruption, corruption in politicians ,numerous religion, fight between various religions, and a lot more............................

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India will never lead the world as long as no one can understand what they are saying with their freaking accent ;)

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9 points

Here in INDIA all fight against each other.Here the living conditions of people r not looked after all. If our govt. cannot lead us properly how can it lead the world?????

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nayanahlal(9) Disputed
5 points

After independence, it's been 60 years. Didn't our govt look after us for 60 years? Tell me any country that's as complicated than India. Still our govt is leading us, trying hardest to make it better.

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2 points

thank god at least there is one indian who speaks up against india. congrats you are the first indian I know who has written against the topic.

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nayanahlal(9) Disputed
7 points

Do u say about our accent? In english? U maybe right. U Are speaking english well because you were born in a country full of people speaking the same language. So u got that right accent. In our country too, in Nagaland, they can speak with ur same accent. Tell me if u can speak any of our language, atleast hindi, with the proper accent of hindi?? You'll Never be able to....

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I don't have to. I already speak the language of the country that leads the world ;)

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5 points

indians love faking the american accent and it's so not cool it actually seems crap they think they'd look cool and above all but it actually brings them so low

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nayanahlal(9) Disputed
5 points

Don't the europeans and americans love faking the french accent?

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saroop93(24) Disputed
2 points

Oh is that because of that accent that all your mncs employ indians in their call centers in india.. for all their consumers across the world... u find it freakish because we can speak english more clearly than u ofcourse...

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What ?

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Varsh24(16) Clarified
1 point

You say freaking accent ???

Remember what rubbish Americans talk .... !!! Yours is also freaking like hell ...

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loudspeaker(8) Disputed
1 point

you cannot complete about our accent because everybody has got their own language...and i bet u if u talk in our language that will be the new thing to laugh at.....we are much better..........

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5 points

I HAVE TO SAY BUT JUST 1 WORD: CORRUPTION, CORRUPTION & CORRUPTION........

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3 points

that is true but it doesn't end there. illiteracy, laziness, dirtyness etc also play a huge role in this country!!!!!!!

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4 points

They have an extremely low per capita income.

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shreeya(11) Disputed
2 points

BT PER- CAPITA INCOME IS NT EVERYTHING...........

u r still now comparing countries on the basis of the WORLD BANK............

where r u dude.........?????????

dont u know abt UNDP..........??????????

IT HAD STARTED COMPARING COUNTRIES ON THE BASIS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX (HDI)...............

INDIA HAVE A GOOD HDI...........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

DONT U KNOW...........?????????????

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shalini(2) Disputed
5 points

ya u r right that UNDP started comparing countries on the basis of HDI but ur information is quite wrong that india have a gud HDI. now india is leading on 125th rank in the world Human Development index.As india tops world hunger chart and ranks 94th rank in it out of 119 countries and it rank 84th out of 180 countries in corruption index so how it can lead the world.

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TERMINATOR(6766) Disputed
4 points

I'm not so sure that I understand all this.

BT PER- CAPITA INCOME IS NT EVERYTHING...........

Says you...

u r still now comparing countries on the basis of the WORLD BANK............

Why not? This debate is about India 'leading the world'.

where r u dude.........?????????

I am in one of the wealthiest countries on the planet, in a fairly large house (compared to those in most of the rest of the world).

dont u know abt UNDP..........??????????

This isn't helping your argument.

IT HAD STARTED COMPARING COUNTRIES ON THE BASIS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX (HDI)...............

Indians are backwards, anyhow.

INDIA HAVE A GOOD HDI...........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sure, if compared with pigs.

DONT U KNOW...........?????????????

What one group may consider to be 'good' does not necessarily make it so.

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4 points

I am not writing this as an Indian citizen but as a common person. I don't think that India can develop as no one cares for developing India and making it a more civilised but of just earning money, capturing power, etc. which Govt. employees do and many big businessmen and professionals do. As former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has rightly said in his book, Ignited Mind's preface, that the book is all about breaking away from the forces that would prefer India to remain a nation of a billion people selling cheap labour in and raw materials and providing a large market for goods and services of other nations. We are just providing cheap labour and a big market for other countries. Today, we cannot be totally called self-sufficient. And I don't think this will stop ever. I know that you will say that even USA is not self-sufficient but still it is leading the world, but I think that is not the point, because atleast It is not providing cheap labour in other countries and work in their own countries. People of India just believe in earning good money, not for developing and civilising their own country.

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3 points

India will never be able to lead the world for so many good reasons. 35% of the Indian population cannot even read. You people must've read in the newspapers that 7 states of our country are poorer than countries of Africa.

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4 points

i dont think soooo even as an indian citizen.........because of soo much unemployment i dont think the gdp of india will increase in the next 5 years....... they dont even have enough funds to feed all the poor..how can we even imagine them to lead the world...........

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4 points

As we know that India is fully filled with corruption. Each and every person have no time to help others, his only aim is to earn money in any way.Our manners and civilization are reducing and reducing every day.

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4 points

India... where they have like a whole class of opressed people and a huge wealth differences? And with a language that the majority of the world can't understand and doesn't want to understand? India's education quality has nothing compared to Western education and it's the superpowers that control the world's economy.

I highly doubt India will ever lead the world, and it doesn't even have the potential to. It should leave that to the superpowers.

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saroop93(24) Disputed
6 points

Man atleast we have our own languages...not taken from britain... n just because english is globalised (not by u..by the british)... doesnt mean its something great... it is the most illogical language in the world... but chinese and sanskrit are the most logical languages in the world... even used in computer programming..

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Topazxx(10) Disputed
4 points

Did you know that not EVERYONE on this website is American? You said I took my language from Britain, I AM BRITISH. Right now, I am in England. My country globalised our language, so stop trying to knock it down by trying to use that against it.

People don't always care about logic. Face facts - English is the most widely spoken language (though not the most spoken). It probably will continue to be, as well. The majority of speakers (including myself) don't use the correct grammar and the language is constantly changing, not making sense half the time.

Just because it's used in computer programming, though how it is I don't know as I thought computer programming was done in binary, doesn't make it great. The invention of the computer was mainly done in the USA and the UK - which are both English speaking countries.

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manasvi(6) Disputed
4 points

With a Language no one wants to understand:

ur wrong there dude........ppl r trying to lear hindi(which is an indian language) only b'coz they think india has the potential to lead the world. just last yr hundreds of hindi teachers were summoned abroad to teach hindi.and abt english. did u kno that many of the english words r derived frm sanskrit(again an indian language). like brother is derived frm brathra and mother frm matra.put ur facts rights b4 publishing them

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2 points

yesssssss exactly,you ppl. only see us as snake charmers why the hell india didn't crashed out in economic recession lyk other western countries and u.s. afterall its economic stability isn't either strong just because we ppl. have tht much developed brains.............we'll show you ppl. soon.....what india holds.JAI HIND JAI BHARAT

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4 points

India has the potential to lead because it has the second largest man power n third largest army in the world n it is a country full of hopes n aspirations n for Indians nothing is impossible, n we r proud to be Indians n we will lead the world n be the king of the world in every manner. even 34% scientists in NASA are Indians.

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3 points

n we have a fascination with the letter n, n we are going to rule the world n I have to go now, I am very late for my next shift at the sweat shop.

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mitgag(1652) Disputed
2 points

it is a country full of hopes n aspirations

i hope I get rich. and like that will come true if I don't work on it! just because of hopes and aspirations one can't achieve all that they want.

it has the second largest man power

that doesn't like working and is very much lazy.

third largest army in the world

so you hope to conquer the world, do you?

even 34% scientists in NASA are Indians.

yeah but that doesn't mean we can lead the world efficiently.

Side: NO/AGAINST
syona(3) Disputed
2 points

INDIA surely does has gr8 armed forces....but if so why is pakistan still thrashing india..???

why isn't dis asset being put to use..??

and why r the armed forces not receiving the kind of respect they ought to receive..??..their pay structure is something dat has been debated upon...why is it so dat these ppl are ready to die for dis damn country nd dis country still does not have the kind of respect for them they shud be having...??

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

The increasing population means less land, and less land means a big crowd on every place. India is able to win gold medal of corrosion, terrorism , illeteracy, violence, etc.

Side: NO/AGAINST
cutemini(5) Disputed
3 points

aah....u r saying like that we only have this things....other countries donot has this...america which seem to be leading the world donot have bad qualities....it eats less and waste more...the amount of food it waste can be utillised to feed the whole indian population....it creates pollution more and blame us....what about it!!

Side: YES/FOR
2 points

i completely agree to it..............................

dey r 1 of de biggest contributrs of pollution.... in de wrld

Side: YES/FOR
4 points

aahhh so the debate is getting hot here. i dnt knw why you all are just fighting? you all are saying things like you all are the world's best astrologers. i think leading the world is not the main motive of India. its main motive is to give food to the starving one, give clothes to the naked one. give shelter to one who doesn't have. In case if you are talking about the per ca pita income, India is working on it that's why its rising poor to middle and soon middle will rise to richer section of country.

while we are talking about usa and other countries, they are rich no doubt, but their richness is just the stolen one. they might think that they have got superior minds but i wanna knw if they are superior then why are they just giving the jobs to the indians? i guess you might be with no words at the moment. we indians can work better than you. you are rich still fighting with other countries to lead the world. we are not rich still we give our best. don't you appreciate the fact that we have such a great variation of religions and still we are keeping a gud pace with development. you people can't do that. and that's a challenge. you cannot manage people having same religion but still you dnt have a feel of brotherhood in yourself. you all are not united. but we indians are. you just knw how to exploit people and dont even bother about the communal harmony. you people think that you are better then others but if you talk about humanism you are on the last position. bieng nice is what it matters. if you are full of rage then earth doesnt need you. being rich doesnt make a sense to be superior. you might have the money but you dont have the right place to utilise it. we dont let indian money go away waste. you let it. i wanna tell you that if a thing exceeds its limit it breaks down or turn out to be bad and so your countries richness will.

dont be proud on what you have artificially. we proud to be indians because we are more corporative than others, we knw your language as well as ours too, we can be calm and go for peace no matter how much insult we have to face cuz we knw that violation leads to destruction and nothing else.

in end i want to conclude that we all are humans, no matter in which country we are what we do or which language we speak. we should be honest polite and helpful. dont forget that we helped britain to fight in world war. we are helpful and kind which shows our greatness.

Side: NO/AGAINST
4 points

india is a great country..!!!!...

but our biggest hurdle to growth is our political leadership dominated by corrupt self servers......they fail to rally the nation to any cause and blatantly exploit all projects of development..

our leadership has failed our nations progress and made us look timid before the world smashing our relevance as a mighty asian nation.This attitude will not better in times to come..!!!

The per capita income of our country is 442 dollars and is ranked 139th in the world order...in comparison the per capita income of a US citizen is 33000 dollars and is ranked 6th in the world..!!!....talking of mineral wealth. The country has immense mineral resources which is however grossly underexploted.The population growth is making India burst at its seams.

Medicare in INDIA is dismal with an astounding figure of 1 million dying every year due to lack of it..!!The world average of patients to beds is 3.96 beds per 1000 patients , INDIA's average is 0.7 beds per 1000 patients..!!

the country has the highest mother and child mortality rate.The child mortality is 5.6 million every year that is half of the world's total..........

Can you imagine anything like the CWG debacle happening anywhere else in the world . We have shamed ourselves to be ridiculed by the world.We will never get another oppurtunity to showcase ourselves again..!!!

we need superhuman energy to get out of this quagmire of corruption..this is only possible if every citizen dedicated himself to the cause and mobilises his sphere of influence..

The truth is for all us to see,let's be honest to this issue..!!

Let's not fool oursel with empty claims...

the country has the wherewithal to make a superpower....but do we have the resolve to make it one..????...The answer is NO

Side: NO/AGAINST
3 points

i think, the india is not ready to lead the world because of many reasons..

1.) the politians of our country are involved in black money cases. they try to gain or earn money as possible.

2.) they always try to make a big issue of useless topics. e.g., if a politian says something about another politian, they try to make it a big issue .

Side: NO/AGAINST
cutemini(5) Disputed
4 points

if you know so much about the politicians then why dont you join politics. sitting and blaming anything is very easy but finding out a solution and doing it is very hard. if now also india is so backward...the reason is its lazy young generation!!!

people criticize the politics and calls it a gutter..so the question arises here then why people dont go and clean it???

Side: YES/FOR
cutemini(5) Disputed
2 points

if you know so much about politicians then why dont you join politics ...sitting and blaming anything is very easy but finding a solution and doing it is very hard!!if india is today backward ..then the reason is its lazy young generation!!!people love to criticize politics calling it a gutter ...so the question arises here why dont people go and clean it???

Side: YES/FOR
manasvi(6) Disputed
5 points

very nice cute mini.......thats exactly wat i wanted to say.nd id like to add.....china has a lrge popu too but it used it as an asset and acheived delopment and all the younger generation in india does is sit and blame.......y cant WE work for wat WE want???

Side: NO/AGAINST
3 points

If we analyse the reason for our failure, the glaring fact is we are the most physically unfit people in the world, The reasons are all too evident.

We are the laziest people in the world. We hate to do any physical work. In our home we have servants or helpers to do our cleaning, washing, cooking and all other domestic chores. We do not go to work walking even if it is close by. We do not drive our own cars. We do not even go to the nearby market or shopping centre walking, but use a vehicle.

Our children do not do any