As the Russia bogey grips America, Trump slams the latest charges and names a close Putin friend his top diplomat
Indians on H-1B visas in the US are a target for the new president’s warped nationalism. Or is his bark worse than his bite?
Rahul’s attacks on Modi become fierce, frequent. The latest, though, has somewhat unnerved BJP.
There is trepidation post Uri attack, yet this LoC village clings on to link India-Pak trade
The ripples from Trump’s apparent violation of the ‘One China’ policy can reach India
Ironclad conservatives of the darkest shades, with a collective net worth of $35 billion, will fill up the Trump cabinet
Post-unrest, the Kashmiri ‘mainstream’ is courting Pakistan to recover lost ground
Why Gen Bajwa at the helm will change nothing on the ground
Despite India’s threat of retributory action, Pakistan confirms Sartaj Aziz’s presence at the Heart of Asia meet
Held aloft by the market, the age of individualism and the movement of history, liberalism was to inherit the world. What fatal, elitist hubris!
If the poor, the underprivileged and the jobless have abandoned the liberals then it is not because the poor have become conservative but it is because the liberals have become something else.
US’s European and Asian allies have solid concerns, but for India, a Trump presidency can hold many benefits
The India-Japan summit is ripe with possibilities, but China casts an unblinking eye on proceedings
£5 mn can buy permanent UK residency for wanted crooks. No wonder arms dealer Sudhir Choudhrie, defaulter Vijay Mallya and scamster Lalit Modi live honourably in London.
New languages of politics will help free the system from the grip of corporate power
Memory is a contested field. Demagogues have tried to erase and rewrite it. State apparatuses have bent it to their needs.
Exactly a hundred years ago, the Great War was in full blast. The shock waves it set off still influence ‘modern’ sensibility.
‘Secularism’ inhabits twin strands—one simply strives to control religion; another, more composite view, allows plural views on faith to coexist. Charting secularism’s progress in France and the US, Charles Taylor alights on the passionate debate it is generating in modern Europe and India.
The spectre of China ought to be dispelled the prospect of business
Accused of being ‘soft’ on India, a cornered Sharif faces a Hobson’s choice over selection of a new army chief
A subtle rattle of sabres at China, Russia will be the background music for all the BRICS deal-making
Changing standards have condemned Trump the abuser