Once so wealthy from oil sales, petro-states are now beset by internal strife or are on the brink of collapse as oil prices remain at ruinously low levels
“What’d you decide?” Woodell asked me at the end of the day. “Nike,” I mumbled. “Hm,” he said. “Yeah, I know,” I said. “Maybe it’ll grow on us,” he said.
Obama's global drone assassination campaign is generating terrorists more rapidly than it is murdering those suspected of someday intending to harm us
As he straightened the painting above his head, Zubin Mehta discovered a splintered hole in the frame and a bullet lodged in the wall behind it.
We cannot gain a realistic understanding of who rules the world while ignoring the “masters of mankind,” as Adam Smith called them: in his day, the merchants and manufacturers of England; in ours, multinational conglomerates, huge financial institutions, retail empires, and the like.
An excerpt from Nick Turse's latest book on his riveting reportorial trip into a war-crimes zone.
How the Indian Army got battle ready to face the apparently-invincible Japanese forces in the summer of 1942.
It was a war of who blinks first. Meanwhile, consumers were getting free rides and the company shareholders were on an interesting ride...
When lenders actually started asking for their money back, it was put across to Mallya's officials as gently as possible
The inside story on how Vijay Mallya destroyed Kingfisher, with the banks cheering on
Seasoned entrepreneurs and investors used to tell me that more companies die due to indigestion, fueled by over-funding, than due to starvation
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he had heard about my idea on how to control corruption, but he had to say he did not agree with me on this
'Murtaza?' Quick as flash, he pulled out a pistol, pushed it against my forehead and shouted, 'Who wants to know?'
The better half Atal Bihari Vajpayee never had and yet was always at his side...
The fascinating and moving story behind the unique protest in 2004 by 12 Imas in Imphal, Manipur...
After the assassination of Indira Gandhi, this "gang" had complete hold on the administrative setup...
The moment I entered the room, he stood up and said: "Hats off to the man who can talk to the President of India in this language"
We came to treat such instance of harassment and abuse as the rites of passage of growing up female in India...
BJP MP and Bollywood actress Hema Malini distributes free gas connection to a women beneficiary under PM 2.0 Ujjwala Yojana at Vrindavan in Mathura.PTI Photo
Union Minister of Road Transport and highways Nitin Gadkari felicitates doctors (Covid Warriors) at a Felicitation function at Krishna Hospital in Karad, Maharashtra.PTI Photo
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh awards M Phil degrees to the graduates of the 59th National Defence College (NDC) course during their convocation ceremony, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
People take part in a protest demonstration against Assam government over Thursday's violence in an eviction drive in Assam, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Police lathi-charge on ST\SC students during their Vidhan Sabha march, in Patna.PTI Photo
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.