Politics

EU’s Global Gateway to counter Chinese BRI

EU’s Global Gateway to counter Chinese BRI

December 8, 2021

In search for a transformative moment to re-establish their close allies’ relations, both the European Union and the United States have found China as the common denominator which can help them quickly regain lost charm of trusted allies. Under four years of Trump Presidency, r...

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Belarus-Poland standoff, Channel tragedy put focus on EU’s poor migrant policy

Belarus-Poland standoff, Channel tragedy put focus...

December 2, 2021

Six years after it was faced with a crippling flow of migrants, from war-hit and natural disaster affected parts of Middle East and South Asia, Europe is having a tough time again with migrants. In the worst-ever such incident in decades, dozens drowned in the English Channel as ...

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Lessons from flare up of Covid-19 across Europe

Lessons from flare up of Covid-19 across Europe

November 29, 2021

Recently, in its most alarming statement in months, the World Health Organisation warned that Europe was once again the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic and that it was the only region in the world where the number of cases was rising still. The warning came as a range of natio...

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Poor poll prospects push Modi to repeal farm laws

Poor poll prospects push Modi to repeal farm laws

November 20, 2021

The repeal of the extremely contentious farm laws is one of the biggest political and ideological defeats for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which had over the past 18 months invested a lot of air time as well political capital and its entire weight behind the fa...

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Tamil Nadu farmers face uncertain future after rains destroy crops

Tamil Nadu farmers face uncertain future after rai...

November 17, 2021

After the problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which disrupted farming extensively, farmers of Tamil Nadu were looking to recover from their losses but now the heavy rain have thrashed all their expectations. “Crops on over 145,000 acres cultivated during the samba season ...

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NSAs meet on Afghanistan: Delhi’s unidimensional approach falters

NSAs meet on Afghanistan: Delhi’s unidimensional...

November 10, 2021

Today, India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval hosts his counterparts from seven countries to discuss the security situation in the region, notably to curb export of terror and drugs from a beleaguered Afghanistan, following the fall of the country to the Taliban three mon...

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Goa elections: TMC, AAP sideshow, BJP, Congress main contenders

Goa elections: TMC, AAP sideshow, BJP, Congress ma...

November 6, 2021

In the lead-up to Goa’s Legislative Assembly elections, which will be held in February 2022, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee last week embarked on a three-day visit to the coastal state, purportedly to establish TMC as the primary ...

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Unique cycle rally to rebuild bridges with Bangladesh

Unique cycle rally to rebuild bridges with Banglad...

November 1, 2021

As Bangladesh celebrates the 50th anniversary of its independence, and its unique friendship with India, which helped the country obtain the independence, it would have been normal to expect a series of news reports about the celebrations marking the Indo-Bangladesh friendship an...

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After Dabur, Sabyasachi receives flak from rightwing troll police

After Dabur, Sabyasachi receives flak from rightwi...

October 28, 2021

Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s latest ad campaign to promote his luxury mangalsutra collection has triggered a social media turmoil as the ad features heterosexual and same-sex couples posing for pictures wearing his newly launched ‘Royal Bengal Mangalsutra’. T...

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India at T20 World Cup: Taking an easy knee for BLM

India at T20 World Cup: Taking an easy knee for BL...

October 26, 2021

Ahead of India’s much-awaited clash with Pakistan in T20 World Championships currently on in the UAE, the Indian team led by Virat Kohli took a knee to showcase solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. The BLM movement, which was set in motion after the murder of ...

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