Politics

Russia-Ukraine repair relations

Russia-Ukraine repair relations

December 14, 2019

The quartet meeting in Paris earlier this week saw Russia and Ukraine take moves to reduce tensions. This would allow Russia to rebuild strained ties with Germany and France and talk business.

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French strikes: make or break for Macron

French strikes: make or break for Macron

December 13, 2019

The intensification of action by millions of striking workers in France poses one of the biggest threats to Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.

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Citizenship Amendment Bill

Citizenship Amendment Bill

December 12, 2019

The strong reaction to the CAB bill passage was expected. The government is caught unprepared to deal with the mess, yet again.

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Cop25 Madrid

Cop25 Madrid

December 1, 2019

Yet another jamboree to ‘fight’ climate change begins in Madrid on Monday. So far words have failed to turn into actions. Unlikely to be any different this time around.

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Assaults in Indian campuses

Assaults in Indian campuses

November 30, 2019

India is on third spot after Turkey and China in terms of assaults on higher education community. Violent altercations between students, security forces and off-campus groups, and actions against scholars critical of those in power, is on rise.

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Bullet train project: stop, stall and scrap?

Bullet train project: stop, stall and scrap?

November 29, 2019

What will be the fate of multi-million dollar projects in Maharashtra including the bullet train after the recent political quake that decimated BJP out of office?

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Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anarch

Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anar

November 19, 2019

Government formation in Maharashtra has been in a stalemate nearly a month after the election results were announced. NCP leader Sharad Pawar is choreographing it as an improbable coalition is attempted between his party, Shiv Sena and the Congress.

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India, US preparing 2+2 Dialogue next month

India, US preparing 2+2 Dialogue next month

November 18, 2019

Key defence pacts are likely to be inked between US and India during the dialogue in Washington next month. A brief report about the significance of the same.

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Battling air pollution

Battling air pollution

November 18, 2019

Breathing in India’s national is getting bad to worse with the onset of winter. As stakeholders grapple with different solutions, air in Delhi reaches toxic level pushing Delhites to a brink of health disaster.

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Yellow vests movement

Yellow vests movement

November 17, 2019

One year after the Gilets Jaunes movement rocked France, the protestors were back in strength to mark the first anniversary. More unrest is forecast as unions plan a string a strikes.

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