ABOUT A DECADE ago, I attended a conference at a liberal institute in Cairo that introduced international journalists and scholars to a number of Egyptian dissidents. Back then, the rule of President Hosni Mubarak (the leader whose toppling defined the 2011 ... Open Magazine, 1 month ago
A report published by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as an introduction to the documentary 'Killing for Conservation', on the excesses of the forest department of Kaziranga National Park in Assam, has created a furore. The documentary claims that ...catchnews.com, 3 days ago
A confidential note prepared by Pandit Nehru's private secretary Dwarkanath Kachru on June 8, 1947 before the Princely state of Jammu & Kashmir's accession to India has an apocalyptic ring to it, for it provides an insight and a learning which stands to this ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
INDIA WAS THE jewel the crown lost in 1947. The Kohinoor is the jewel still embedded in the crown that the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, wore. Linked by a gem that is uniquely Indian, the two books bear witness to a continuing fascination with an ...Open Magazine, 3 weeks ago
President Barack Obama on Friday strongly suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the computer hacks that American intelligence officials say were aimed at helping Republican Donald Trump win the Nov. 8 election. But with only a ...MSN India, 2 months ago
OTTAWA - Canada on Tuesday approved Kinder Morgan Inc's hotly contested plan to twin a pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific coast, setting up a battle with environmentalists who helped elect Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The government, under ...Sify, 2 months ago
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