Monday, July 24, 2023


China uses UK universities, think tanks to promote its interest. Academics are conspirators

Western academics are championing the cause of the PLA, the CCP, and Xi Jinping at the cost of their nations.

It took a viral video of rape for India to wake up—Modi to CJI. Manipur was burning for 3 months

A week before the public outcry over the leaked video, ThePrint unearthed how six Kuki women were raped in Manipur soon after the riots broke out.

INDIA 2024 fault line goes via five states. But Mamata Banerjee is showing the way

In West Bengal, Kerala, Tripura, Delhi, and Punjab, the strains within INDIA are likely to be the most stressful.

India’s male cricketers need to be friends again. An isolated Kohli-Siraj bond isn’t enough

If Indian men's cricket dismisses Ashwin's friend-ly advice, it will only prove that the country's rich and resourceful cricketers play for themselves, not for each other.

India must stop fixating on ‘fastest-growing’ tag & focus on economic successes to meet its potential

India is no longer fastest-growing large economy, nor is it benefiting from 'China Plus One' scenario. But on inflation, deficit management, forex reserves & stable rupee, it has done well.

Seema Haider enters India, Pakistanis turn on their Hindus. It’s a hostage situation for them

Hindu minority in Pakistan facing consequences of a Muslim girl's decision to marry a Hindu Indian man in India.

INDIA is a group of ‘Modi-mukt Parliament’ dreamers. It’s just another UPA

The best that the Congress can do is prepare to go it alone in 2029, if it manages to survive until then

I once supported SC quota for ‘Dalit’ Muslims and Christians, but here’s why I don’t anymore

Caste-based discrimination is common across South Asia, but untouchability exists primarily within Hinduism. Muslims and Christians practising untouchability contradict the tenets of their religions.

Germany can help EU de-risk from China. It will break Xi’s ‘bypass the collective’ tactic

It does Europe no service to complain about China’s divide-and-rule tactic; the extent to which Beijing can divide Europe depends almost entirely on Europe itself.

There is a lot one can get away with in Modi’s India. Manipur just the latest on the list

The message is loud and clear — the govt is not concerned with the increasing rate of crime against women. On the contrary, men can be assured that they won't be punished.

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The woman in her 40s at a relief camp in Churachandpur | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Manipur sexual violence is political. Don’t deny accountability by calling it...

India cannot reduce or excuse the gang mentality seen in Manipur as innate tendencies or human nature. These mobs have purposeful goals, their intent is structured and coherent.

G20 draft tweaked to reflect dissent on cutting ‘unabated’ fossil fuels

By Sudarshan Varadhan and Nidhi Verma BAMBOLIM, India (Reuters) - A draft statement by Group of 20 energy officials was edited on Saturday to reflect concerns from some members on phasing down "


The V.C Yeshwant Ghadge Sundial Memorial was unveiled at Montone in Perugia, Italy Saturday | Photo: Twitter/@IndiainItaly

‘Single handedly captured post for Allied powers in WW2′ — Italy...

Sundial memorial unveiled in Perugia honours Indian Army soldiers who fought for Allied powers during Italian Campaign in WW2. Naik Ghadge was 22 at the time.
Illustration: Soham Sen

New BJP govt, old divisive ways. Biren’s rule shows party never...

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, and by implication, the BJP nationally and the Modi government are all under attack over anarchy in the...