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Brexit and Trump: What is common?

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | Pravakar Sahoo & Surbhi Bari | in Agenda

Both, Trump's win and Brexit, may seem unrelated but a careful look suggests otherwise. They stem from similar roots of democratic principles write Pravakar Sahoo & Surbhi Bari First came Brexit and then Donald Trump’s election as the US President. These two events are the most prominent ones in recent times...

Beyond the future of tech giants

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Agenda

Developments at Infosys and the Tata group have brought to fore issues of corporate governance and accountability. Both must come out of their self-imposed shroud of secrecy and start communicating to shareholders and public The developments at the Tata and Infosys groups are not only a matter of concern from the...

Understanding how the West looks at India

Sunday, 06 Sep 2015 | koenraad elst | in Agenda

An important new book, edited by religious historian Wendy Doniger and law scholar Martha Nussbaum, exemplifies the American-Indian cooperation against any political mobilisation in the name of Hinduism How does the West look at India? The Western public is completely, and the professional India-watchers largely, dependent on information filtered by a...

Indian-ness that has gone missing in foreign shores

Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | Francois Gautier | in Agenda

American Indians know nothing about Kalidas, probably one of the greatest poets ever, or Shivaji Maharaj, who is on par with Napoleon Bonaparte, or great spiritual philosopher Sri Aurobindo It is lunch time at the home of the Consul General of India in New York, Dnyaneshwar M Mulay. A young Hindu...

Once upon a time there was the Ambassador

Sunday, 01 Jun 2014 | Sutapa Mukkerjee | in Agenda

It never was prone to dents and damage at the dash of another car or bike. This car remained loyal as a kind and benevolent protector, yet understated in its mute colours and non-sensuous appearance Fat is out, trim is in. Curves are passť. Large is history, tiny is present. When...



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Hridya Naryan Dikshit elected speaker of UP Assembly

31 Mar 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Hridya Naryan Dikshit was elected Speaker of the 17th Assembly unopposed on Thursday. His election was announced by Protem Speaker Fateh Bahadur Singh and later Leader of the House and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary escorted Dikshit to the Speaker’s chair...

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