Makhan Saikia

Makhan Saikia

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Armenian genocide: A question of nomenclature

Armenian genocide: A question of nomenclature

Sunday, 02 May 2021 | Makhan Saikia

For Turkey, the massacre of Armenians is an unfounded slander and the current American pronouncement is emerging simply from the country’s internal political calculations. However, it’s high time Turkey came up with a credible answer to explain the organised killing of Armenians during the Ottoman Empire On April 24, the...

Migrant protection: Biden takes challenge

Migrant protection: Biden takes challenge

Sunday, 21 February 2021 | Makhan Saikia

There is a vociferous demand for the immediate dismantling of the inhuman Migrant Protection Protocol introduced by the then Donald Trump Administration. Though it is not a cakewalk as the fault lines of the 21st century America have been laid bare, President Joe Biden has taken initiatives.  Maybe, the new...

Uighurs’ genocide: Cost of China’s fight against terror

Uighurs’ genocide: Cost of China’s fight against terror

Sunday, 14 February 2021 | Makhan Saikia

Xinjiang has become an Achilles hill for China. The indigenous Uighur people of this western province, the largest of the administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), have had the history of discord with the authorities in Beijing as the strategically located Xinjiang borders with eight countries -...

UK citizenship offer a twist in Hong Kong tale

UK citizenship offer a twist in Hong Kong tale

Sunday, 07 February 2021 | Makhan Saikia

Once known as world-class trade centre, Hong Kong is currently encountering an ever-aggressive mainland China. It is gradually slipping into an abyss. The locals are trying to safeguard their basic freedom against the backdrop of the imposition of the draconian National Security Law in June last year. Since then, millions...

Jack Ma missing: Role of opaque Chinese state

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | Makhan Saikia

Jack Ma or Ma Yun, a famous Chinese billionaire and the co-founder of Alibaba Group, is considered one of the top tech tycoons of Asia today. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Jack’s current net worth is estimated at $63.1 billion. However, the investigation by the Chinese Government triggered a...

A new global Britain post-Brexit

A new global Britain post-Brexit

Sunday, 03 January 2021 | Makhan Saikia

It now depends on how the team Boris takes the UK forward, without any hangover of the Brussels bureaucracy. And as the UK started its long solitary journey on January 1, 2021, the future of the UK lies in the hands of the Britons only The United Kingdom (UK) has finally...

State Editions

Two drown in JSpur

19 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Locals not consulted; no habitat planning

19 October 2021 | BIJAY MISHRA | Bhubaneswar

OAS Assn decries Union Min Tudu’s remark

19 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Ensure W Odisha firms get adequate coal’

19 October 2021 | RAJ KUMAR SHARMA | Bhubaneswar

Bhadrak activist holds Neighbourhood Day

19 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Covid-19 norms flouted during Durga idol immersion

19 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astroturf : Worship in celebratory mode

17 October 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Eating Out Right

17 October 2021 | Excerpt | Agenda

In the footsteps of Ram

17 October 2021 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I get excited by hearing voices that are not generic’

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bolly World

17 October 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Virtual turns real

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer