USCIRF Report is Not Credible

USCIRF Report is Not Credible

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 | Vivek Gumaste

It fails to document even a single case of victimization The conclusion of the recently released USCIRF 2022 annual report that India be designated as a ‘Country of Particular Concern’ — in the company of Afghanistan, China, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and North Korea — is not only preposterous but also laughable....

Climate resilience: $94 trillion investment at stake

Climate resilience: $94 trillion investment at stake

Monday, 16 May 2022 | Shivaji Sarkar

Nobody can prevent climate change but the world cannot also plunge into investing billions of dollars down an abyss Amid rising disaster risk threats to infrastructure, the world plans massive investments of $94 trillion for disaster resilience in the India-initiated Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). The catch line is what the...

What's Wrong with  the Philippines?

What's Wrong with the Philippines?

Monday, 16 May 2022 | Gwynne Dyer

Pact between Marcos, Duterte families shaped the vote Bongbong' Marcos didn't just win the presidential election in the Philippines this week. He won it by a two-to-one landslide, despite the fact that he is the extremely entitled son of a former president who stole at least ten billion dollars and a...

Leveraging digitech for  popularisng science

Leveraging digitech for popularisng science

Monday, 16 May 2022 | Biju Dharmapalan / Kapil K Tripathi

Scientific temper can be imparted in society only if we deliver science to each one of them. It is not an easy task Contemporary society is built on materials of science. But unless the common man understands what the scientists discover in our laboratories, science becomes meaningless. Communicating science to the...

Going backwards

Going backwards

Monday, 16 May 2022 | Pioneer

The Gyanvapi complex video survey and subsequent unrest are issues best avoided A survey of part of the Kashi Vishwanath temple Gyanvapi mosque complex in Varanasi is underway. It began on Friday as per a court’s order and quickly ran into a controversy. The Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee, which manages the...

Diluted ethos

Diluted ethos

Monday, 16 May 2022 | Pioneer

The Congress seems to have abandoned its core philosophy; it’s emulating others The Congress has to find its lost creed to revive itself. It may have given ground to the BJP nationally. It may be a junior partner in alliance Governments in some States. What cannot be denied, however, is its...

New prospects in India-Nepal ties

New prospects in India-Nepal ties

Monday, 16 May 2022 | Rishi Gupta

The bonhomie between the neighbours was re-established when Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba came here in April Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba concluded a three-day visit to India on April 3, 2022. He arrived in India with a 25-member delegation on his maiden overseas visit after assuming office in...

Sinn Fein a game changer in Northern Ireland

Sinn Fein a game changer in Northern Ireland

Sunday, 15 May 2022 | Makhan Saikia

It is very clear that Sinn Fein’s victory will not push for the union of Northern Ireland with the Republic of Ireland at once, but it has started the process. Britain’s future measures towards this part of its territory may be more cautious in the days to come. Politically speaking,...

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