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  • The dilemma of Northern Ireland

    31-08-2018 23:06:00

    Today, Northern Ireland will have been without a government for 593 days because Protestants and Catholics can't agree on the terms of cooperation

  • Fake news is nothing new

    17-08-2018 23:20:00

    The ultimate was surely Yudhishthira's immortal "Aswathama hatha...", followed by a whispered "iti narova kunjarova..."

  • Why Modi must caution his friend 'Bibi'

    03-08-2018 23:10:00

    With protests and the Knesset split over Netanyahu's new law reiterating that Israel is a monocultural country, it can't be called a unanimous expression of the national will

  • The great British optimism

    21-07-2018 06:00:00

    From sports to diplomacy, trade to warfront - the British 'ability' to proclaim victory in the jaws of defeat is unique

  • Neighbour's envy, owner's pride

    07-07-2018 05:58:00

    Britain's National Health Service is bitterly criticised. But it's the envy of the world and makes Britain great

  • The defiant outsider

    15-05-2018 05:53:00

    Corruption wasn't just a problem during Najib's time. It was also part of a matrix of mysteries when Mahathir was prime minister

  • Large consequences of small events

    12-05-2018 05:59:00

    Being blackballed by the Allahabad Club, for instance, drove Jawaharlal Nehru into nationalist politics

  • A feather in the cap... err... crown

    14-04-2018 05:54:00

    There's a move afoot to nominate the British Queen for a Nobel peace prize for her 60-year service to the Commonwealth. Does she deserve it?

  • The future of US-China relations

    31-03-2018 05:58:00

    North Korea's nuclear missile programmes and the evidence of Kim's visit to Beijing can only further strengthen China's financial and diplomatic hold

  • India, Bangladesh locked in a love-hate relationship

    03-03-2018 06:01:00

    Blackmail on one side and bullying on the other doesn't make for a constructive partnership

  • 'The country is on the mobile'

    03-02-2018 05:59:00

    Has the average Indian become slave of gadgets that were invented to serve him?

  • We are like that only!

    19-01-2018 23:15:00

    Is it possible for even the greatest of Indians to discard the bonds of caste, class, clan or straightforward profit in favour of austere principles?

  • The politics of vegetarianism

    05-01-2018 22:38:00

    The patronage of one of the few public personalities who criticise growing intolerance can liberate vegetarianism from bondage to politics associated with bans and lynching

  • After Dalveer Bhandari what?

    24-11-2017 22:40:00

    India, the principal beneficiary of Bhandari's re-election to the ICJ, must think of cleansing its justice system to narrow the gap between domestic reality and international reputation

  • A problem of plenty

    10-11-2017 22:39:00

    India is a notoriously poor country with notoriously rich people who can't afford to let on they are rich

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