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In saga of immigration, Indians travel from exclusion to Vice Presidency

By Arul Louis New York, Jan 19 (IANS) The first Indian recorded to have reached the shores of the US is a man from Madras...

‘Mystery’ behind plan for new medical colleges in farm research lands

By J.V. Lakshmana Rao Post-independent India has turned a big leaf from being a food shortage country to food surplus nation and the credit goes...

3 major issues hound India as it celebrates a subdued R-Day

By J.V. Lakshmana Rao By mid-January 2021 it has been clear that India has been confronted with three major unresolved 2020 spill-over problems. They are...

Trump’s second Impeachment: Lessons for American History

By Shivaji Sengupta Donald Trump's second impeachment in two years is a curious contradiction. It is in a sense ridiculous, yet absolutely necessary if we...

There is progress in Kashmir

BY D.C. PATHAK The results of the DDC polls that covered, like in a general election, the entire population of Jammu and Kashmir, reflect some...

The ultimate test of Democracy: Denying a clear winner the Presidency

By Shivaji Sengupta Those of us who have lived in South Asia are familiar with the ways heads of states of countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh...

The rich behind farmers’ stir, the disgruntled trying to hijack it

By J.V. Lakshmana Rao The “ill-conceived” farmers’ agitation, which has taken birth in Punjab, is spreading to the whole country with a call for Bharat...

The Democrats won; but has Democracy?

By Shivaji Sengupta In a senate hearing on the 2020 elections what Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut said rose clearly above the din and cacophony...

Decks cleared to Bidenfor transition to Presidency

By J.V. Lakshmana Rao The decks have now been cleared for US President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris for transition to assume...

Joe Biden’s Dilemma: To Win or Not to Win Senate Majority

By Shivaji Sengupta First, the odds. Democrats have rarely won special run-off elections in Georgia. The Republicans have had a much better ground game in...