Sunday, April 22, 2018

Demonetization in India: An economic reform with cultural dilemma

By Chandra Mittal, Ph.D. The immediate aftermath of demonetization of Rupee 500 and 1000 Gandhi series notes in India by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government...

NRIs, OCIs with demonetized currency caught in bureaucratic hurdles

  By J.V. Lakshmana Rao Chicago/Hyderabad:  Most of the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Oversees Citizens of India (OCIs),  who live abroad and  dream for an India...

An open letter to President Donald Trump

Dear President Trump: As a Republican, I am totally confused about your infant Presidency, and I will tell you why: You must be aware that...

India at 70: The idea of progress cannot be taken for granted, or assumed

By Rajesh Mahapatra Seventy years is not really a long time for an ancient civilization. But for a young nation, seven decades of memory,...

Trump threat to NOKO

By T.S. Khanna Bravo, President Trump for your thunderous and roaring response to North Korea's Kim Jong Un and his cronies. For the first time, we...

US media must lose its bias to understand Donald Trump

Neutrality may well be the most important word in a journalist’s vocabulary now. Democracies are in ferment in major countries. And globalization of information...

Sanctuary for illegal immigrants

By T.S. Khanna Alamo, CA: Moral credit by doing good to others can be earned only if one does so at one’s own cost without...

Trump’s triumph should make America finally face a few home truths

By Srijana Mitra Das The star-spangled dust of the American Presidential election has settled — but wails over it still rise. Hillary Clinton’s camp has...

A far cry from home

By Leela Ramaswamy Here where I am today, this garden city in California is a far cry from the garden city of Bengaluru. On every...

How Modi and Trump use public rallies to build their political persona

By Kanishk Tharoor Donald Trump’s voluble threat to bring “fire and fury” upon North Korea was surprising for a number reasons, including its forum....