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India must work for direct dialogue between Biden and Putin to...

BALADAS GHOSHAL New Delhi, March 9: The Ukraine war brings into light once again the irrelevance of the UN charter and all the noble principles...

Why has Israel decided to mediate big-time in the Ukraine-Russia conflict?

ATUL ANEJA New Delhi, March 7: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett flew in his private jet on Saturday, and headed straight to meet Russian President...

Conspicuous lack of norms governing startups ecosystem

PRATAP VENUGOPAL A startup is generally a small self-funded company in the early stages of operations founded by one or more entrepreneurs, seeking to promote...

The Russian Gambit: What drives Putin’s actions?

VIKAS DATTA Amid the turmoil following the conflict in Ukraine, and the actions and reactions of global powers presaging tensions and realignment for years to...

Centre can’t absolve itself of its role in worsening fiscal health...

AVANI KAPUR Even on the verge of elections in five states, Union Budget 2022 was surprising for its restraint in not resorting to populist measures....

Russia’s historical grievance towards West triggered invasion of Ukraine

By ASHIS RAY London, Feb 27 (IANS) The historical reason for Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine is his firm belief that the West,...

Why Kashmir Solidarity Day is a mockery

AMJAD AYUB MIRZA The so-called Kashmir Solidarity Day observed each year on February 5 was the brain child of the Amir of Jamat e Islami...

India’s Central Asian outreach

BY ASAD MIRZA India's ties with Central Asia can be traced back to the ancient Silk Road, along which goods, people, and ideas flowed. Geographically...

Putin’s political chess

By Asad Mirza Russia has demanded for a new security arrangement in Europe, and threatened war if the US and its NATO allies fail to...

American democracy in peril?

By Asad Mirza It seems a paradox. But one of the oldest democracies of the world, the US which has the habit of preaching the...