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American democracy loses when most popular candidate is kept from race...

BY SAEED NAQVI It was nice to receive mails from friends who had assembled at Lucknow boy Nusrat Durrani's Dumbo apartment under the Brooklyn...

Is China a Fourth Party to Jammu and Kashmir dispute?

By Dr Shabir Choudhry London , October 29 (ANI): Up till October 26, 1947, Jammu and Kashmir was one political entity. After that, Jammu and...

From super spreader to Superman: 5 wild moments from Trump’s 2020

BY NIKHILA NATARAJAN New York, Oct 28 (IANS) October 28, 2020 marks exactly nine months to the day since Trump was told during a top...

Between a rock and a hard place: Congress in a dilemma...

BY AHMED ALI FAYYAZ New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) National Conference leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti and other leaders during...

Kashmir 1947: A case of Pakistani perfidy

By Raghvendra Singh New Delhi , October 20 (ANI): For Mohammed Ali Jinnah and his newly created Pakistan, it would completely negate his two-nation theory...

Expenditure matters more than borrowing

BY K. YATISH RAJAWAT Indian state governments have market loans (SDLs), borrowings of Rs 1.93 lakh crore so far this year, this is 76 per...

History beckons, Kamala Harris halo blooms ahead of Vice Presidential debate

BY NIKHILA NATARAJAN New York, Oct 7 (IANS) As far as numbers go, Kamala Harris, the first ever Indian and African American woman on a...

Primacy of development over politics

BY JAYANTA GHOSAL This story is from about 20 years ago! A person from Kolkata came to visit our office in Delhi. He got...

Maskless: How the coronavirus came back to bite Trump

BY NIKHILA NATARAJAN New York, Oct 2 (IANS) The mask has slipped. US president Donald Trump will now forever be part of America's grim coronavirus...

India’s soft power — unrealized potential

BY AMIT KHANNA The term "soft power" was coined by academic Joseph Nye of Harvard University to describe "the ability to attract and co-opt rather...