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Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI

Donald Trump: Provocateur In Chief

Above: Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI The impact of higher US tariffs on Chinese goods may help India, but the US president also...
Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI

US Immigration Policy: Eugenics and White Supremacy

Above: Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI The history of the statute that can make it a felony to illegally enter the country...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi recently/Photo: PIB

Indo-US-Russia Ties: Uneasy Tango

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi recently/Photo: PIB India is caught between the US and Russia, its old ally,...
Above: A representative image of a father and son

US court follows Indian example, orders that adult son has no legal right in...

Above: A representative image of a father and son   New York judge orders that if the parents want him out of the house, the...
H-1B Visas: A pipe dream

A Pipe Dream

This method — H-1B Visas — of going to the US is full of hurdles and that includes the Trump administration’s hardline stance. This...
JC Foreclosure Service in Bell, California, often files bankruptcies that records show are shoddily put together and quickly dismissed/Photo: Kendrick Brinson/ProPublica

When You Can’t Afford to go Bankrupt

Above: JC Foreclosure Service in Bell, California, often files bankruptcies that records show are shoddily put together and quickly dismissed/Photo: Kendrick Brinson/ProPublica There’s evidence that...
Will cases against Vijay Mallya force his American breweries to shut shop?

Will cases against Vijay Mallya force his American breweries to shut shop?

Controversial liquor baron and India’s most famous loan defaulter Vijay Mallya is chairman of the three-decade-old Mendocino Brewing in California, US The fate of several...
Sherin Mathews

Sherin’s adoptive father Wesley Mathews charged with murder

Above: Sherin Mathews What had to happen finally did. Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American adoptive father of murdered three-year old child Sherin (adopted from an...
Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com

Franchise Flaws

Above: Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com Absence of a Franchise Act limits its growth in India ~By Sujit Bhar Franchise, the largest business model within the service industry—sometimes within...
AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

~By Inderjit Badhwar WASHINGTON DC:  As a summer of discontent unfolds in America, the world waits and watches to discover how far the most powerful...
Relatives carry the body of a child who died in Gorakhpur’s BRD hospital. Photo: UNI

Gorakhpur: Death by Negligence

Above: Relatives carry the body of a child who died in Gorakhpur’s BRD  hospital. Photo: UNI The Gorakhpur tragedy highlights an alarming rise in medical...
Essar-Rosneft deal

​How Russia is dribbling past sanctions with the Essar-Rosneft deal

~By Sujit Bhar The sale of Essar Oil to Rosneft of Russia looks like a strategic gem. It is a win-win for both companies, and...
THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

~By Inderjit Badhwar In a remarkable display of rebellion against President Donald J Trump’s new immigration policies, the city of Chicago, often called the gateway...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

Trump’s first legal and political victory as travel ban goes into effect

A five-month battle has led to the first legal victory for US President Donald Trump. His 90-day travel ban for people from six Muslim...
US endorses India’s stand on Belt and Road initiative

US endorses India’s stand on Belt and Road initiative

Above:  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the President of United States of America, Donald J Trump at the Joint Press Statement, at White House,...
Prime Minister Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. Photo: UNI

World Relations: Who Will Tango With India?

As a new world order shapes up, Modi will try to be the right man in the right place for Europe and the US....
BINDING THE MINOTAUR

BINDING THE MINOTAUR

~By Inderjit Badhwar Given the nature of the Indian political system in which the doctrine of separation of powers—the cornerstone of accountable governance—lies supine at...
Revealed: Russians Hacked US voting System; EVM not Safe at All

Revealed: Russians Hacked US voting System; EVM not Safe at All

~By Sujit Bhar The very objective of the EVM Challenge, organised with much fanfare by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on June 3 was...
Picture: Solar panels. Photo: UNI

The Indo-U.S. Solar Dispute: Hardened Trade Ideologies Trump Environmental Concerns

~By Aditya Manubarwala , Malcolm Katrak In 2013, the United States of America brought a claim (India – Solar Cells) before the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against...
Donald Trump has created an unprecedented number of controversies in just a few months in office. Photo: UNI

Why Nixon Scores over Trump

Despite some obvious similarities, the former president was a notch better,  being a skilled and smart politician, tactical in every sense and concealing of...
Lead picture: UNI

Left Out in the Cold

India’s decision not to attend China’s mega trade summit is being seen as an unwise move which could isolate it at a time when...
Manorath Khanal, a Bhutanese refugee who works for Case Farms Company as a liaison to employees. The Bhutanese are one of a series of migrant and refugee communities the Company has turned to for labor.

Immigrants and Refugees: No Longer Fuelling Low-Wage Industries in US?

Many low-wage industries in US which depend on immigrants and refugees for cheap labour are staring at an uncertain future due to President Trump’s...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

H-1B visas: Cuts in visa numbers won’t hurt India alone

Indian tech companies invested over $2 billion in the US, paid $20 billion as taxes. Also, Indian workers in the US contribute more than...
Tearful meeting with mother and wife for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Deep State “Justice”

Death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former Indian naval officer by a military court, is just a pawn being used by Pak to strengthen...
Britain’s envoy to the European Union Tim Barrow (left) delivers PM Theresa May’s Brexit letter to EU Council’s president Donald Tusk in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: UNI

Brexit: Divorce, Finally!

Britain has formally begun the process of leaving the EU but there is uncertainty over future trade deals with its European counterparts ~By Sajeda...
US president Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

A West Divided Against Itself (With A Little “Help” from Russia)

The Western world’s—especially of the US’— international outlook has become a bit of an enigma of late to the eastern hemisphere. This has amplified...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife along with PM Narendra Modi watch a cultural performance while walking on the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Photo: UNI

Sino-Indian ties: Needling Each Other

As Beijing expands its presence in the Indian Ocean, India too is boosting its ties in the region. But its footprints are nowhere close...
US, Donald Trump, US embassy, security warning, Americans

Ahead of Trump’s new travel ban, US state dept issues warning to all Americans...

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens US embassies across the world have sent out heightened security...
Protesters against President Donald Trump’s immigration order gather at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on Jan. 28, 2017. (Dakota Sillyman/NurPhoto/Sipa USA via AP Photo)

Trump’s Travel Ban is Wreaking Havoc on Families, Especially Those With Valid Visas

The executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations is separating families who made every effort to follow US immigration law ~By Charles Ornstein, Terry Parris...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vladimir Putin during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in June 2016. Photo: UNI

Indo-Russian ties: the cool down period

The traditional friendship between India and Russia has developed wrinkles, thanks to Moscow’s growing closeness to Pakistan and China ~By Seema Guha As strategic dynamics...
RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Photo: UNI

Urjit Patel’s wake-up call to Modi and Jaitley

The RBI governor spoke his mind on the economy at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar, breaking a spell of silence    ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao...
US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

The Trump-Putin Tango

The issue gripping America is the Russian hand in the presidential elections, the cozy ties between Trump and Putin and the bullying of the...

Cyber Mayhem!

It’s estimated that cybercrime will result in global business losses to the tune of $2 trillion in the next two years. It has already...
Naela Quadri Baloch. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Modi is a hero of all oppressed nations: Naela Quadri Baloch

Despite escalating tensions between India and Pakistan following the militant attack on the Uri army base and the surgical strike on terrorist hideouts across...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) meeting the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, at Lahore, Pakistan

Indo-Pak ties: Handling a Hot Potato

Despite strident calls for action against our belligerent neighbour, Modi has realized that this is easier said than done. Deft handling and tightening security...
Child marriage

No more child marriages in Virginia

It might sound unbelievable in today’s age and time, and especially so for a country like the US, but child marriages do take place...

US Supreme Court strikes down Texas anti-abortion law

In a significant verdict, the US Supreme Court has struck down a Texas law that made it more difficult for women to have abortions....

US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action program at Texas varsity

In a landmark ruling, that will go a long way in establishing racial inclusion and ethnic diversity in university admissions in the US, the...

An Indian Sells Illegally Imported Execution Drugs To The United States!

When states ran out of execution drugs, they started paying tens of thousands of dollars to Chris Harris, a salesman in India with no...

An Unequal War

The Geneva Conventions are meant to protect civilians during war. But nations have flouted these with impunity, leading to collateral damage in places like...

Of oil rigs and rigged wages

Investigations by the United States department of labor have uncovered hundreds of cases in which oil and gas workers, many involved in dangerous jobs,...

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Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI

Donald Trump: Provocateur In Chief

Above: Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI The impact of higher US tariffs on Chinese goods may help India, but the US president also...
Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI

US Immigration Policy: Eugenics and White Supremacy

Above: Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI The history of the statute that can make it a felony to illegally enter the country...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi recently/Photo: PIB

Indo-US-Russia Ties: Uneasy Tango

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi recently/Photo: PIB India is caught between the US and Russia, its old ally,...
Above: A representative image of a father and son

US court follows Indian example, orders that adult son has no legal right in...

Above: A representative image of a father and son   New York judge orders that if the parents want him out of the house, the...
H-1B Visas: A pipe dream

A Pipe Dream

This method — H-1B Visas — of going to the US is full of hurdles and that includes the Trump administration’s hardline stance. This...
JC Foreclosure Service in Bell, California, often files bankruptcies that records show are shoddily put together and quickly dismissed/Photo: Kendrick Brinson/ProPublica

When You Can’t Afford to go Bankrupt

Above: JC Foreclosure Service in Bell, California, often files bankruptcies that records show are shoddily put together and quickly dismissed/Photo: Kendrick Brinson/ProPublica There’s evidence that...
Will cases against Vijay Mallya force his American breweries to shut shop?

Will cases against Vijay Mallya force his American breweries to shut shop?

Controversial liquor baron and India’s most famous loan defaulter Vijay Mallya is chairman of the three-decade-old Mendocino Brewing in California, US The fate of several...
Sherin Mathews

Sherin’s adoptive father Wesley Mathews charged with murder

Above: Sherin Mathews What had to happen finally did. Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American adoptive father of murdered three-year old child Sherin (adopted from an...
Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com

Franchise Flaws

Above: Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com Absence of a Franchise Act limits its growth in India ~By Sujit Bhar Franchise, the largest business model within the service industry—sometimes within...
AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

~By Inderjit Badhwar WASHINGTON DC:  As a summer of discontent unfolds in America, the world waits and watches to discover how far the most powerful...
Relatives carry the body of a child who died in Gorakhpur’s BRD hospital. Photo: UNI

Gorakhpur: Death by Negligence

Above: Relatives carry the body of a child who died in Gorakhpur’s BRD  hospital. Photo: UNI The Gorakhpur tragedy highlights an alarming rise in medical...
Essar-Rosneft deal

​How Russia is dribbling past sanctions with the Essar-Rosneft deal

~By Sujit Bhar The sale of Essar Oil to Rosneft of Russia looks like a strategic gem. It is a win-win for both companies, and...
THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

~By Inderjit Badhwar In a remarkable display of rebellion against President Donald J Trump’s new immigration policies, the city of Chicago, often called the gateway...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

Trump’s first legal and political victory as travel ban goes into effect

A five-month battle has led to the first legal victory for US President Donald Trump. His 90-day travel ban for people from six Muslim...
US endorses India’s stand on Belt and Road initiative

US endorses India’s stand on Belt and Road initiative

Above:  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the President of United States of America, Donald J Trump at the Joint Press Statement, at White House,...
Prime Minister Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. Photo: UNI

World Relations: Who Will Tango With India?

As a new world order shapes up, Modi will try to be the right man in the right place for Europe and the US....
BINDING THE MINOTAUR

BINDING THE MINOTAUR

~By Inderjit Badhwar Given the nature of the Indian political system in which the doctrine of separation of powers—the cornerstone of accountable governance—lies supine at...
Revealed: Russians Hacked US voting System; EVM not Safe at All

Revealed: Russians Hacked US voting System; EVM not Safe at All

~By Sujit Bhar The very objective of the EVM Challenge, organised with much fanfare by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on June 3 was...
Picture: Solar panels. Photo: UNI

The Indo-U.S. Solar Dispute: Hardened Trade Ideologies Trump Environmental Concerns

~By Aditya Manubarwala , Malcolm Katrak In 2013, the United States of America brought a claim (India – Solar Cells) before the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against...
Donald Trump has created an unprecedented number of controversies in just a few months in office. Photo: UNI

Why Nixon Scores over Trump

Despite some obvious similarities, the former president was a notch better,  being a skilled and smart politician, tactical in every sense and concealing of...
Lead picture: UNI

Left Out in the Cold

India’s decision not to attend China’s mega trade summit is being seen as an unwise move which could isolate it at a time when...
Manorath Khanal, a Bhutanese refugee who works for Case Farms Company as a liaison to employees. The Bhutanese are one of a series of migrant and refugee communities the Company has turned to for labor.

Immigrants and Refugees: No Longer Fuelling Low-Wage Industries in US?

Many low-wage industries in US which depend on immigrants and refugees for cheap labour are staring at an uncertain future due to President Trump’s...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

H-1B visas: Cuts in visa numbers won’t hurt India alone

Indian tech companies invested over $2 billion in the US, paid $20 billion as taxes. Also, Indian workers in the US contribute more than...
Tearful meeting with mother and wife for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Deep State “Justice”

Death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former Indian naval officer by a military court, is just a pawn being used by Pak to strengthen...
Britain’s envoy to the European Union Tim Barrow (left) delivers PM Theresa May’s Brexit letter to EU Council’s president Donald Tusk in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: UNI

Brexit: Divorce, Finally!

Britain has formally begun the process of leaving the EU but there is uncertainty over future trade deals with its European counterparts ~By Sajeda...
US president Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

A West Divided Against Itself (With A Little “Help” from Russia)

The Western world’s—especially of the US’— international outlook has become a bit of an enigma of late to the eastern hemisphere. This has amplified...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife along with PM Narendra Modi watch a cultural performance while walking on the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Photo: UNI

Sino-Indian ties: Needling Each Other

As Beijing expands its presence in the Indian Ocean, India too is boosting its ties in the region. But its footprints are nowhere close...
US, Donald Trump, US embassy, security warning, Americans

Ahead of Trump’s new travel ban, US state dept issues warning to all Americans...

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens US embassies across the world have sent out heightened security...
Protesters against President Donald Trump’s immigration order gather at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on Jan. 28, 2017. (Dakota Sillyman/NurPhoto/Sipa USA via AP Photo)

Trump’s Travel Ban is Wreaking Havoc on Families, Especially Those With Valid Visas

The executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations is separating families who made every effort to follow US immigration law ~By Charles Ornstein, Terry Parris...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vladimir Putin during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in June 2016. Photo: UNI

Indo-Russian ties: the cool down period

The traditional friendship between India and Russia has developed wrinkles, thanks to Moscow’s growing closeness to Pakistan and China ~By Seema Guha As strategic dynamics...
RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Photo: UNI

Urjit Patel’s wake-up call to Modi and Jaitley

The RBI governor spoke his mind on the economy at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar, breaking a spell of silence    ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao...
US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

The Trump-Putin Tango

The issue gripping America is the Russian hand in the presidential elections, the cozy ties between Trump and Putin and the bullying of the...

Cyber Mayhem!

It’s estimated that cybercrime will result in global business losses to the tune of $2 trillion in the next two years. It has already...
Naela Quadri Baloch. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Modi is a hero of all oppressed nations: Naela Quadri Baloch

Despite escalating tensions between India and Pakistan following the militant attack on the Uri army base and the surgical strike on terrorist hideouts across...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) meeting the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, at Lahore, Pakistan

Indo-Pak ties: Handling a Hot Potato

Despite strident calls for action against our belligerent neighbour, Modi has realized that this is easier said than done. Deft handling and tightening security...
Child marriage

No more child marriages in Virginia

It might sound unbelievable in today’s age and time, and especially so for a country like the US, but child marriages do take place...

US Supreme Court strikes down Texas anti-abortion law

In a significant verdict, the US Supreme Court has struck down a Texas law that made it more difficult for women to have abortions....

US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action program at Texas varsity

In a landmark ruling, that will go a long way in establishing racial inclusion and ethnic diversity in university admissions in the US, the...

Of oil rigs and rigged wages

Investigations by the United States department of labor have uncovered hundreds of cases in which oil and gas workers, many involved in dangerous jobs,...

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