At the Crossroads

Above: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam/Photo: UNI Both the PML (N) and the PPP are in dire straits with the army...

Mallya Extradition: The Long Wait

Above: Vijay Mallya outside the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London/Photo: UNI Though the Modi government has been exultant about getting hold of Vijay Mallya, its...

Auditing Firms: Scandal Hits Big Four

Above: Department store chain BHS (top) shut down in 2016/Photo: commons.wikimedia.org The collapse of some leading British companies has forced the Competition and Markets Authority...

Maldives: Gaining Lost Ground

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in Male. This was Modi’s first trip to the island nation as PM/Photo: PIB With...

Gilgit-Baltistan: Call of the Mountain

Pakistan’s Supreme Court has directed the government to take a decision on the Gilgit-Baltistan legal and constitutional status. But, as Pakistan governs it directly...

Brexit: Knives Out for May

Above: Photo by UNI As the divorce nears, the prime minister is under attack from all quarters for the draft deal that has left Britain...
CBI special court grants bail to Kapil Khandelwal, one of the 33 accused in the PNB scam

PNB’s Unpaid Loans: Scorched Yet Again

In another case of lack of due diligence, India’s second-largest lender has gone to the British High Court against five Indians and an American...

Taliban Initiative: A Pragmatic Move

Above: Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov (centre) and the Taliban delegation at peace talks in Moscow/Photo: twitter Even though India is not a principal player...

Pak-China Bus Route: The Road Less Travelled

Above: The luxury service between Pakistan and China began early this month/Photo: brecorder.com Protests by India over a new bus service between Lahore and Kashgar...
Maithripala Sirisena (right) appoints Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister at a function in Colombo/Picture: Twitter

Sri Lanka Constitutional Crisis: Storm Hits Island Nation

Above: Maithripala Sirisena (right) appoints Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister at a function in Colombo/Picture: Twitter In a major jolt, the president, Maithripala Sirisena, has...

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