How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

Above: US President Donald Trump with students of the Parkland school at the White House/Photo: UNI  Saying “nothing will change” has empowered the National...
A Question of Trust - India Legal

A Question of Trust

Above: Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale with Chinese minister Wang Yi/Photo Courtesy: Twitter Though the foreign secretary’s visit to Beijing was meant to get ties back...
Maldives crisis: Has India Missed the Bus?

Has India Missed the Bus?

Above: Soldiers guard the parliament in Male post declaration of emergency by the president/Photo: avas.mv Delhi’s refusal to intervene as this island nation plunges into...
Criminal Justice System in US: Innocent But Still Guilty

Innocent But Still Guilty

Above: After James Thompson was cleared by DNA evidence, he accepted an Alford plea to be released from prison/Photo: Lexey Swall/ProPublica Inmates are sometimes offered...

Maldives crisis: Ex-Prez Nasheed wants Indian envoy, military to intervene

Crackdown against Opposition leaders, Supreme Court continues with two more judges being arrested since President Abdulla Yameen declares Emergency Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday...
Trump Gives Himself A+

Trump Gives Himself A+

Above: The address reflected Trump’s style, with rhetoric about sunny days ahead followed by implied threats/Photo Courtesy: media.abclocal.go.com Donald Trump’s speech was all about himself,...
Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook

Troll Armies for Digital Propaganda

Above: Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create...
Exhibitors at the third edition of the Dubai Property Show in Mumbai/Photo Courtesy: Magicbricks

Homes of Convenience

Above: Exhibitors at the third edition of the Dubai Property Show in Mumbai/Photo Courtesy: Magicbricks Indians are increasingly investing in real estate in the Emirates...
Indo-Israel Ties: Budding bromance brewing gradually

Budding Bromance

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi showing kites to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara during their visit to Ahmedabad/Photo: UNI Despite the love-fest...
washington dc us supreme court building

The Top Court Obscures its Mistakes

Above: The US Supreme Court fixes its mistakes very quietly When the justices err, care is taken not to call attention to the mishaps. Some...

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