Vijay Mallya at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. Photo: UNI

Mallya Extradition: The Elusive Tycoon

Above: Vijay Mallya at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. Photo: UNI With UK’s Serious Fraud Office wanting to conduct an independent probe into the...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

Donald Trump and the Return of Seditious Libel

The new dispensation is set to trigger a host of disputes with the media as it fights for its freedom By Richard Tofel In 1733,...
While Kevin Spacey (far left) has admitted to being a paedophile, Bill Cosby (middle) reportedly assaulted over 16 women. Bill O’Reilly was fired from Fox News over a harassment scandal

Sexual Harassment: Climate Change in America

Above: While Kevin Spacey (far left) has admitted to being a paedophile, Bill Cosby (middle) reportedly assaulted over 16 women. Bill O’Reilly was fired...
Indian Diaspora protesting in UK against the caste-discrimination.

Caste Can’t be Cast Away

The UK government’s exercise to have a public consultation on caste has stirred a hornet’s nest. Even in such a developed country, this is...
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....
Gun laws in the US are so weak you know they were drafted by the gun industry. Photo: Wikipedia

A Trigger-Happy Nation

 Above: Gun laws in the US are so weak you know they were drafted by the gun industry. Photo: Wikipedia The shooting of over 50...
Donald Trump

Donald Gets a D

If one were to have some fun with this presidency, let us use the dictionary format and use the alphabet to unravel what’s happening...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union minister Sushma Swaraj with the Indian community in New York. Expats who fall under the DACA category will face several legal problems now. Photo: UNI

US Immigration: The Citizenship Tangle

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union minister Sushma Swaraj with the Indian community in New York. Expats who fall under the DACA category...

An app for baby Einstein

As parents allow their  toddlers to play with ipads and tablets, experts question the wisdom of allowing them to do so. By Shobha John   Vivek Jain...
(L-R) A map of Myanmar showing some linguistic areas; voters line up during the general elections in 2015 in a mixed Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu neighbourhood. Photo: UNI

Myanmar: Dispensation of justice lost in Translation

Many ethnic tribes and foreigners in the country face an unusual problem when in legal difficulty—a language barrier ~By Prakash Bhandari When three Tamil speaking Indians...

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