The five-day struggle for leadership of Open AI, the most promising artificial intelligence software company in the world, ended with a whimper with its CEO and founder Sam Altman being deposed and then reinstated and a new board appointed. What led to the extraordinary turn of events?
The two Indian-Americans in the pack of Republicans trailing front runner Donald Trump for the 2024 presidential election in the US got into a verbal dust up recently. Neither Nikki Haley nor Vivek Ramaswamy is likely to end up on any presidential ballot unless something dire happens to Trump medically or legally, given his multiple criminal indictments. But their disagreement lent some real zip to another pedestrian debate among the Republican also-rans
Without breaking character, Donald Trump brought his 2024 presidential re-election campaign to a New York City courthouse to show his faithful followers he is unafraid of judicial forces trying to derail his return to presidential power
With exactly one year left for the US presidential election 2024, it will be a choice between the history of soaring fascism in 1934 and events that have transpired in the 90 years since creating today’s reality. Hope comes from a pop music star who actively urges young fans to vote
Trump managed himself into bankruptcy six times in casinos, airlines, steaks, wine, universities and real estate. His 2016 election required voters to ignore reality or feign amnesia. Understanding this makes Trump less a phenomenon or role model than the ultimate realization of a tradition as old as the nation itself. His bravado at the defense table in a trial where the judge has already ruled him a fraud is his way of reflecting his own hype: Penalties? What’s $250 million to a man like me, his behaviour demonstrates. Despite facing 91 felony counts in four separate criminal cases, he was determined to make the civil suit in New York into a carnival to help his 2024 campaign for US president
The diplomatic crisis between India and Canada should not surprise either governments. Both sides know exactly what happened, where, when, why, and how. The tremendous power of electronic intelligence utilized by the “five eyes-nations” computing and analytical skills deciphered actions and communications around the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada. The five are the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia
The acrimonious dispute between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the killing of a prominent Khalistani supporter in Canada has turned into an international crisis. Is there a way out of the diplomatic impasse?
Adapting to the US can take decades for emigres, especially with beliefs intimately tied to religious upbringing. Within many religions, there are written and unwritten philosophies about relationships between different strata of a given religion. Few are as explicit as the Hindu-based socio-political stratification among Indians
As the US campaign express entered its final year ahead of the presidential election in November 2024, voters are offered a first generation American of Indian origin whose energized performance befits a high-tech entrepreneur who claims he has all the answers despite lacking political experience
He’s a wealthy Indian-American businessman with no name recognition and no political experience, but his bid to become president of the United States of America in the 2024 election is gaining lots of attention. Vivek Ramaswamy is testing his dream scenario as one more step in a lifetime of over-achievement