According to Israeli media by Day 6 of the attack, at least 1,300 Israelis have been killed and over 7,400 people in all wounded. The Gaza Health Ministry said 447 children and 248 women were among the 1,417 Palestinians killed by Israel Defence Forces. The IDF said it is holding 1,500 bodies of militants. And the body count is likely to grow as the end of war is nowhere in sight. Over 3,30,000 people in Gaza have been forced to flee their homes after Israel rockets and bombs hit residential buildings, according to the UN. More importantly, what are the international dimensions of the war?
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?
At the last moment, the Narendra Modi government drops the Bill to modify service conditions of Chief Election Commissioners and Election Commissioners in the face of protests. Here’s how it can impact democracy in India
In view of the revival of the controversial issue of “one nation, one election”, I reproduce below an analysis which I penned when the Narendra Modi government raised the issue. Five years later, the essay is perhaps more relevant today than when it was first written.
While a fleeting meeting between PM Modi and President Jinping has led to some hope of a thaw, the fact is that China considers India as its long-term strategic competitor and will keep the cauldron boiling always
The founder of Sulabh International, one of India’s best social service organisations, has died of a heart attack. His organisation was at the forefront of eradicating manual scavenging and setting up clean, economic sanitation across the country
In view of the historic case being argued before the Supreme Court on the legality of the abrogation of Article 370, I reproduce below an essay on the genesis of this bond of faith between India and the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the historical perspective of the times and circumstances in which the Article was enacted. This piece was published almost a month before the abolition of the Article on August 5, 2019.