Last month,Poznan,Poland,brought together about 190 countries to discuss how the world is to tackle climate change….
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This refers to To quiet the west. Now that the inauguration euphoria has worn out,it remains to be seen what Obamas policies towards India…
British journalists who accompanied Rahul Gandhi and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband to Amethi were taken aback at the Gandhi scion…
On January 20,the 44th President of the United States,in his inaugural speech,became the first President ever to acknowledge the existence…
Perhaps the least noticed part of Obamas inauguration was that Robert Gates,the only member of the Cabinet who was retained from the Bush administration…
After transiting through the chamber of horrors that is Mumbai airports departure terminal,when we collapsed,drained of all energy,into the controlled safety of a European aeroplane…
The Delhi airport,now undergoing a major renovation,tells me a lot about our Republic and our democracy.
George W. Bush left the White House as one of the least popular US presidents ever; yet the question remains…
The Supreme Courts reluctance to reveal
judicial assets is troubling
Barack Obamas ascension to the White House has created mixed feelings in Pakistan.
Since being dark in India is so different a social,economic,cultural and historical experience from being black in America and since wanting fair brides for NRI sons…
This refers to C. Raja Mohans Our Obama moment. We now must make the attempt to ensure stability and maintain peace in South Asia through mutual cooperation with Obama.
Like the rest of the world,Indians have plenty of reasons to ridicule or even vilify the outgoing US President George Bush.
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Indira Gandhis elevation to premiership was surrounded by intrigue
After taking the oath of office Barack Obama has now become one of the most powerful men on the planet and an icon for this generation.
The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser titled A new enlightenment for Congress observes…
As he promised a definitive departure from the many controversial domestic and foreign policies of the unpopular Bush Administration…
With Oscar nominations being announced later today,just two days after President Barack Obamas entry into the White House…
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It’s a defining moment of Slumdog Millionaire. A six-year-old slum kid locked in a makeshift toilet jumps into a pile of shit just so he can run and get an autograph of his beloved Amitabhji.
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There is palpable change in India. The new generation performs and demands better performance. It does well in sports and in the economy.
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TV personality Karan Thapar,known for his hard-hitting interviews,did a role-reversal at the end of the year. He asked one of the guests on his show,Arun Jaitley,to interview him.
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The title of this blog,Raja-Mandala,is drawn from the ancient Indian description of the laws that govern the conduct of relations within a circle of states.
It isnt the first time that the world needs hope,and it isnt the first time that the movies have responded to difficult times. The Great Depression was in the same year that gave birth to the Oscars
The growth of a state should be judged by facts and figures and not by statements from political quarters. No doubt Gujarat is ahead on overall growth vis-à-vis other states.
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPI (M) mouthpiece Peoples Democracy uses the Satyam fraud to argue that capitalism thrives on deceit….
The post-Mumbai response has thankfully avoided stereotyping Muslims
Dubyas legacy is dependent on Obamas future plans
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For a country like India,surrounded by hostile neighbours,its not a matter of choice but a necessity to possess a powerful and credible line of defence…
Little did Samuel Huntington know,when he published a book called Who we are: The Challenges to Americas National Identity in 2004,that later that year,a young black man called Barack Obama would dazzle the nation at the…
George Bush is ready for his close up on CNN,and Indian news is hot and bothered about Slumdog Millionaire
Do young people understand the enormity of Obamas inauguration?