Radha Kapoor-Sharma

Articles By Radha Kapoor-Sharma

Paris vs periphery

Yellow Vest protests in France present the greatest challenge yet to the Macron presidency

Victor And Unvanquished

France’s centrist new president inherits a deeply divided country

Poll Dance In Paris

In France, the possibility of a far right president makes the drama more riveting.

Cover story: Does France need the burkini ban?

The dangerous conflation of burkini with terrorist attacks has only served to raise the hackles of the Muslim community in France.

Carnage in Nice leaves the French in a state of vulnerability

Each such act of carnage — this is France’s third major attack in 18 months — leaves citizens feeling more vulnerable

Food is the ante-chamber to a romantic relationship

As couples in France bond over a romantic meal, the three Fs, food, flirting and fashion, will once more be in evidence.

A Danger Averted

But this isn’t the last that France will see of Marine Le Pen and her National Front

Post Paris attacks: The long shadow of a dark night

A month after Paris came under attack, the gun-toting soldier on the street is just one of the signs of an altered landscape.

The loss of innocence

The attack by the Islamic State has left Paris with a heightened sense of fear and vulnerability

Swear eternal love in a lock at Paris’ Pont des Arts? Not anymore

Paris, the city of amour, has banned the practice to protect its heritage bridge

Liberty, Equality, Infidelity: A relationship website for married or committed individuals

Sensing a business opportunity, websites targetting married or committed individuals looking for a bit of fun on the side have emerged.

Those paper boats

European reaction to sinking of migrant ship has all the trappings of a farce.

Down and out in Paris

A broken model of integration alienates minorities, creating potential jihadists

New sick man of Europe?

France is battling a bad case of collective despondency.

A vote against Europe

Why the rise of France’s National Front spells trouble for the EU.

The outsider card

Is racism alive and kicking in the country that was built on equality and fraternity? Is it on the rise in France?

No justice in death

Indian politicians are pandering to the lowest common denominator in public sentiment.

Summer’s end

In France,September heralds a return to humdrum routine.

Tongue of war

English gives a soft power advantage that no regional language can

Future is elsewhere

France is painfully aware that the centre of gravity has moved east