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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Radha Kapoor-Sharma

Paris vs periphery
Tue, Dec 11, 2018

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

Victor And Unvanquished
Thu, May 11, 2017

France’s centrist new president inherits a deeply divided country

Poll Dance In Paris
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

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

Eye 2016
Cover story: Does France need the burkini ban?
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

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
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

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
Sun, Feb 21, 2016

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
Wed, Dec 16, 2015

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

Eye 2015
Post Paris attacks: The long shadow of a dark night
Sun, Dec 06, 2015

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
Mon, Nov 16, 2015

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

Eye 2015
Swear eternal love in a lock at Paris’ Pont des Arts? Not anymore
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

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

Eye 2015
Liberty, Equality, Infidelity: A relationship website for married or committed individuals
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

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

Those paper boats
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

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

Down and out in Paris
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

A broken model of integration alienates minorities, creating potential jihadists

New sick man of Europe?
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

France is battling a bad case of collective despondency.

A vote against Europe
Thu, May 29, 2014

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

The outsider card
Thu, May 29, 2014

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
Thu, May 29, 2014

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

Summer’s end
Sat, Sep 21, 2013

In France,September heralds a return to humdrum routine.

Tongue of war
Mon, Jul 29, 2013

English gives a soft power advantage that no regional language can

Future is elsewhere
Thu, Jun 06, 2013

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

Sat, Apr 20, 2013

France could be the 14th country to allow gay marriage,India should follow suit