So long as caste equations and ignorance among the electorate about the criminal background of a candidate exist, criminals will continue to rule the roost in elections writes Yashwardhan Joshi
India’s multilateral and bilateral aid and assistance programmes for its neighbouring and other developing countries form part of this financial allocation writes Monish Gulati
Indian Space Research Organisation's commercial activities related to space technology are managed by Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of Department, writes Monish Gulati.
Having made their mark in international cricket, two players from the Afghan national cricket team have been plugged into a team that plays the pompous and exuberant Indian Premier League, writes Chayanika Saxena.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Israel later this year – a first by an Indian head of the government that comes 25 years after the two countries established full diplomatic ties. The visit, a long awaited one.
The Islamic State (IS) and its ideological affiliates in Pakistan have claimed responsibility for this attack and threatened that this is only the beginning of such an anti-Sufi /Shia campaign to exterminate the apostate – or ‘non-believer’ writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor.
India has cautioned against any slide back in the ongoing reform process in the United Nations Security Council writes Arul Louis
The successful launch of 104 satellites on a single rocket by the Indian Space Resarch Organisation (ISRO) on February 15 is a world record and Indian space scientists are to be commended for this accomplishment writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor.
The peace deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar demonstrates that peace is possible in Afghanistan, but the cost at which it comes might not be palatable to many, writes Chayanika Saxena.
China has yet again proved that it is indeed Pakistan’s ‘all weather friend’ by blocking a US-led proposal at the UN to brand Masood Azhar a global terrorist writes Namrata Hasija
Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221
Title: Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War; Author: Myra Macdonald; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 328; Price: Rs 599
The story of Afghanistan -- of the war against the Soviets and of terrorism that has gripped the landlocked country ever since -- is in many ways also the story of diplomat Masood Khalili, who motivated his people and led them...
Title: The Golden Legend; Author: Nadeem Aslam; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Pages: 376; Price: Rs 599
Over the Years, a collection of 106 short articles, offers us interesting sidelights on the currents and cross- currents in the public life of India during two distinctive periods: (I) 1987 to 1991 and (II ) 2010 to the present.