Coronavirus

Pandemic has ushered in the new normal

The pandemic unlocked hidden energy in governments. The lethargy and inertia in governance disappeared without any loss of time as the threat to the common man’s life and livelihood was perilous. It led to prompt […]

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Beating China at its game

Curbs are important, but India must work with other regional & global powers “We are now seeing the beginning of movements across many parts of the world, and particularly across Asia, objecting to China’s territorial […]

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Celebrating 4th of July

4th of July is so different this year. COVID-19 has struck down all traditional ceremonies, leaving Americans  to celebrate the event in a shorter edition, with limited ceremonial celebration. The pomp, pageantry, parades, shows, games, […]

Featured

The best way to respond to our history of racism: A Truth and Reconciliation Commission

To create lasting change in the United States, we must do more than reform the police. We must reconcile with our history — with race and with racism. And to do that, there is no […]

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Why keep places of worship out of corona fight

          Why keep places of worship out of corona fight                                               By Prabhjot Singh “Perhaps never before  humanity felt so scared and helpless. A minute or invisible spec of a virus, […]

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“Operation Blue Star – Counterbalancing Terror – results in boomeranging horrible pain” By Ravi Batra

“Operation Blue Star – Counterbalancing  Terror –  results in boomeranging horrible pain”                                  By Ravi Batra The 1984 Operation Blue […]

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Air India price gouging?

COMMENT  Prof. I.S.Saluja The announcement with customary Indian pomposity of Vande Bharat Mission to repatriate Indians was received with great enthusiasm by  everyone looking to return to base. However, a number of hiccups took away […]

Opinions

A chill in U.S.-China relations

A binary choice between the U.S. and China is likely to test India’s capacity to maintain strategic and decisional autonomy “Both sides are acutely aware how closely their economies are tied together: from farm to […]

Opinions

Why India is not the first choice

The state of our infrastructure and logistics is way behind China’s “It is idle to think that global companies will shift out of China to India just on Donald Trump’s say-so. They will do so […]

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G7 expansion

Trump’s proposal a recognition of India’s growing influence Keen on a bigger league of nations to corner China over the coronavirus crisis, US President Donald Trump wants India, Russia, Australia and South Korea on board […]

Frontpage News

Future of U.S. Economy

The stock market is a leading indicator of American economy. After President Trump was elected in 2016, the Dow Jone’s Average has jumped from 18,000 to almost 30,000. Because of Coronavirus and subsequent locked-in, the […]

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Keeping Peace Alive: A Tribute to UN Peacekeepers

“The human cost of UN peacekeeping has been high. Deployed under the Blue Flag of the United Nations, UN peacekeepers have operated under volatile conditions. However, in recent years, these peacekeepers have themselves become victims […]

Breaking News

For America to judge the murderers

Another sad day in America’s history. The murder of a black person by a white police officer in Minneapolis, May 26, is another addition to a chain of such crimes by the police who are […]

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Future of U.S. Economy

“America’s 20 trillion economy will rebound from third quarter and shock the world in the fourth quarter. The stock market will make a new high this year. Jamie Dimon, chairman of JP Morgan, a staunch […]

Frontpage News

Reforming the UN system after Covid-19

The current global crisis demands global leadership. This is a major opportunity for India, together with a coalition of member-states whose national aspirations in a post-Covid19 world depend on effective international cooperation, to rise to […]

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Migrant crisis may help plan viable roadmap

“Since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, India and the world have seen on TV channels disturbing pictures of thousands of migrant workers — including women and children — walking […]

Coronavirus

Mega stimulus package: Self-reliance pitch timely, now for delivery

A new slogan, ‘Be vocal about local’, has been added by the Prime Minister to his long list of aspirational-inspirational repertoire. How far it goes in infusing the much-required dynamism in the Covid-hit business and […]

Business & Economics

Pathways to a more resilient economy

  The redesign of economies, of businesses, and our lives, must begin with questions about purpose. What is the purpose of economic growth? What is the purpose of businesses and other institutions? What is the […]

Breaking News

A plan to revive a broken economy

“A combination of wealth and inheritance taxation and getting multinational companies to pay the same effective rate as local companies through a system of unitary taxation will garner substantial public revenue. They will also reduce […]

Asia

Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra accuses China of creating COVID-19 in a Lab; Urges Trump to Seek Compensation from China

NEW YORK (TIP): Alleging that coronavirus was genetically-engineered in a Wuhan lab, an Indian-American survivor of the deadly virus has urged President Donald Trump to seek compensation from China, running into trillions of dollars, for […]

Coronavirus

India’s Governance Response to Covid-19

Government of India is acutely aware of the need to balance our central concern about the welfare of our citizens with our global responsibilities.             On April 14, 2020 Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of […]

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Coronavirus

Make Shut Down More Effective

READERS WRITE  The shut down in its present form does not seem to be producing the desired results. There has to be a more effective shut down, may be , a total shut down.  I […]

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‘God’s own country’ or not? NRIs and Tourists in the throes of Coronavirus crisis

By George Abraham The world has indeed taken notice of how well Kerala has handled the Coronavirus threat so far and widely applauded for steps the state has undertaken to mitigate the crisis. However, as […]

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No Dollar Value on Human Lives, Please: Opt for Total Shut down of America

Please don’t  provoke  Nature, anymore . Be fearful of the  approaching catastrophe. Now is the time to get out of the way of a devouring monster of Coronavirus.   President Trump should impose a nationwide […]

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The fall of the ‘last Citadel’ of justice: Supreme Court of India

“I am surprised as to how Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who once exhibited such courage of conviction to uphold the independence of the judiciary, has compromised the noble principles on the independence and impartiality of the […]