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Sectarian strife in Pakistan

Deobandi and Bareilvi alignments a challenge to governance and peace  India has done well to establish a back channel for talks with Pakistan’s military. A major result has been the signing of an agreement for […]

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The Biden-Kamala era

India needs to sidestep the eddies The most-used words in Joe Biden’s inaugural speech were ‘America, American and Americans’ and ‘nation, people and democracy’. The message to heal a badly split America, its apogee reached […]

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US proposes not to issue business visas for H-1B specialty occupations

WASHINGTON (TIP) The Trump administration on Wednesday, October 21 announced a rule that will likely curb US companies’ use of skilled foreign workers, particularly in the tech industry, which officials said was necessary to protect […]


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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COVID-19 death toll in US could hit 2,00,000-mark by September: Indian-American professor

NEW YORK (TIP): The total death toll in the US from the novel coronavirus pandemic could hit the grim figure of 2,00,000 by September and expecting a dramatic decrease in COVID-19 cases in the country […]


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 […]

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US Defense Secretary opposes Trump move on troops to quell protests

WASHINGTON (TIP): US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty forces to quell civil unrest for now, despite President Donald Trump’s threats to militarize […]

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China stealing US research on COVID-19: Pompeo

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused China of “stealing” U.S. intellectual property and data related to COVID-19 research. Mr. Pompeo’s allegations came a day after the FBI and the Department […]


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 […]

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Indian-American body launches initiative for underprivileged communities in India during Covid-19

The American India Foundation (AIF) said it will use its existing “service delivery platforms” comprising frontline health workers, teachers, community mobilisers and local self-governments to contribute to the COVID-19 preparedness and response and strengthen India’s […]

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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg Announces Run for President

NEW YORK(TIP): Former New York City Mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially announced today, November 24, 2019 that he was running as a Democrat in the 2020 presidential election. In a statement and a […]

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US concerned about status of minorities in Pak: Ambassador

WASHINGTON(TIP): The United States is concerned about the status of minorities in Pakistan, particularly the harshness of its persecution atmosphere and the number of people getting killed, US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom […]

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A U.S.-Iran detente could be on the cards

The exit of John Bolton, and Israel’s diminished influence on Washington, signal a possible reduction in tensions. “Israel and John Bolton have been the two major obstacles to a direct encounter between the two Presidents […]

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By taking the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats can try to frame national agenda

The Democratic Party made a comeback in Tuesday’s midterm elections after spending two years in the political darkness, when it seized control of the House of Representatives. Yet, predictions of a “blue wave”, as a […]


Is India ready for Advanced Plastics?

The author says that the market for polymer and plastic products is growing steadfastly in India. Yet, India seems to be lagging in accepting new inventions and products for a variety of reasons. After studying […]


The New Deals: U.S.-Mexico-Canada Pact

After more than a year of intense negotiation, the U.S., Canada and Mexico managed to arrive at a revised trade agreement on Sunday to replace the quarter-century-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Even though […]


Leveraging China vis-a-vis Uncle Sam

“It would be naive to infer any change in China’s efforts to undermine India’s influence across its Indian Ocean neighborhood or moderate its support for Pakistan and terrorist groups like the Jaish-e-Mohammed. But it does […]

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Indian-Origin Finance Consultant among 3 Killed in US Bank Shooting

NEW YORK(TIP): An Indian- origin Finance consultant was among three people killed when a gunman opened fire in a bank building in the US city of Cincinnati. He was only 25 years old. Pruthviraj Kandepi, […]


Why These Trade Talks with Canada are getting so Tough

“By far, the biggest contributor to its export income has been the USA. Seventy-five percent of its exports are to America. Because of this enormity of its exports to America that bring in many billion […]

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Federal deficit jumps 20 percent after tax cuts, spending bill

WASHINGTON(TIP): The federal deficit jumped 20 percent in the first 10 months of the 2018 fiscal year, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported Wednesday, August 8. Spending outpaced revenue between the beginning of the fiscal […]