Monthly Archives: September 2017

Hope in Darjeeling – The Hindu (Sep 29, 2017)

Hope in Darjeeling – The Hindu (Sep 29, 2017) With a breakthrough ending the 104-day-long blockade in the Darjeeling hills, the Union and West Bengal governments must move forthwith to consolidate the ‘truce’ and…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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Repeat and repent – The Hindu (Sep 28, 2017)

Repeat and repent – The Hindu (Sep 28, 2017) A second concerted push by Republicans in the U.S. Congress to “repeal and replace” the landmark health-care reform law passed by the Obama administration ended in tears…. For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Confusing consent – The Hindu (Sep 28, 2017)

Confusing consent – The Hindu (Sep 28, 2017) In acquitting writer-film-maker Mahmood Farooqui of the charge of rape, the Delhi High Court concluded that it could not be established without reasonable doubt whether the incident took place. For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Fog in London – The Hindu (Sep 27, 2017)

Fog in London – The Hindu (Sep 27, 2017) British Prime Minister Theresa May continues to be in a bind about how to stage a less chaotic exit from the European Union. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Power problem – The Hindu (Sep 27, 2017)

Power problem – The Hindu (Sep 27, 2017) Universal access to electricity has been a familiar and long-standing promise of governments at the Centre. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: The Hindu Word … Continue reading

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Worrying downgrade – The Hindu (Sep 26, 2017)

Worrying downgrade – The Hindu (Sep 26, 2017) The elusive and charismatic snow leopard has lost its endangered status in the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, causing genuine worry among wildlife biologists, For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Merkel’s world – The Hindu (Sep 26, 2017)

Merkel’s world – The Hindu (Sep 26, 2017) Angela Merkel’s return for a fourth consecutive term as Chancellor, with a much-reduced mandate for her Christian Democratic Union, marks a watershed moment in Germany’s post-War history. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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The faltering economy – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2017)

The faltering economy – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2017) A set of weak economic numbers has left the Central government scrambling to do something to set things in order. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with … Continue reading

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Afghan overture – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2017)

Afghan overture – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2017) President Donald Trump’s policy announcement on Afghanistan has clearly set the stage for diverse moves on the geopolitical chessboard.   For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. … Continue reading

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Know Your English: The wrath of a war goddess – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2017)

Know Your English: The wrath of a war goddess – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2017) “Karthik was telling my father yesterday that he’s planning to start his own business.” “Karthik and business? I don’t think he has the smarts to … Continue reading

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