Category Archives: Editorials (The Hindu)

New kid on the bloc – The Hindu (Oct 18, 2017)

New kid on the bloc – The Hindu (Oct 18, 2017) Austria’s early elections on Sunday paid off for Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who, at 31, is set to become Austria’s Chancellor and the youngest head of government in Europe. … Continue reading

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of faith and fever – The Hindu (Oct 18, 2017)

of faith and fever – The Hindu (Oct 18, 2017) Faced with one of the worst dengue epidemics it has seen, this year the Tamil Nadu government responded by freely distributing a herbal concoction, nilavembu kudineer,…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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Flip-flop on terror – The Hindu (Oct 17, 2017)

Flip-flop on terror – The Hindu (Oct 17, 2017) Pakistan’s decision to withdraw terror charges against Hafiz Saeed, chief of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa/Lashkar-e-Toiba, is an outrage, and calls into question its professed seriousness to address terrorist violence emanating from its territory. For further … Continue reading

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Securing Somalia – The Hindu (Oct 17, 2017)

Securing Somalia – The Hindu (Oct 17, 2017) In the deadliest terrorist attack in Somalia, an explosives-laden truck collided with a fuel tanker in Mogadishu, killing more than 300 people and injuring many more. …. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is … Continue reading

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Iran-U.S. relations – The Hindu (Oct 16, 2017)

Iran-U.S. relations – The Hindu (Oct 16, 2017) By refusing to certify the Iran nuclear deal, which curbed its nuclear programme in return for lifting global sanctions, U.S. President Donald Trump has …. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Toxic farming – The Hindu (Oct 16, 2017)

Toxic farming – The Hindu (Oct 16, 2017) Reports of farmers dying from pesticide exposure in Maharashtra’s cotton belt in Yavatmal make it evident that the government’s efforts to …. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: … Continue reading

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Keen contest ahead – The Hindu (Oct 14, 2017)

Keen contest ahead – The Hindu (Oct 14, 2017) It is not clear why the Election Commission announced the date for Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh — a single-phase vote on November 9 — but…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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Benefit of doubt – The Hindu (Oct 14, 2017)

Benefit of doubt – The Hindu (Oct 14, 2017) The Allahabad High Court verdict acquitting Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar of the charge of murdering their 14-year-old daughter…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: The … Continue reading

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Talk it over – The Hindu (Oct 13, 2017)

Talk it over – The Hindu (Oct 13, 2017) Catalan President Carles Puigdemont’s call for a dialogue with the federal government is the first sign in many months of an attempt to break the…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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Saving child brides – The Hindu (Oct 13, 2017)

Saving child brides – The Hindu (Oct 13, 2017) By ruling that marriage cannot be a licence to have sex with a minor girl, the Supreme Court has corrected an anomaly in the country’s…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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