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  • Palestine burns, again

    The sight of an Israeli soldier kicking a Palestinian Muslim while he is in the midst of his afternoon prayer, right in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan in Jerusalem,
  • Democracy Debased in the District of Columbia

    To write off the acts of anarchy and insurrection that was being played out live inside the Houses of the United States Congress on January 6, as that of a few deranged, rabid, racist individual Americans would be a disastrous mistake.
  • US Presidential Election 2020

    Now that the Presidential debates are over, the public debates on whether there will be a change in the White House come November gathers momentum.
  • ‘The India Way’ by S. Jaishankar: A must read

    In “The India Way”, published by Harper Collins, India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar catalogues India’s journey in the arena of its external relations over a period spanning more than seven decades.
  • Indian foreign secretary’s visit and the state of Bangladesh-India relations

    History shows that the strength of relations between states, particularly among neighbouring ones, lies in withstanding tests and, if done right, comes out looking better, both perceptively and in substance, in the end. The recent sudden and previously unannounced visit by Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Dhaka needs to be seen in that context.