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Farrukh Dhondy | Allegations in a democracy: It’s best to debate, not ban things…

In healthy democracies, allegations will be argued over. They shouldn’t be subject to a total niqab being drawn over them

28 Jan 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Ukraine: Give peace a chance

The ceasefire as well aa Putin renewing his call for peace talks might suggest that 11 months of the war is telling on the aggressor Russia

07 Jan 2023 12:15 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Food or warmth? Tough choices on Hedgie’s watch as Christmas nears

The inflation crisis is called the cost-of-living (CoL) crisis as the price of everything is going up by leaps and bounds

24 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Dialogue and diplomacy only way forward to resolve Ukraine crisis: PM Modi to Putin

Russia said that “at the request of PM Modi, President Putin gave a fundamental assessments of Russia’s line on the Ukrainian direction”

16 Dec 2022 9:39 PM

K C Singh | Will G-20 presidency be India’s crown of thorns?

Trump was the chief culprit in retarding global climate change agenda by withdrawing the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change

18 Nov 2022 11:39 AM

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AA Edit | Can India do more to help end Ukraine war?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi did convey forcefully enough, to Vladimir Putin in Samarkand that “this is not an era of war”

10 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

K.C. Singh | As world is realigning, India sits on the fence

The world has entered a phase of partial or floating alignments, popularly described as a multi-polar world

01 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Will Putin see reason, stop war in Ukraine?

As Mr Putin hits out from his Kremlin corner, he is fast losing friends

12 Oct 2022 7:55 PM

Putin vows more 'severe' attacks after Russian missiles batter Ukraine

The biggest wave of strikes across Ukraine in months killed at least 11 people nationwide

10 Oct 2022 6:50 PM

K.C. Singh | Russia, Iran, China, Brazil: Realpolitik in global churn

During this testy phase of international relations, all nations, big or small or intermediate, are practising realpolitik

05 Oct 2022 12:00 AM

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Putin signs treaties annexing Ukrainian regions

The ceremony came 3 days after completion of Kremlin-orchestrated referendums on joining Russia that were dismissed by Kyiv and the West

30 Sep 2022 7:14 PM

Kremlin announces Ukraine annexation ceremony for Friday

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the annexation would be formalised at a ceremony in the Kremlin

29 Sep 2022 5:49 PM

Putin announces partial mobilisation of reservists

President Vladimir Putin says the measure is necessary as his country is fighting the "entire Western military machine"

21 Sep 2022 4:45 PM

K.C. Singh | Mend Pak ties, keep China in check to raise India heft

As the only democracy in SCO, besides a dysfunctional Pak, India must ensure the group is not hijacked by China to forge an anti-West front

20 Sep 2022 12:00 AM

Military and diplomatic pressures mount on Russian President Putin

Putin vowed to press attack on Ukraine despite the military setbacks but also faced concerns by India and China over the drawn-out conflict

18 Sep 2022 11:40 AM

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AA Edit | ‘Gorby’ transformed world’s history, not a hero at home

The general peace that reigned in the decade after the Iron Curtain came down was, however, unlikely to last forever

02 Sep 2022 12:05 AM

P.S. Raghavan | The man who brought down the Iron Curtain

Gorbachev’s was an unlikely story of a peasant boy from rural Russia climbing up the greasy pole of Soviet politics

02 Sep 2022 12:02 AM

AA Edit | When will Putin’s war end?

When will good sense prevail in this endless war that is defying Russian military superiority? Not soon enough by the looks of it

25 Aug 2022 12:23 AM

AA Edit | Sinking of Russian pride

The Kremlin has acknowledged that it has lost the Moskva, which sank after ammunition on board exploded

16 Apr 2022 12:16 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | There’s a price for supporting democracy: Are we ready to pay?

Not buying Russian gas and oil may cause serious problems there. But then, supporting democracy, even nascent ones, always has a price

12 Mar 2022 1:24 AM

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