“Neutrality” that draws equivalences in order shame the liberal voice into not speaking out actually ends up helping the forces of illiberalism.
The Swiss People’s Party has said that India and ten other countries are “too corrupt” and that it will get enough support in the country’s parliament to halt the tax information exchange process.
The 13 titles vying for the literary award showcase a diverse approach to South Asian narratives.
Five years after a major sexism scandal, Silicon Valley’s misogynist culture remains strong and pervasive. Is it too late to save the US tech industry?
Despite dire predictions in the age of online retail, bookstores aren’t going away anytime soon as they remain curators of taste and community hubs.
Ex-Google employee James Damore’s anti-diversity memo raises a highly polarising question: Does gender diversity in the workplace improve the firm’s performance?
Using North Korea to produce cheap clothes shows that for every door that is closed by ever-tightening UN sanctions, another one may open.
Following Trump’s statement that military intervention in Venezuela was an option, many Maduro critics are rejecting the idea of a foreign invasion.
The management of the institution has been so abysmal in the last few years that tragedies like these have been a daily occurrence.
India’s Lacklustre Approach Towards International Trade is Hurting its Foreign and Economic Interests
From alarming agricultural imports to losing Africa, India needs to aggressively protect its trade interests and explicitly link it to our foreign and domestic goals.
Jessore Road, which connects India and Bangladesh, once witnessed carnage, smuggling, migration and trade.
May’s Brexit strategy has been the subject of open debate among her top team ever since a botched June election which weakened her authority.
Hyeon Soo Lim, was sentenced to hard labor for life in December 2015 on charges of attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang regime.
Religious Freedom Bill Cleared by Jharkhand Assembly; Tribal Leaders Call It ‘an Attempt to Break Our Unity’
The politically motivated Bill threatens to rip apart the tribal society in the state which had managed to forge unity among the Sarnas and the Christian groups.
An Assam State Disaster Management Authority report said 3.55 lakh people in 781 villages of 15 districts were hit by the deluge, caused by incessant rains.
The state’s governor blamed neo-Nazis for sparking the unrest in Charlottesville, where rival groups fought pitched battles using rocks and pepper spray.
The court, however, said the verdict rendered in the pending petition will determine the outcome of the present plea as well.
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Four stories that help us understand the questions that Indian Muslims were grappling with during Partition.
An excerpt from Unbordered Memories: Sindhi Stories of Partition, edited and translated by Rita Kothari.
Like in India, there were some filmmakers in Pakistan who did venture to look at the bloodiest chapter of the independence struggle of the two countries.
Though the marginalised Sahariya community were allotted houses built by the government, the poor materials used have made them unliveable in the monsoon.
Each week, we bring you a selection of the past week’s multimedia stories.
Although fiction writers visited the theme of Partition repeatedly, Hindi poets curiously remained more or less indifferent to it.
Smugglers pushed 300 migrants from boats off the coast of Yemen; many are feared dead or missing by the UN migration agency.
A weekly column on the sessions of parliament.
Because of leaders and texts being dispersed across the country, much of the original Lingayat teaching was lost for centuries, giving rise to various confusions.
A roundup of this week’s news from the northeast.
Aanchal Malhotra, an artist, writer, oral historian and archivist, studies the objects people took with them when crossing the border during Partition.
We no longer wish to define ourselves as a secular nation, and just like Pakistan, we too now seek national glory from re-writing our history books to cater to our religious prejudices.
When we can denounce discrimination based on caste and religion, why do we ignore the discrimination faced by the poor?
Design institutes across the country are brimming with eager students who can provide branding solutions, yet the government repeatedly turns to amateurs, ignoring previous lessons.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, sparking opposition protests and triggering fears of violence like after the 2007 elections.
Guam posted emergency guidelines on Friday to help residents prepare for any potential nuclear attack after North Korea threatened to fire four missiles near the US territory’s shores.
The UP government insists that the deaths are unrelated to any oxygen shortage, though they are yet to explain why 23 children died on August 10.
The decision to put forward Sharif’s wife is in keeping with Pakistan’s tradition of dynastic politics and also indicates the former premier will likely remain involved behind the scenes.
Two trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, killing 42 people and injuring 133 others.
The quotation published in a newspaper ad is misleading and mischievous. It is erroneous and puts words in Gandhi’s mouth that are not his.
Author Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar had earlier said he was facing intense online abuse, and a group of Adivasis had taken out a protest against him, burning his effigy and books.
The army dispatched about 500 soldiers to several towns near the border with Bangladesh on Thursday, including the towns of Buthidaung and Maungdaw.