From the enigmatic Easter Island in the East to the dying Aral Sea in the West, Asia is a land of contrasts: two great civilizations – India and China – deserts, hugely populated areas and a great number of indigenous people struggling for their survival.
India's cult of Modi
Shashi Tharoor ശശി തരൂര് शशि थरूर شاشي ثارور
The recent Indian election will be a case study in how to upend the conventional assumption of electoral politics that an incumbent is judged on his record of performance against his own promises. Prime Minister Narendra Modi fulfilled none of his, ...
“The U.S. is not the international police”
Billionaire Huawei founder defiant in face of existential threat
Ren Zhengfei concedes the U.S. curbs will hit his company
Huawei still intends to lead the way in networks and phones
Huawei Technologies Co.
founder Ren Zhengfei struck ...
After "hammer blow" from Google, a "paralyzed" Huawei scrambles to develop its own operating system
On Monday, Beijing woke up to a new, and far more dire trade war reality for its flagship telecom company: Google which in 2005 bought Android, whose software has since become the most popular mobile operating system in the world, said it would stop ...
Jallianwala Bagh massacre: Jeremy Corbyn wants an apology, Theresa May would not apologize; I want apology and reparation
- Partha Banerjee পার্থ ব্যানার্জি
One Hundred Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre by the British Tyrants
Why does it matter today?
The apparent enigma of India's growth
- Prabhat Patnaik പ്രഭാത് പട്നായിക്
AT first sight it appears to be an enigma. India has been recording, according to official statistics, ...
Volatile Kashmir needs careful handling
- Jagdish Rattanani जगदीश रतनानी
Even though it’s difficult to prevent every attack, there should be some capacity to have credible ...
India: Time to overhaul the Sedition Law for good
- Shashi Tharoor ശശി തരൂര് शशि थरूर
The sedition law is archaic, introduced by the British in order to keep its former colony on its knees. ...
India’s Communists and the elections of 2019: only an alternative agenda can defeat the right-wing
Interview with Brinda Karat
Ahead of the 2019 elections in India — the largest exercise of electoral democracy in the world– ...
The new Great Game on the Roof of the World: On the road in the Karakoram
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
CPEC involves road and rail projects, dams and a pipeline from Gwadar to Xinjiang, but it is very long-term ...
A practical approach to Meng Wanzhou's case
- Kong Qingjiang 孔清江
The unusual arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese national, by the Canadian authorities at the request ...