Japan has always been the quickest to extend relief to any country facing a humanitarian crisis. In the wake of its cataclysmic earthquake and subsequent tsunami, the former Indian Ambassador to Japan hopes that India can extend the same measure of compassion to a country that is celebrated for its resurgence.
Unlike the 1979 Iranian revolution, the unrest that is sweeping the Arab today are as much a response to repression as it is to decades of economic hardship, poverty and unemployment.
What if India does go on to become a permanent member of UNSC, serving as an independent entity rather than being guided by the Big Five existing members? What would India achieve?
The Afghan students at Pune University discuss their personal histories as well as their perceptions on what Afghanistan as a country means to them.
Excerpts from “Lost Wishes”, a diary by Azima Nabi, an Afghan lady.
The exodus of talented Chinese, Indians and Europeans to the United States has depleted these countries of their brightest minds. Who can blame them when a bunch of archaic educational guidelines impede the expansion of educational institutions and thus the benefits from opportunity?
With billionaire oil baron Mikhail Khodorkovsky back in prison, Putin’s Russia is starting to look a lot like Stalin’s Soviet Union.
Six decades after World War II, Europe is trying to recover from the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis. Memorials by famous sculptors and artists are coming up all over the continent.
An account of how Hungary handled the world’s worst environmental disaster since the Bhopal and Chernobyl gas tragedies which, at one stage threatened to ruin the Danube.
A report on Stephen Cohen a key South Asia expert‘s lecture titled “Obama‘s Foreign Policy: Focus on South Asia” at Nehru Centre in Mumbai on October 7, 2010