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    Gubernatorial partisanship in Indian Union

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:03am on March 01, 2017

    AS OF now, the Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palanisamy of the AIADMK, one of the two main Dravidian political forces in Tamil politics, seems to be in charge of affairs. The political turmoil in Tamil Nadu seems to have subsided, albeit temporarily. It could well be a lull before another storm..

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    No amount of propaganda qualifies as humanitarian aid

    by Jean Périer | Updated at 12:03am on March 01, 2017

    LAST month, Helsinki hosted an international conference on the humanitarian situation in Syria, resulting in the launch of a regional refugee plan for the next two years, focused on assisting Syria’s neighboring states in dealing with the refuge crisis. In accordance with this plan, UN officials seek 4.6 billion dollars worth of humanitarian aid to provide relief both to the Syrian refugees and the communities that provide them shelter...

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    Faces of audience

    | Updated at 01:10am on February 28, 2017

    THE book presents a survey of demand and behaviour patterns of movie consumers in Bangladesh. In this partly-exploratory, partly-descriptive study, the authors present the results of an extensive consumer survey...

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    The war between Trump and the press

    | Updated at 01:05am on February 28, 2017

    On Friday, February 24th, the Trump administration issued a ‘gaggle’ against reporters from the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, CNN, and Politico, prohibiting them from gaining access to the White House press briefing...

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    A neglected dimension in Kashmir’s peace and security?

    by Mumtaz Ahmad Numani | Updated at 01:00am on February 28, 2017

    Of Kashmir, with the exception of few writers from ancient to early modern period, everyone seems to have copied the general accounts from one another regarding the natural beauty of the valley, its soil and invigorating climate, the variety of flowers, springs and the flowing waters...

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    Need zeal to fight zealots

    | Updated at 01:55am on February 28, 2017

    ON 15 February, 2017, a news report was published in New Age regarding a press conference of Sufi community...

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    Govt lacks political will to ensure rights of minority communities

    | Updated at 01:55am on February 28, 2017

    IN RECENT time, Bangladesh has seen escalated attack on ethnic minority communities in the country...

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    Move to hike power tariff unacceptable

    | Updated at 01:35am on February 28, 2017

    AFTER unjustifiably increasing gas prices, the government is now planning to increase electricity prices...

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    The fifth estate

    | Updated at 01:15am on February 27, 2017

    ‘POPULISTS in power tend to be harsh with nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) that criticise them...

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    Israel’s dead-end dilemma

    | Updated at 01:10am on February 27, 2017

    WITH its steady encroachment on Palestinian lands, Israel has created a problem that it cannot solve...