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    First foreign policy steps of Modi after elections

    by Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    THE scheduled general election to decide who sits in India’s lower house of parliament (the Lok Sabha) ended on May 23. The Bharatiya Janata Party...

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    Iran: who and where is the threat?

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    If Trump takes the US to war with Iran, which could happen without consultation or authorisation from Congress, the responsibility will be squarely on his...

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    Countering anti-Muslim actions through campaigns

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    THE wounds inflicted upon the body politic by the Easter Sunday bombing continue to fester and become more poisonous. They are not going away as...

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    Big food’s attempt to further industrialise what we eat

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    We need to decolonise our food cultures and our minds of food imperialism, writes Vandana Shiva FOOD is not a commodity, it is not ‘stuff’...

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    A worrying compromise on driver’s experience for licence

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    THE road transport and bridges ministry’s extending the deadline for the relaxation of rules for the second time, as New Age reported on Saturday, in driving licence issuance comes with...

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    Credible inquiry into Payra power plant clash a must

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    TWO cases were filed against about 600 people unnamed on Thursday in connection with Tuesday’s attack on the China-Bangladesh 1320MW thermal power plant project at Payra in Patuakhali during...

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    Sobering statistics of ‘displaced’ people

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    JUNE 20 was observed as International Refugee Day. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a United Nations programme with the mandate to protect refugees, forcibly displaced...

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    India: future of Congress

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    THE Indian National Congress suffered a terrible defeat in the recent election. The defeat was all the more demoralising for the fact that it had suffered a debacle in the 2014 polls too. All hopes of recovery were dashed. There was...

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