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  • Why can’t the Japanese say sorry?

    Why can’t the Japanese say sorry?

    Among the flood of tributes to Queen Elizabeth II that followed her passing were recollections of her 2011 visit to Ireland, the first by a British monarch in a century. It was a trip for healing, though there were doubts about its success.

    October 18, 2022
  • Europe’s age of abundance may be ending

    Europe’s age of abundance may be ending

    Emmanuel Macron, the man who has led France since 2017, gave an ominous speech at a cabinet meeting before he left his country to attend the funeral of the recently expired Queen of England.

    September 24, 2022
  • Fishing or Phishing?

    Fishing or Phishing?

    As usual public reaction to the change, like any other change, is mixed. Aristotle had once said "Poverty is the parent of crime".

    September 8, 2022
  • Partition and Independence~II

    Partition and Independence~II

    The Balfour Report was prepared by the Committee on Inter-Imperial Relations at the Imperial Conference held in London in 1926.

    September 8, 2022
  • History of sports activities in Shimla, dating back to the British Era

    History of sports activities in Shimla, dating back to the British Era

    Shimla is also home to numerous sports clubs such as Shimla Ice Skating Club, Himachal Golf Club, Blessington Club, and Shimla Tennis Club.

    August 29, 2022
  • The British P. A.

    The British P. A.

    By the power of his mind, Swamiji read his past at first sight and told him everything flawlessly. Goodwin was deeply astonished and impressed.

    August 24, 2022
  • India today~I

    India today~I

    The index is based on 60 indicators grouped in five different categories, measuring pluralism, civil liberties and political culture.

    August 7, 2022
  • Asymmetric federalism

    Asymmetric federalism

    The position of the Hong Kong dollar would be maintained. Even the lease of land would be valid after 1997 for 50 years with some stipulations.

    August 4, 2022
  • Did the British plan to try Bose as a war criminal?

    Did the British plan to try Bose as a war criminal?

    Records of War Crimes Commission were ignored, and the validity of the British narrative was never questioned.

    June 30, 2022
  • The Queen’s Tongue?

    The Queen’s Tongue?

    By the end of the 16th century, the number of native speakers of English was said to have been between 5 and 7 million. Between the end of Queen Elizabeth I's reign in 1603 and the beginning of the reign of Elizabeth lI in 1952, the figure grew to be around 250 million. Now an estimated 1,500 million or more are exposed to English

    January 15, 2022
  • Unquiet North East

    Unquiet North East

    India is a Union of States, and armed conflict between any two states threatens the very idea of India as a nation. Historically, most invaders had taken advantage of differences between native rulers to conquer India. That said, modern Indian states are not sovereign bodies; under Article 3 of the Constitution, Parliament has the power to increase the area of any state, diminish the area of any state, alter the boundaries of any state and change the name of any state.

    August 6, 2021
  • British officials frustrated as athletes struggle mentally in isolation

    British officials frustrated as athletes struggle mentally in isolation

    Steeplechaser Zak Seddon expressed frustration on Twitter.

    July 23, 2021
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India as Chief Guest on Republic Day ceremony

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India as Chief Guest on Republic Day ceremony

    The trip is significant from UK’s perspective as it will be the first foreign trip by PM post-Brexit and also the country will be hosting both the G7 Leaders’ Meeting and COP26 Summits next year.

    December 15, 2020
  • ‘India, Pakistan should settle issue bilaterally’: Boris Johnson’s remarks on farm bills leaves opposition perplexed

    ‘India, Pakistan should settle issue bilaterally’: Boris Johnson’s remarks on farm bills leaves opposition perplexed

    The UK government has so far refused to be drawn into the ongoing protests in India, with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) saying the matter of handling protests was an internal one.

    December 10, 2020
  • British PM Boris Johnson goes into isolation after a contact tested positive for Covid

    British PM Boris Johnson goes into isolation after a contact tested positive for Covid

    Global infections have soared past 54 million with more than 1.3 million deaths, and the worrying spikes have forced governments to reimpose deeply unpopular and economically devastating restrictions on movement and gatherings.

    November 16, 2020
  • ‘Earlier British, now elites are trying to divide India’: Vijay Rupani

    ‘Earlier British, now elites are trying to divide India’: Vijay Rupani

    'India is united. Our cultural foundations are strong, our economic aspirations are high,' he said.

    June 11, 2020
  • Outlander in Britain

    Outlander in Britain

    The new post-Brexit immigration policy, unveiled last week, can be contextualised with the protests outside 10 Downing Street against the government’s deportation plans.

    February 26, 2020