Tag: European Union

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  • Daunting reality

    Daunting reality

    The referendum on 23 June 2016 has served to deepen the divides in Britain.

    March 15, 2019
  • In another setback for Theresa May, British MPs reject no-deal Brexit

    In another setback for Theresa May, British MPs reject no-deal Brexit

    After May's deal was heavily voted down for a second time on Tuesday, she announced a government motion ruling out a no-deal Brexit on March 29 - overturning her longstanding policy of refusing to rule it out.

    March 14, 2019
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University inaugurates Centre of Excellence for EU Studies

    Jawaharlal Nehru University inaugurates Centre of Excellence for EU Studies

    JNU Vice-Chancellor Prof M Jagadesh Kumar said that the Centre will help expand the range of options available to students and researchers.

    March 10, 2019
  • What Brexit will do to Britain’s language

    What Brexit will do to Britain’s language

    When Britain formally leaves the EU, the proportion of native English speakers inside the EU will fall from 14 to 1 per cent, however, English will still remain as the second language of 38 per cent people in the EU.

    February 18, 2019
  • Convulsions in Albion

    Convulsions in Albion

    The Government has lost another vote because of sharp divisions within the Conservative party.

    February 17, 2019
  • Miracle to Disaster

    Miracle to Disaster

    We can choose food items packaged in reusable containers as opposed to food packaged in disposable containers. We can refuse to accept plastic straw during purchase of beverages. In this way, we can take every opportunity to reduce our use of plastics. India currently uses around 15 million tonnes of plastics a year and is expected to use 20 million by 2020.

    February 12, 2019
  • US calls to ‘stand with freedom’ in Venezuela as EU gives ultimatum

    US calls to ‘stand with freedom’ in Venezuela as EU gives ultimatum

    The United States pressed all nations Saturday to "stand with the forces of freedom" in Venezuela, encouraged by a tougher European line as Russia stood in the minority in backing embattled leader Nicolas Maduro.

    January 27, 2019
  • EU hobbled by its own limitations

    EU hobbled by its own limitations

    What is worse is that leading EU nations (notably Britain and France) participated in unjust and unnecessary invasions or interventions in countries like Iraq and Libya.

    January 25, 2019
  • Tasteless Trump

    Tasteless Trump

    Nobody seriously believes in Santa Claus anymore, yet virtually all over the world the myth mesmerises children at this time of the year. Hence it was terribly bad form for Donald Trump to query a seven-year-old on the veracity of the legend ~ particularly on a Christmas-related radio chat show.

    December 27, 2018
  • Nothing to observe

    Nothing to observe

    Thousands of troops have been deployed across the country, which will once again bear witness to an election under the awesome shadow of the soldier’s gun, recalling the experience of January 2014.

    December 27, 2018
  • Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Even so, Japan – a fellow island country which formed an alliance with Britain in the early years of the last century – is nervously watching the eventual course of the roller-coaster Brexit ride, and not just for its short-term economic interests.

    December 26, 2018
  • If no deal…

    If no deal…

    In a no-deal planning paper, the European Commission has called on governments to grant temporary residence permits to British nationals so that people have time to make applications to secure their long-term status.

    December 24, 2018
  • Brexit and EU: There are lessons for both sides

    Brexit and EU: There are lessons for both sides

    Brexit is a unique phenomenon in our modern era, which is marked by a battle on three life-threatening fronts: preventing a third world war (possibly nuclear), eliminating poverty and keeping inequalities under control, and rehabilitating the globe’s ecology.

    December 13, 2018
  • A PM on the run!

    A PM on the run!

    The outlook for Brexit is as fogbound as the damp English winter. European Union leaders have let it be known that there can be “no further renegotiation of the terms of the United Kingdom’s departure”.

    December 13, 2018
  • What Tuesday’s vote means to May

    What Tuesday’s vote means to May

    If a majority of MPs vote for it, the UK will be ready to leave the EU on 29 March and enter a transition period to the end of 2020, during which we will for most purposes continue to be treated as an EU member state

    December 11, 2018
  • UK can unilaterally cancel Brexit without nod of other 27 EU members, rules court

    UK can unilaterally cancel Brexit without nod of other 27 EU members, rules court

    The ruling came ahead of a House of Commons vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with the EU on Tuesday.

    December 10, 2018
  • Joust in the Sea

    Joust in the Sea

    The Ukrainian crisis was never quite forgotten; it has now escalated to an awesome degree and the world is alarmed at the latest bout of Russian expansionism. The skirmish in the Sea of Azov has bolstered Vladimir Putin’s position at home post the misadventures such as in Syria, not to forget the electoral meddling in …

    November 29, 2018