Tag: Nicola Sturgeon

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  • The Scottish Bagpiper

    The Scottish Bagpiper

    Having voted against the exit from the European Union in the 2016 referendum, there is at this juncture a renewed shrill for independence in the face of Boris Johnson’s refusal to sanction a second referendum, and amid mounting domestic criticism of the ruling SNP’s record.

    February 9, 2020
  • Two cultures of social reform

    Two cultures of social reform

    September 6 was a Rainbow Day in the history of social reforms in India. The Supreme Court decriminalised Section 377 to recognise sexual rights of LGBTQ community members. Judiciary has pronounced socially important verdicts in other parts of the globe too, for example, abortion became legal in the US after the ruling in the historic …

    September 14, 2018
  • No cheap ‘Scotch’

    No cheap ‘Scotch’

    That caption would make no sense to Indian imbibers long-accustomed to paying through their noses for the distilled nirvana that many insist is bottled only in the Highlands. Oppressive import tariffs now, and the premium smugglers levied when the economy remained bottled-up, have always ensured that Scotch whisky remained the preserve of the well-heeled. Things …

    May 6, 2018