Tag: United States

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  • Time we did away with death penalty

    Time we did away with death penalty

    In 1980, India undertook a shift away from capital punishment via the landmark Bachan Singh case, which established that this most extreme measure should only be applied in “the rarest of the rare” cases.

    March 16, 2019
  • US asks India to stop oil purchases from Venezuela

    US asks India to stop oil purchases from Venezuela

    An official said India was looking into the issue raised by the US regarding its oil purchases from Venezuela.

    March 13, 2019
  • Saudi Arabia replaces India as world’s largest arms importer

    Saudi Arabia replaces India as world’s largest arms importer

    For more than the last eight years, India was the largest arms importer in the international market.

    March 11, 2019
  • ‘GST has hit tourism very badly’

    ‘GST has hit tourism very badly’

    The recent report of World Travel and Tourism Council, which is the biggest world body on tourism, has ranked India number three in tourism sector after China and United States.

    March 2, 2019
  • Saudi M’Lady

    Saudi M’Lady

    Princess Reema succeeds to a depleted inheritance, however coveted the appointment in the geopolitical perspective.

    February 27, 2019
  • Nancy Pelosi could play the decisive role in days ahead

    Nancy Pelosi could play the decisive role in days ahead

    Whatever the fate of Mr. Trump in the months ahead, Nancy Pelosi’s stature in Washington and the US will continue to rise.

    February 20, 2019
  • Forty years after

    Forty years after

    Not that the reformers have not tried to modernise Iranian society, but their efforts have come a cropper because of the omnipotent theocracy.

    February 13, 2019
  • Assad, not Syria, will be rehabilitated in 2019

    Assad, not Syria, will be rehabilitated in 2019

    The rehabilitation of Syria does not seem to be a realistic outcome for 2019. The rehabilitation of Bashar al-Assad looks rather more likely.

    January 4, 2019
  • Iranian Foreign Minister to visit India next week to discuss Chabahar, Afghanistan

    Iranian Foreign Minister to visit India next week to discuss Chabahar, Afghanistan

    Zarif’s visit is taking place close on the heels of India taking over operations at the Chabahar port that provides New Delhi a critical link to Afghanistan and Central Asia, bypassing Pakistan.

    January 3, 2019
  • Justice for Jamal Khashoggi

    Justice for Jamal Khashoggi

    Prosecution of the killers of Jamal Khashoggi is covered by international law

    January 3, 2019
  • Thus Capital

    Thus Capital

    Capital went on sale on 14 September 1867. One century and a half after its publication, it has become one of the most translated, sold and discussed works in the story of humanity. For those who wish to understand capitalism, and also why workers must fight for a ‘superior form of society whose fundamental principle is the full and free development of each individual‘, Marx's Capital is, now more than ever, an indispensable work.

    December 30, 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
  • US considering reduction of troops in Afghanistan: Officials

    US considering reduction of troops in Afghanistan: Officials

    Last year, Trump had said that a rapid exit of the US troops from Afghanistan "unacceptable," and sent more than 3,000 US troops to Afghanistan.

    December 21, 2018
  • Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed Ambassador of India to USA

    Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed Ambassador of India to USA

    Shringla, a 1984-batch IFS officer, will succeed Navtej Sarna who is retiring. In the course of his long diplomatic career, Shringla has served the country in various capacities, including as the Indian Ambassador to Thailand.

    December 20, 2018
  • Trump panel recommends guns in schools to keep US students safe

    Trump panel recommends guns in schools to keep US students safe

    The panel suggested arming staff -- even teachers in some circumstances -- "for the sake of effectively and immediately responding to violence."

    December 19, 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
  • Barcelona decide not to play La Liga game in US

    Barcelona decide not to play La Liga game in US

    Barca were to play their away game against Girona in Miami on January 26, but following a meeting of Barca's board of directors on Monday, a statement said they had changed their opinion, reports Xinhua.

    December 11, 2018