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Rishi Sunak Is Under Attack By Tory Elites For New Approach To EU

By Arun Srivastava Ever since Rishi Sunak became the Britain’s new prime minister, a section of the super elite Britishers and Tory leaders owing allegiance to Boris Johnson, have been desperately trying to project Sunak as a failed leader. They were planning to wreck his image of being an...

Nov 24 · >

A Pan-Indian Law Against ‘Forced’ Conversions Should Respect Right To Privacy

By Mihir Nigam Religious conversion is a topic that has remained central to the country’s politics. It also gained significant attention in many recent intellectual debates and discussions on freedom of religion. Article 25 of the Constitution grants “freedom of conscience and free profession, practice, and propagation of religion”...

Nov 24 · >

Republican Establishment Wants To Ditch Trump But They Are Stuck

By Luke Savage Whatever their disappointment about this month’s lackluster midterm results might be, the United States’ conservative establishment has clearly sensed an opportunity. Over the past two weeks, a swelling cavalcade of right-wing pundits, talking heads, and elected officials have sought to distance themselves from Donald Trump and...

Nov 24 · >

10-Year Tenure For Public Sector Bank Leadership Is Out Of Sync With New Banking

By K Raveendran From frying pan into the fire. This is exactly the case about the tenure of the managing directors and CEOs of public sector banks (PSBs). The perennial complaint about leadership tenure in PSBs was that frequent changes at the top led to instability and lack of...

Nov 23 · >

Trinamool Congress Makes Big Forays In Meghalaya Before Assembly Polls

By Ashis Biswas In Meghalaya, led by MP Abhishek Banerjee, the state unit of the Trinamool Congress (TMC)has surprised hill voters by launching a massive pre-poll campaign a few days ago. In a state where most other parties including the ruling National Peoples’ Party, Congress and the BJP have...

Nov 23 · >

Rooting Out The Malaise That Turns Lower Judiciary Dysfunctional

By Arun Srivastava There is a famous adage; wife of a weak villager is the sister in law (Bhabhi) of entire village. The condition of the district judiciary is more or less the same. Every individual enjoying the patronage of the political system or basking in the glory of...

Nov 23 · >

Congress Leadership In Kerala Is Mishandling Tharoor Issue

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The World Cup football is in full cry. So is the political soccer game in Kerala.  The only difference is that, unlike in the Qatar extravaganza, political parties in the state, especially the Congress, are busy scoring self goals! The latest episode which betrays the...

Nov 23 · >

China’s Ageing Population Gives India A Big Advantage In Coming Decades

By Sushil Kutty China is five to India’s one. Look at China on any parameter, and India lags. Whether it is the size of the economy or defence capabilities. Even in soft power, like sport and films, China outshines India. Most importantly, China is challenging the USA for global...

Nov 23 · >

New AIIMS Director Dr. M Srinivas Has Big Plans For Expanding The Institute

By Harihar Swarup Dr M. Srinivas, the newly appointed director of the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, comes across as the quintessential topper. A man of humble origins, Srinivas started in a Kannada medium school and later became an MBBS gold medallist. The 56-year-old talks about what makes...

Nov 23 · >

Major Muslim, Hindu Groups Compete For Global Clout Using G-20 Platform

By James M Dorsey As Indonesia passed the chairmanship of the Group of 20 (G-20) to India earlier this month, major Muslim and Hindu organisations, some backed by their governments, are battling to define the role of religion in global politics and whether the world’s significant faiths need reform...

Nov 23 · >