AUGUST 2014

AUGUST 2014

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Former education minister of Ethiopia, and one of the most articulate members of Delhi’s diplomatic community, Gennet Zewide shares her views with Hardnews on how traditional ties between her country and India could be strengthened
Sadiq Naqvi New Delhi 

The humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany had, so to speak, snapped Brazil back to reality. An intimate account of a party that was rudely disrupted
Uday Jhabvala Khare Sao Paulo 

Indian e-tail captain Flipkart founders while investors sweat at the bilge. Are they jettisoning quality to stay afloat?
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Coming out of the pro-Israel closet, India has ended up becoming the biggest customer of its ‘field-tested’ defence weaponry
Sabika Zehra Delhi 

MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju is also known as the face of BJP in the Northeast. He tells Hardnews about the government’s intent to tackle racism
Sadiq Naqvi and Lily Tekseng Delhi 

In spite of corralling evidence against the accused in high-profile cases, the CBI seems reluctant to file charges. Can it wrest control from its political masters?
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

There are some striking parallels between the happenings in Syria and those taking place in riot-infested Western Uttar Pradesh
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Modi’s West Asian balancing act maintains ties by remaining ambiguous
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

PM Modi’s opposition to WTO’s diktat in global trade, besides eliciting a few surprises, bears some good news for the poor
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

Something is brewing in Thailand, and it is in India’s interest to take interactions with its troubled neighbour to a new level
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

The very reluctance to frame the attacks on people from the Northeast in racist terms is a symptom of the culpability of those who indulge in garden-variety racism themselves
Lily Tekseng Delhi 

Shahnaz Bashir’s The Half Mother adds a nuanced layer to the local narrative, caught in the uncertainty of life and death
Souzeina S Mushtaq Srinagar