As India turns 70, the biggest threat to its idea as a plural, inclusive democracy not only comes from the forces within but also from the external world. Post the 2008 economic slowdown, democracy is not the most cherished value or system behind forming governments. Now there is deep admiration for systems that are authoritarian, paternalistic and tough, that are now synonymous with ‘getting results’.
Google’s decision to open a research facility in Beijing even though its search services remain blocked in the country speaks volumes about how the tech giant is probably recognising that it will have to look at China as a contender
Oli won from the Jhapa-5 constituency raking in 57,139 votes — the highest number of votes secured by any candidate in the elections so far.
The recent upsurge of terror by ISIL can’t be viewed as detached from the on-going Syrian crisis, which has been providing it ample momentum, ammunition and a base
Lack of concrete facts, externally-driven speculation, menacing underlying agendas, and a multitude of stakeholders with competing interests sum up the pr
Nepal’s oil import bill for October-November jumped 40 percent due to a surge in demand during the federal parliament and provincial assembly elections with candidates hitting the campaign trail in motor vehicles, helicopters and airplanes.
The country’s resilience in recovering from the recent earthquake is part of a longer tradition that assimilates many colours within its contours.
The coming months will witness China’s continued use of tactics and strategies through coercive diplomacy and media campaigns. It is imperative that New Delhi must not become a chicken in the game of snowdrift
During the 19th Party Congress
In the aftermath of the AfD’s entry into the German parliament with 90 seats, why is it imperative to engage with its supporters who feel they have been left out of the German political system?