Long speeches are not always statusquoists or meant to put the audience to sleep. Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro holds some impressive records—four and a half hours in the UN and a whopping 7 hours and 10 minutes in the party congress in 1986.
China is selling dreams for a price – greater influence over the Himalayan state
The 2015 Madhes blockade has changed the matrix of politics in this region of Nepal
With Saudi Arabia in the firm grip of a political crisis, India and the world must prepare for a steep rise in oil prices.
Is bitcoin a revolution? The recent surge in the value of the cryptocurrency would suggest so.
China cannot give up its newly- won access to the Indian Ocean and Myanmar's strategic importance to Beijing cannot, therefore, be overestimated.More than 60 per cent of the world’s oil shipments pass through the Indian Ocean from the Middle East’s oil field to China, Japan and other strong economies in the region, as does 70 per cent of all container traffic to and from the Asian industrial countries
Once at the helm of opposing China, the Manch finds itself using China as an example to keep the WTO at bay, will the government listen?
The tranche of documents uncovered recently has not only brought several stalwarts of Indian politics, cinema industry, and business tycoons under scanner but has also thrown up pertinent questions over the moral dilemmas of avoiding tax
More attention needs to be paid to the Syrian Grand Mufti’s charges that the Middle East is being destabilised by Western forces