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‘Each individual lives and experiences war differently’

The successful launch of her book on conflict zones has yet again focused the gaze on the trauma and violence of war-stressed conflict zones. And, yet, amidst the deepest despair, hope lurks. Amit Sengupta talks to author Meha Dixit.

One step back, two steps forward…

When it comes to taking on the BJP, the Left resurgence led by the CPI-ML (Liberation) in Bihar should teach a few hard lessons to an adamant and fragile CPM in West Bengal.

Vikas Dubey: Somebody wanted him killed. Somebody with enough power

Beatrice Jauregui views on the recent ‘encounter’ with UP goon, Vikas Dubey, are very interesting, as she believes that the decision to kill him must have been taken at the very top — not by those who killed him.
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‘Each individual lives and experiences war differently’

The successful launch of her book on conflict zones has yet again focused the gaze on the trauma and violence of war-stressed conflict zones. And, yet, amidst the deepest despair, hope lurks. Amit Sengupta talks to author Meha Dixit.

50 years of Bangladesh: A musical birth of a violated nation

George Harrison, Ravi Shankar and many more musicians got together to highlight the violence that Bangladesh was subjected to by Pakistani forces

India-China face-off: Xi Jinping’s redlines on snow

Informed sources claim that the window to avoid an Indo-China war is for a few months till Joe Biden takes over as US President and snow starts melting in the cold desert. The Chinese want to check out their fears – whether India has become an American military ally or not!
Energy

To Bee or Not to Bee

Despite the environment becoming pollution free, bees are declining rapidly in numbers, causing a tremor of worry across the globe.

Oil: Beyond the mirage of low prices

Oil and gas markets have gradually stabilized and prices will likely break the $40 barrier as the world economy restarts.

‘The world will be defined by a unique global legitimacy crisis in the coming years’

EXCLUSIVE: Maha Hosain Aziz in conversation with Sanjay Kapoor
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‘Each individual lives and experiences war differently’

The successful launch of her book on conflict zones has yet again focused the gaze on the trauma and violence of war-stressed conflict zones. And, yet, amidst the deepest despair, hope lurks. Amit Sengupta talks to author Meha Dixit.

India-China face-off: Xi Jinping’s redlines on snow

Informed sources claim that the window to avoid an Indo-China war is for a few months till Joe Biden takes over as US President and snow starts melting in the cold desert. The Chinese want to check out their fears – whether India has become an American military ally or not!

US Elections: Thank the Rainbow Coalition for Change. It’s here!

Capitalist America, in a serious crisis now, might change only to become the same in a sharply polarised and divided country. And, yet, the end of the supremacist and racist Trump era in the White House is a sign of hope