Monday, March 27, 2023


Much to learn from India, starting with making tea: Netanyahu when he hopped in my car

‘Bibi’ Netanyahu is outspoken, informal and brilliantly articulate. Here’s what he said when India & Israel established full diplomatic relations in 1992.

What does Modi-Netanyahu ‘chemistry’ mean for Indian Jews?

Meetings between the PMs may not make much difference to Israeli travellers to India, but for Indian Jews settled in Israel, they provide important optics.

There are limits to ties with Israel: It’s keeping a window open with Pakistan & China

Since many countries still do not have diplomatic relations with Israel, an intensifying one with a country of India’s global standing has a magnified impact.

निराधार है यह ‘आधारोफोबिया’, सिर्फ ‘चीज और वाइन क्लास’ के लिए चिंता का विषय

अगर सरकार आप पर नजर रखना चाहे तो उसे 'आधार' को आधार बनाने की कोई जरूरत नहीं पड़ेगी. लेकिन गरीबों को अपने अधिकारों के लिए उसका सहारा लेने की जरूरत जरूर पड़ेगी.

Indian banks are losing their best customers to the bond market

Most retail customers rushing with their money to the bond market are less than fully aware that better yields come bundled with greater risk.

The revolt by four Supreme Court judges just made it easier for the Modi govt to step in

As one controversy after another has shown, there is no longer much credibility for the judiciary to lose.

The Supreme Court crisis is trial by fire, and it will emerge stronger from it

What does the press conference held by the four judges of the Supreme Court mean for the judiciary and what impact will it have?

The ‘power of 4’ can change the face of Indian judiciary

It is reasonable to expect that the “coming out” of the 4 SC judges today will lead to much fairer debate and greater transparency.

Italy’s acquittal of AgustaWestland execs will have no bearing on case in India

The evidence shows middlemen and collusion, but connecting the dots has always been a weakness for Indian investigators. The case is far from over in India.

The Supreme Court has to get its act right. Now.

Crisis in the higher judiciary has exploded with 4 Supreme Court judges going public with differences in the top court. Judiciary can’t ignore this storm any longer.

On Camera


Imran Khan | Source: ANI

Imran Khan is promising Islamic utopia to Pakistanis. It might compel...

The Pakistani military has excellent reasons to avoid staging a coup against Imran Khan. But chances are that soon it will be compelled to exercise its authority.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Reuters file photo

Sitharaman asks state-run banks to assess risks amid turbulence across global...

In a meeting with chiefs of state-run banks Saturday, the finance minister said banks should safeguard themselves from any potential financial shock.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses CRPF personnel on the occasion of 84th CRPF Day at Jagdalpur, Bastar | ANI

Shah hails ‘historic day’ for northeast as govt withdraws AFSPA from...

Decision, which will come into effect from 1 April, was made keeping in mind improved security in these areas, says home ministry. 
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’