Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: Dostoevsky

Why India can’t join in isolating Russia — Beyond stranded students, there’s Western hypocrisy

Is Modi govt's refusal to take sides in the Russia-Ukraine conflict any different from the Nehru-Gandhi govts' actions during the Cold War years? Critics must ask.

Delhi court cites ‘Crime and Punishment’ to drop murder charges against two in riots case

The court asked how case of attempt to murder can be made out against them when the victim himself is absent from the police investigation and has never been seen by the police.

‘The Golden House’ is Rushdie’s twisted retelling of Dostoevsky’s ‘The Brothers Karamazov’

Stacked like a neat game of Tetris, 'The Golden House' sticks true to Salman Rushdie's whimsical style of writing.  

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.