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Move the wheels of justice

DEEPAK SINHA We live in a day and age where justice is, more often than not, meted out on the streets and our courts are busier waging internecine war amongst themselves. The average citizen finds himself left out in...

Military-mullah nexus wins another round in Pakistan

PINAK RANJAN CHAKRAVARTY The military-mullah alliance is fundamental to the pervasive role of the army in Pakistan’s polity. This trend has led to many Islamist and terrorist organisations seeking the status of political parties, a move dubbed as ‘mainstreaming...

US public more divided today than any time, Dr. Bruce Stokes

EVENT REPORTS US public more divided today than any time, Dr. Bruce Stokes PreviousNext Photolabs@ORF 2017 Nov 27 DEMOCRATS REPUBLICAN TRUMP ERA The American public is more divided today than any time in modern history, as per the findings of a survey conducted by the...

Zimbabwe and the end of Mugabe’s reign: the bloodless coup and China’s role

PINAK RANJAN CHAKRAVARTY MUGABE ZIMBABWE Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old president of the East African country of Zimbabwe, has finally quit under pressure from the military and his own ZANU-PF Party. A BLOODLESS COUP Mugabe led Zimbabwe's fight for independence in the...

China’s rise and Trumpmerica’s tryst with the Thucydides trap

KASHISH PARPIANI Thucydides’ assertion of the fifth century war being “inevitable” owing to the “rise of Athens” and the fear it “instilled” in the “ruling” power of Sparta — holds key relevance in the 21st century. DONALD TRUMP THUCIDIDES...

India needs to invest much more on human capital: Bill Gates

EVENT REPORTS PreviousNext Photolabs@ORF 2017 Nov 23 HUMAN CAPITAL As part of the health project Observer Research Foundation is doing with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), a panel discussion on ‘Human Capital, Growth and Public Policy’ was organised in New Delhi on...

Energy News Monitor | Volume XIV; Issue 23

ENERGY NEWS MONITOR NOV 23 2017 Source: Daniel Parks ENERGY MONITOR ENM NOVEMBER Coal News Commentary: October - November 2017 India A mid complaints from thermal power plants over inadequate supply of fuel, CIL reported that it has produced 278.01 mt during the...

Combating corporate corruption in India through Deferred prosecution agreements

ISSUE BRIEFS AND SPECIAL REPORTS NOV 23 2017 PERCIVAL BILLIMORIA VIVAN MARWAHA JHOOMAR MEHTA CORRUPTION Corruption has plagued India’s political and corporate landscape since Independence. In the United Kingdom (UK), Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) have proved to be an...

Himalayan upgrade

RAKESH SOOD The elections in Nepal will complete the democratic transition. India must play an enabling role MADHESI NEPAL Elections on November 26 and December 7 in Nepal mark a historic moment in its tumultuous transition from a 240-year-old monarchy...

The fall of a dictator and rising Chinese clout in Zimbabwe

HARSH V. PANT China and Zimbabwe got closer ever since Mugabe started pursuing his ‘Look East’ policy after the imposition of sanctions by western countries because of human right concerns. ZIMBABWE Robert Mugabe, at the ripe age of 93, was...

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US-Pakistan relation

MANOJ JOSHI How nasty can the US get with Pakistan? TRUMP ERA On Thursday, the United States announced that it was suspending nearly all security...

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