last week on the residence of Kumar Ketkar, editor of the popular
Mumbai newspaper Loksatta, is the latest in a series of
growing incidents of intolerance and violence in India against
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is not often these days that the author of a new book on foreign
policy opens with a tribute to President George W Bush. Bill Emmott
begins his new book on emerging Asian power dynamics by describin... Read More...
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While the world has been preoccupied with the possibility
that Iran is preparing to produce weapons-grade atomic materials,
India is probably going to get there first, if it can get its act
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something to do with your phone while commuting. The Asia-Pacific
region is about to get its own world-class book prize—for a
novel written on the keypad of a mobile phone. The Australia... Read More...
After eight months in a
high-paying business process outsourcing job, 21-year-old Anurag
Verma’s life metamorphosed completely. The onetime
middle-class, bus-commuting college kid was earning b... Read More...
It was the
telltale drifting smoke that Sunday morning in the sky over Cholon,
Saigon's teeming Chinese sector, that first alerted correspondents
to the possibility that the second shoe was ... Read More...