The corridor constitutes China’s new pincer strategy. India — like the proverbial frog in a gradually heating pot of water not realising the danger until it is too late — can stay mum and passive at its own peril.
Indian diplomats, particularly those weaned on PG Wodehouse and Lord Curzon’s Frontiers speech, were horrified when they heard Prime Minister Narendra Modi refer to US President and Chinese President by their first names.
Is Uddhav Thackeray slowly emerging as a much smarter leader than what his detractors and allies would have liked to believe?
All too often, he has been criticised for hand-picking his opponents, and there is also the question of his relatively low knockout rate, just 26 for a boxer who prides himself on staying out of harm's way whenever possible in the ring.
This is the 10th year of the MoU that was signed between South Korean steel giant Posco and the Odisha government for setting up a range of operations — a steel plant, captive port, and a power plant along with rail and road networks — in the state.
The latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data show that 66% of juvenile crimes are committed by those in the age 16-18. Furthermore, the NCRB record also reveal that while the number of rapes went up by 67% between 2002 and 2012, those committed by juveniles increased by 137%.
An earthquake maybe a natural phenomenon but last week’s tremor that pulverised large swathes of Nepal also exposed a lingering lack of governance in an impoverished country still struggling to emerge from years of war and write a constitution.
For the Parkash Singh Badal government in Punjab, the timing of the Moga bus horror could hardly have been worse.
Immunisation is not just about preventing illness, it is about giving children a chance to live their life to its full potential, writes Seth Berkley.
The discussion is intolerant, the government is non-committal, and there are no institutions to keep up the fight.
If Hillary Clinton becomes the nominee of the Democratic Party to contest the 2016 presidential election (very likely) and wins the November election (she could), it will be a culmination of the cult of the American First Lady.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to China has the potential to be a catalyst for the stirring "tiger" (India) to learn, adapt and apply the economic mantras of the "dragon" (China). In the last 30 years, the Chinese per capita GDP grew 30 times - unprecedented in modern history.
For a start, the next time a maharaj or a sadhvi or any religious leader makes an insensitive remark, without losing time, condemn it in no uncertain words.
The government must criminalise marital rape, rather than turn a blind eye to this disturbing reality
The challenges in Nepal include combating epidemics and protecting children, women