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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019
Bobby Ghosh

Bobby Ghosh

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Bobby Ghosh was editor-in-chief of Hindustan Times. He has spent over two decades covering international affairs, including long stints as correspondent and editor in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the US. He tweets as @ghoshworld

articles by Bobby Ghosh (38 results)
Aug 29, 2017 10:58
For most people who have never lived in the US — and indeed, for many who have — it is mystifying how Americans elected as their leader a man so palpably unsuitable for the job read more
Aug 22, 2017 13:37
The two recent videos — one of Indian and Chinese soldiers attacking each other with fists and rocks, and the other a bizarre one released by Xinhua — show that the problem lies with the Chinese government, and its default posture of condescension toward... read more
Aug 22, 2017 08:44
US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to further develop strategic partnership with India to achieve country’s goals in Afghanistan read more
Jun 13, 2017 11:59
Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been silent on the plight of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority that is being systematically oppressed by Buddhist extremists and the Burmese government. read more
May 16, 2017 13:42
The All Parties Hurriyat Conference, so quick to call for Valley-wide protests and hartals when one Kashmiri is killed by the security forces, could not be moved to outrage over the murder of seven men in Kulgam district read more
May 09, 2017 12:48
In Kashmir, pellet guns have replaced Papa-2 as proof that the Indian state cares nothing for the concerns of Kashmiris. The state may argue that the pellets of today are better than the bullets of the past, but such gainsaying ignores the larger reality... read more
Apr 25, 2017 14:17
Saudi Arabia finding a seat at the UN Commission on the Status of Women shows that the United Nations is not only inept, but also impotent. This will seriously undermine the credibility of the body read more
Apr 18, 2017 11:37
The outcome of the Turkish referendum is especially embarrassing since Erdogan has spent the past two years systematically titling the playing field in his favour, by purging the opposition, and suppressing press freedom. read more
Apr 11, 2017 12:42
Saddam Hussein’s Iraq was the first to actually use sarin as a weapon of mass destruction. It must now be the goal of the US — and indeed, of all right-thinking nations — to bring Assad to justice. But justice, even for so horrific a crime, can take... read more
Mar 28, 2017 11:39
One reason for the Arab pococurantism over deepening Indo-Israeli relations is a resigned acceptance that the two countries have much in common, including their enemies, in the shape of Islamist terrorism read more
Mar 21, 2017 12:34
Having spent three years pushing the Pakistani line in India, the High Commissioner can start by telling Islamabad that India’s prime minister is not buying any of it read more
Mar 11, 2017 13:15
The thumping BJP victory in Uttar Pradesh – combined with the results in Uttarakhand, it amounts to a sweep of the old, pre-bifurcation UP – is arguably a greater achievement for Narendra Modi than his 2014 Lok Sabha triumph. read more
Mar 07, 2017 11:46
The state is too big to succeed. China’s largest province, Guangdong, now has 104 million people. India’s largest state has twice as many — and this is despite the fact that a chunk of it was carved out in 2000 to make Uttarakhand. read more
Feb 28, 2017 12:11
Voters appear closer than ever to break away from the old block politics, but many are hesitant to take the final leap; those who make the jump will be influenced more by personalities than by issues. read more
Feb 14, 2017 08:59
With his biggest American fan safely ensconced in the White House, Putin seems to have decided to return to his plans to expand Russia’s territorial outlines in the west read more