For three decades, India’s self-branding as the world’s fastest-growing free-market democracy worked. But in a matter of months,it has all begun to fall apart, writes Shashi Tharoor
Thu, 20 Feb, 2020
They have continued to bomb, kill, and maim, even as they have met with the Afghan government to discuss an end to violence, says Shashi Tharoor.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
Ozone-related deaths have risen by 150% since 1990, while premature deaths cost the equivalent of 7.6% of GDP, says Shashi Tharoor.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
India’s extraordinary media environment now sees the fourth estate serve as witness, prosecutor, judge, jury, and executioner, and trust is eroding, writes Shashi Tharoor
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Print media may be losing ground to digital in the West, but there’s one country in Asia where newspapers have seen a 60% surge in circulation, writes Shashi Tharoor
Mon, 22 May, 2017
The Dalai Lama’s visit to an Indian state that China claims as its own has seen the countries’ relationship take a turn for the worse, writes Shashi Tharoor.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
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Harsh laws on free speech, homosexuality, and adultery are remnants of British colonial rule and Victorian sensibilities and are unworthy of a true democracy, writes Shashi Tharoor
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Despite promises of a new constitution by January, Nepal’s people are tired of waiting, and
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
An Indian government minister promised to co-operate in a probe into the death of his wife days after she accused him of adultery in a case that has become an embarrassment for the ruling Congress in an election year.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2014
The father of an Indian student whose brutal rape provoked a global outcry said he wanted her name made public so she could be an inspiration to victims of sexual assault.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2013
A gang of men who raped a woman on a bus in New Delhi last month tried to run her over after the attack which left her fatally injured, reports said, citing a police account.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013
The UN Security Council votes today on a successor to Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2006
South Korea’s foreign minister cemented his position as favourite to succeed UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan when he became the only candidate to escape a veto during an informal Security Council ballot.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2006
An internal UN investigation has concluded that a UN official steered millions of dollars in contracts to a company owned by the government of his native India, in exchange for favours that included low-rent apartments.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2006
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