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Syama Prasad Mookerjee and his battle against Bengal Famine

Mookerjee lamented: “The Bengalis are about to become a race of beggars … Lakhs and lakhs of quiet households which once brimmed with joy have been wiped out without a trace.”

Why has the world stopped listening to Pakistan on Kashmir? A diplomat's lament

Basit’s account of his years in India is also a story of the humiliation he suffered at the hands of Pakistan's MoFA during his stint in New Delhi

Trump: A president who shamed America

Rather than being scarred by his defeat, Trump has weaponized it. That’s why Trump might run again in 2024

Imran Khan one of the game's greatest captains: Ravi Shastri in book

Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri says Imran Khan, currently the Prime Minister of Pakistan, "was one of the greatest captains and players the game has seen"

Act East: A very long haul for India

Experts underline that the Act East policy can succeed only when India builds bridges with its immediate neighbors to play a constructive role in the evolving pan-Asian security architecture

South Asia in spotlight in Hillary Clinton's new political thriller

South Asia and South Asians figure prominently in an upcoming international political thriller penned by former US Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who has co-authored the book with the New York Times’ bestseller Canadian novelist Louise Penny

How narcotics provided oxygen to the Afghan insurgency

The heroin from Afghanistan also made its way to Indian Kashmir, where the police caught Pakistani-trained militants carrying the drug

Need for a multi-polar solidarity and holistic strategy to counter China

India's ability and potential to act as a geopolitical and geo-economic pivot to China, both in Asia and the world, has been well highlighted, both of which require greater focus on building economic heft

Beyond cities - where the climate is challenged by heaps of garbage

Reading Saumya Roy’s absorbing account one wonders if the trillions that the world plans to spend on climate control would find a solution to the problem that cities like Mumbai are stumped by

India, Pakistan unlikely to shake hands soon

Experts warn that the onus of keeping Russians away from Pakistan is on India, which must take proactive steps to improve the economic partnership and strengthen the strategic understanding with Russia

Facebook: surveillance capitalism at Its worst?

It was initially known as The Facebook and one of its original aims was to rate hot Harvard girls

A pathbreaking critique of the rise of Kamala Harris and Indian Americanism

This book is a treasure trove of forgotten gems about the history of the Indian American community, their rise to prominence and their role in ensuring the acceptance and adoption of the India US Nuclear Deal

Ramakrishna Paramhansa: A mystic, saint and philosopher despite being 'unlettered'

The Kathamrita records Ramakrishna as saying that no faith should be disrespected or denigrated; references to Christ and the Bible are part of its great fabric

Understanding of divine energy in our daily lives

In his literary works, Dr. Gupta takes a management approach to advancing sciences while explaining the hidden mysteries of nature, relationships of scientific advancements with the processes existing in mother nature

A fascinating glimpse into the forgotten world of Mughal art and culture in India

Mughal art, as it branched into many areas of creativity, blended seamlessly with local socio-cultural ethos of the adopted country