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Family in mourning after Delhi pogrom that claimed over 50 lives

Mourning the death of a family member after the February 2020 'riots' in Northeast Delhi that claimed over 50 lives

Delhi pogrom an augury of things to come?

VIJAY VERGHESE
NEW DELHI

How from Kashmir to the Citizenship Amendment Act an increasingly fascist Indian State is sending the country hurtling backwards into saffron obscurantism. But is the Constitutional ideal of ‘unity in diversity’ really dead? more…

Can a virus help unite a fractured HK?

Masked passengers on Hong Kong MTR - Covid-19 protection

Covid-19 brings out the masks on the Hong Kong MTR

VIJAY VERGHESE
HONG KONG

Could an invisible virus help a divided city heal? The Covid-19 threat offers a unique opportunity to bring the city together. more…

Indian media in a time of nationalism

What does the rise of Indian nationalism mean for the media?

What does the rise of Indian nationalism mean for the media?

MOHAMMAD HAMID ANSARI
NEW DELHI

Former VP of India, points to the difference between patriotism and nationalism in BG Verghese memorial lecture. more…

The B-737 MAX-8: Accident by design?

B-737 MAX-8 - subject of an investigation into safety certification practices

Investigation into safety certification after two fatal crashes

VIJAY VERGHESE
HONG KONG

The B-737 MAX-8 crashes put the spotlight on possible design flaws and cosy vetting that failed to sound the alarm. more…

Paradoxical PM and the attack on science

BJP's attack on science in India is not based on rational thought or historical fact

Much loved god Ganesha is just one of the accidental dramatis personae

SHASHI THAROOR
NEW DELHI

How Hindutva ideologues are undermining the very idea of India. The Attack on Science - from a new book by Shashi Tharoor. more…

Asia has two green thumbs

By late 2019, two surprise candidates at the forefront of the greening of the earth, were China and India. China accounts for 25% of global greening through forests and croplands. Read more

If the money's right

How much do world leaders get paid to shake hands and smile on TV? Quite a bit, it turns out, but not if you're at the helm of the world's most populated country. Read more

Weighty bad loans

Chinese and Indian banks have racked up weighty bad loans. China's Big Four had just under US$112 billion in bad loans - a climb of 4.6% year on year end June 2017. Read more

An Aye for an Aye - online click storm

How Internet giants are reshaping our world for better or worse...

Google office at Mountain View California. Where is it leading us?

VIJAY VERGHESE
HONG KONG

The Internet, led by Google and Facebook, was once a force for good. What happened? The online click-storm affects us all. more…

Seeing red over green

Greta Thunberg's climate change salvos have world leaders squirming ... See world opinion

The world will be as one

After the coronavirus could travel return to a more genteel experience? more…