• Jul
    02

    An independent and free media constitutes a key element of a functioning democracy. Media does not only consists of the print press or the television broadcast channels but

  • An independent and free media constitutes a key element of a functioning democracy. Media does not only consists of the print press or the television broadcast channels but

  • Jul
    01

    “If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed”
    —Albert Einstein

    These words come to my mind as I go

  • Jun
    27

    After a very cold and wet spring summer has finally arrived in the northern and western regions of Europe. This is the time of the great migration of

  • Jun
    26
    By Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg

    The idea that what this economy needs is more inflation will sound odd to most ears, but a lot of smart people are voicing it. They’re right that we

  • Jun
    25
    By Jim O’Neill, Bloomberg

    It’s fashionable to say the era of strong emerging-market growth is over. As the US recovers the global cost of capital will rise holding back investment; against

  • Jun
    24

    Without taking tough initiatives no nation can achieve a position of dominance. The story of Germany South Korea Japan and to an extent China in

  • Jun
    23

    What has happened in Badrinath and Kedarnath is a manmade tragedy. For decades we have been plundering the lesser Himalayan ranges greedily

  • Jun
    20

    Mitigating climate change is a prisoner’s di­lemma game. A country that cuts emissions bears the full cost of the reduction but gains only a tiny part of the

  • Jun
    19

    In all areas of human endeavour the past present and future constitute a continuum. The past history of biodiversity conservation teaches us many lessons