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Canada immigration

Bookseller Zulema Diaz fled her native Peru after being kidnapped, beaten and robbed, hoping to find safety in the United States. Instead, she said she experienced homelessness and sexual harassment…

Afghanistan

Like the 49 landlocked countries (including five partially recognised states) of the World, Afghanistan also relies mostly on transit trade through neighbouring countries. It mostly conducts trade through land routes…

Three main sources of tainted money

According to one estimate, in the developing world outflows of Illicit finances ranged $620-970 billion in 2014, with inflows ranging between $1.4 and $2.5 trillion. The estimated dollar levels of…

Legally binding

Last Wednesday the murder of a grandfather in front of his three-year-old grandson by the Indian security forces and the viral picture of the toddler sitting on the chest of…

Listening to the young

THE room itself had little to offer as most such places in public buildings don’t: a nondescript conference table, ugly chairs, square frames on the wall masquerading as art, and…

Invisible Violence

Invisible violence

Earlier this month, hundreds of asylum seekers protested against conditions at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos after a woman was killed in a fire there.…

Let Sanity Prevail

Let sanity prevail

Although the recent ‘provocative’ statement by Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat may have created a ripple of excitement among Hindu zealots, it has frightened all those pacifists in the two…

Let Sanity Prevail

Let sanity prevail

Although the recent ‘provocative’ statement by Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat may have created a ripple of excitement among Hindu zealots, it has frightened all those pacifists in the two…

Escaping The Chaos

Escaping the chaos

“Stay outside and don’t interrupt our serious discussion,” remarked grim-faced Richard Holbrooke when the then US ambassador to Pakistan knocked at the door and tried to be part of an…

Mystery Of The ‘Surgical Strike’

Mystery of the ‘Surgical Strike’

It cannot get more absurd. While the Indians insist that they carried out a cross-LoC surgical military strike, the Pakistanis are befuddled by the claim. Either the Indians are hallucinating…