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The tragedy of Kashmir Op-Eds

The tragedy of Kashmir

India and Pakistan have fought four wars over it, and remain on tenterhooks with their forces deployed along the borders facing each other in tripwire readiness for the last seven decades. Both…

 The Ray of Hope- Haji Ali Op-Eds

The Ray of Hope- Haji Ali

On 24 October 2016, Haji Ali Trust informed the Supreme Court that it would rescind the ban on women entering the shrine. The ban had been imposed in 2012 and Muslim clerics stated that it was a…

The perils of de-monetization Op-Eds

The perils of de-monetization

The PM’s initiative to de-monetize 1,000 and 500 rupee notes has dealt a knock-out punch for both ‘Black Money’ and counterfeit currency. Every Indian, even crooked politicians and unscrupulous…

Blogger turns tables on cyber-scammer Op-Eds

Blogger turns tables on cyber-scammer

Technical support scams try to convince people to buy expensive software to fix imaginary problems. But Ivan Kwiatkowski played along with the scheme until he was asked to send credit card details.…

Paris attacks: Call to overhaul French intelligence services Op-Eds

Paris attacks: Call to overhaul French intelligence services

Commission president Georges Fenech said all the French attackers had been known to authorities, but these had not communicated with each other. He proposed a single body like the US National Counter…

Refugee crisis Op-Eds

Refugee crisis

On 26 October 2016, UNHCR reported that 65 Million people world-wide, had fled their homes and more than a third (21 Million) were refugees. This was the largest migration crisis, since World     …

Tata Chairman- FIRED Op-Eds

Tata Chairman- FIRED

On 24 October 2016, Cyrus Mistry was sacked as Chairman of Tata Sons and replaced by Ratan Tata, who will be the interim chairman, for four months. In Nov 2011, Cyrus (48 years) had taken over from…