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Quagmire in the Middle East

A news presenter once told me that the Middle-East has been the most dependable fall back story for channels in this decade. One could almost chuckle if the ‘stories’ weren’t…..

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Development with Dignity

Vedanta Aluminium was recently denied permission to set up a $1.7-billion plan to mine bauxite in the Niyamgiri Hills of Orissa. Located in Kalahandi district of Orissa, these hills are…..

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It’s a MAD World

On August 6 and 9 in 1945, the world witnessed the use of nuclear bombs for the very first time. Since then, the widespread destruction and loss of human lives…..

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The Green State

At the very outset, let me clarify that I am not an environmentalist. Neither am I affiliated to any political party, though I am likely to get branded as a…..

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Syrian Uprising: A War Within

The Syrian uprising can be defined as an ongoing, violent internal conflict which can surely be regarded as a part of wider Arab Spring. What started as a public demonstration…..

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Redrawing Lines

“A place where girls once dreamt of getting married. It was a cup shaped wedding hall in a beauty spot on the edge of the ocean. Today, this dream has…..