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Joe Biden, Xi Jinping To Hold Their First Presidential Meeting Today

Nov 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Monday's meeting — the two leaders' third engagement since Biden became president — comes amid mounting tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.

Afghanistan: The Crisis Which Will Define US President Joe Biden

Aug 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Biden found himself in a real-time crisis that overrides the platitudes he offered when running for the office and in the early months of his presidency.

Bush Says He Fears For Women In Afghanistan After Removal Of US Presence

Bush denounced the Western withdrawal from Afghanistan in an interview with German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, which was issued on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, stating he thinks Afghan women and girls will suffer "unspeakable harm."

US President-Elect Joe Biden Has Been A Strong Proponent Of Closer India-US Ties

Nov 09, 2020 PTI

Biden, as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote a letter to the then President Bush for the removal of sanctions against India.

Trump's India Visit Will Be Historically Insignificant And Mere Entertainment For Many

The best thing that Modi can hope for in this visit is that he is able to mobilise Indians in America to vote Republican and try and help Trump return to power, writes author-columnist Aakar Patel.

19 January, 2019

George Bush Delivers Pizza To Unpaid Secret Service Personnel, Calls For Shutdown To End

Outlook Web Bureau

Some 6,000 Secret Service employees are among the 800,000 federal workers not receiving paychecks.

11 August, 2016

Bushes' Love Affair With Oil Reaches Rio

Shobhan Saxena

The Bushes' love affair with oil has reached Rio 2016, though in a different way.

08 January, 2015

Portraits Of Terrorists As Young Men

Juan Cole

Maybe the staff at Charlie Hebdo would be alive if George W. Bush and Richard Bruce Cheney hadn’t modelled for the Kouashi brothers how you take what you want and rub out people who get in your way

16 December, 2014
 A 'series of near drownings' is how CIA medical staff members described the waterboarding of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the chief planner of the Sept. 11 attacks

American Torture: Past, Present, And... Future?

Rebecca Gordon

Could the Senate torture report be the opening to really make U.S. torture a thing of the past?

19 June, 2014

Who Won Iraq?

Tom Engelhardt

Lost dreams, lost armies, jihadi states, and the arc of instability

06 April, 2014

Portraits By George W. Bush

Former U.S. President's portraits of world leaders "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy" are the first public exhibit of his work as an artist.

05 September, 2012

A Step Towards The Dock

George Monbiot

The prospect of a trial for Tony Blair now starts to look more plausible

18 December, 2006

'Natural Partners'

George W. Bush

'After 30 years outside the system, India will now operate its civilian nuclear energy program under internationally accepted guidelines -- and the world is going to be safer as a result.'

03 March, 2006

'Excited About Our Strategic Partnership'


The US President meets with Young Entrepreneurs at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and repeats, in his inimitable style, that USA and India are 'getting rid of the Cold War' mindset

03 March, 2006

'I Come To India As A Friend'

George W. Bush

'When you come to India in the 21st century, you're inspired by the past, and you can see the future ... The United States and India, separated by half the globe, are closer than ever before, and the partnership between our free nations has the powe

02 March, 2006

'Warm And Results Oriented Relationship'

Manmohan Singh

Full text of speeches of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President George W. Bush at the meeting of American and Indian CEOs at Hyderabad House, New Delhi, 2 March 2006

02 March, 2006

No Chicken For Lunch

George W. Bush

The pleasantries at Lunch - full texts of the remarks by Manmohan Singh and George Bush

02 March, 2006

'Things Change, Times Change...'


'We have made history today,' they said, and with the separation plan in place, the nuke deal is done. In PM's words, 'Now it is for the US to go to the Congress for necessary amendments in U.S. laws ... approach the members of the Nuclear Supplier G

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

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Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

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It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz