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What will Trump’s visit do for US-India ties?

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump will begin his maiden trip to India on Monday, becoming the seventh American president to visit the country. Rudra Chaudhuri, who writes about diplomacy and security, explains the significance of the trip.Mr Trump's two-day visit is designed to partially tickle his vanity, but, as importantly, it is…

JCC releases 15 December video, Delhi Police raining poles in Jamia’s library

A video has surfaced of alleged vandalism on students in Jamia Millia Islamia. The Jamia Cordinesh Committee shared a video from its Twitter handle in which the police are seen using force on students studying in the library. A video...

Padmanabhan differs with storytelling that reveals it all

Short fiction writer T. Padmanabhan on Friday made it clear that he does not agree with the style of storytelling that reveals everything. Talking about his life and writing at the ongoing Krithi International Book Festival at Marine Drive, he said several stories had left him feeling as if he had taken a blow on…

‘Sara and Kartik didn’t meet’

Actor Sara Ali Khan briskly entered the room, running on a late schedule, before polite greetings signalled the beginning of her poised chat. Her co-star Kartik Aaryan’s chat flowed differently. He excused himself to take a break between his interviews, asked for his second coffee to be replaced after it also turned cold, and wound…

‘Social roots of the current protest stronger than JP movement,’ says Gyan Prakash

A historian of modern India, Gyan Prakash is the Dayton-Stockton Professor of History at Princeton University and author of the 2018 book Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point. He compares the current situation in the country to the turmoil of the 70s. Excerpts: How would you compare the current debates in India regarding…

The anxiety of incompleteness: An extract from Sanjib Baruah’s ‘In the Name of the Nation: India and Its Northeast’

India’s Partition was not the inevitable culmination of struggles by generations of anticolonialists. Nor was it a conclusive one-time event. The decision to formally and constitutionally divide British-ruled India was made only ten weeks before the actual transfer of power on August 15, 1947. What it would mean for ordinary people, as historian Gyanendra Pandey…

All eyes on the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival

As Berlin experiences its coldest time of the year, people look forward to the Berlinale for two reasons: it means spring is near and they can watch non-dubbed world cinema. The Berlin International Film Festival or Berlinale, is first of the three big European festivals (Cannes and Venice being the other two) that sets the…

Bengaluru gigs this weekend: Xander Naylor, Iseo and Dodosound and Seedhe Maut

Look forward to Iseo and Dodosound’s return to India and performances by NYC-based guitarist Xander Naylor and hip hop duo Seedhe Maut Xander NaylorFebruary 15, 8 pm onwardsThe Blue Room, JayanagarEntry: ₹500 at the doorIn addition to a guitar workshop, New York City-based guitarist and composer Xander Naylor will be in India for a special…

Top news of the day: Amit Shah says ‘goli maro’ speech may have harmed BJP, Supreme Court tells parties to publish criminal history of...

Speeches like goli maro, Indo-Pak match may have harmed BJP in Delhi polls, says Amit ShahThe Union Home Minister said speeches like goli maro and Indo-Pak match should not have been made by BJP leaders during the recent Delhi Assembly election campaign and that such remarks may have resulted in the party’s defeat. He said…

Who is the new chancellor Rishi Sunak?

Image copyright Getty Images Following the shock resignation of Chancellor Sajid Javid, a new chancellor has been appointed.With just four weeks to go until the Budget, one of the main events in the calendar for the UK Treasury, Mr Javid has been replaced by 39-year-old Chancellor Rishi Sunak.So who is Mr Sunak, and what is…

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