Hotspot: Fall of an empire

What befell the boss of India’s Sahara conglomerate should be a lesson to a smart alec. Subrata Roy bit off more than he could chew.

Regional parties cannot be ignored in Indian polls

Political speculations and analyzes about the Indian electoral battle are mainly revolving around the prospects of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) possible victory.

Overcoming South Asia’s peace spoilers

Long-anticipated peace negotiations between India and Pakistan appear to have been delayed until after India’s May parliamentary elections, and the prospects for subsequent talks are not clear.

Hiring women can boost bottom line

There are many feel-good, fairness-based reasons to hire and invest in women. You’re probably familiar with at least a few of them: Women have historically had fewer opportunities in the workplace.

Creative Thinking: A predictable future

I was looking at a baby in his mother’s arms. He was so small, cute, innocent. He was smiling and seemed utterly satisfied, happy. He had all he needed. He felt protected, secure.

Afghanistan again at a crossroads

As the United States and NATO are preparing to significantly reduce their troops in Afghanistan by the end of this year, Afghans are focused on the upcoming April 5 presidential elections.

Fake currency issue worries India ahead of elections

Fake Indian currency notes, or FICN as it is known in the intelligence/security jargon, is a menace that has been dogging India since the advent of cross-border terrorism almost three decades back.

Editorial: Iranian move: An affront to US

The Obama administration has been quietly pleased with itself that talking gently to the fresh face in the Iranian presidency, has led what it sees as real progress in taming Tehran’s nuclear weapon

Editorial: Nepotism main cause of wrongdoing

A recent academic study suggests that nepotism is the main cause of wrongdoing in Saudi business and the civil service.

Other side of the mirror: Goodbye young man

I did not know him. Yet, I did.

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