Donald Trump
World  /  Published 25.09.20

Defiant Trump told: You are not in N Korea

President Donald Trump declined for a second straight day to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he lost the election, repeating baseless assertions that the voting would be a “big scam&rd...
By Reid J. Epstein, Emily Cochrane, Glenn Thrush in Washington

World  /  Published 25.09.20

Putin calls for reset in cyber ties with US

President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for an agreement between Russia and the US to guarantee not to engage in cyber-meddling in each other’s elections. In a statement ahead of the US presi...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 24.09.20

Peaceful transition? We’ll see: Trump

Trump, who is moving quickly to nominate a successor to liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, said earlier on Wednesday he thinks the election “will end up in the Supreme Cour...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 23.09.20

Trump bar on Cuban rum, cigars

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new curbs on imports of Cuban rum and cigars and banned Americans from staying at properties owned by the Cuban government, as he seeks to lock in the Cu...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 23.09.20

Living the lie: How parakeets are invented

On August 31 last, the Republican National Convention and Kenosha were the themes of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Oliver, as everyone knows, is not fond of his president. He said the RNC w...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Business  /  Published 22.09.20

Trump plays H1B worker wage card

The US government is planning to raise the minimum wage for foreign workers under the H-1B visa programme ahead of the presidential elections in November. The move could act as an impediment to on-sho...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.20

Afghanistan: Theatre of strategic importance

For years, India formally refused to recognize the Taliban or give them any legitimacy. That slowly started to change two years ago. Earlier this month, the foreign minister, S. Jaishankar, gave his b...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi in

World  /  Published 21.09.20

Trump, Democrats to clash over SC seat

President Donald Trump and his adversaries mobilised on Sunday for an epic campaign-season showdown over the future of the Supreme Court even as the nation prepared to honour the life of Justice Ruth ...
By Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

Trust and democracy

Does democracy need the trust of the people? Many people think that the loss of people’s trust in establishment parties in the United States of America and Europe has led to the rise of populist...
By Rakhahari Chatterji in

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

Bare impunity: The emperors of nakedness

There is a pithy Gujarati word that keeps coming to mind while observing recent political events. That word is 'nagai'. Nagai (pronounced naa-gai) has, as its root, the Sanskrit...
By Ruchir Joshi in


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