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The Afghan Toll

2017-05-30

The American war in Afghanistan will soon enter its 16th year. Over this period, the United States and its allies have lost close to 3,000 soldiers, while an unknown number of Afghans have died..... read more

The BJP government is celebrating the completion of three years in office with their trademark grandiose and fanfare.  Seen from the perspective of the vast majority of the Indian people, there is no occasion for any celebration.  The livelihood conditions of the Indian people have sharply deteriorated during the course of these... read more

INDIA has isolated itself by not participating in the Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing on May 14-15. To justify its non-participation, the Modi government has questioned the motives behind the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative taken by China which is linking countries and regions representing 60 per cent of the world’s populati... read more

THE LDF government in Kerala came into office a year ago. It was a juncture when the deleterious effects of imperialist globalisation aggravated by the financial crisis of 2007-08 was being felt in the country and in Kerala..

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United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is the leading diplomat of the U.S. government. Tillerson, who was previously the head of Exxon, leads a department that nominally directs the country’s foreign policy..... read more

Within a week, United States President Donald Trump authorised two major strikes—one against the Syrian Air Force and the other against an ISIS base in Afghanistan. Both of these strikes came with little warning, although these are not the first such attacks in either sector..... read more

The Alwar incident of lynching Pehlu Khan, a poor dairy farmer by cow vigilantes belongs to VHP and Bajrang Dal on 1st April, 2017 has brought the agrarian aspects of the ‘the ban on cow slaughter debate’ to the national attention..... read more

THE incidence of rural distress is assuming alarming proportions in many parts of the country. In those areas which are either perennially prone to drought or have suffered drought-like conditions in the last two years, the situation is nothing short of deadly..... read more

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