Posts From Opinion Express

Alibaba’s Jack Ma: China’s tech legend

Jack Ma’s AliBaba will be remembered in the annals of tech history. But hides a darker side of state-sponsored capitalism Jack Ma, or Ma Yun, to give his Chinese name, is a legend in the world of e-commerce. Having stumbled

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India-China need to Trust Each Other

It is doubtful if a Xi-Mo encounter (if it takes place at all) can solve the vexed border dispute between India and China. First and foremost condition is to develop basic trust Will Chinese President Xi Jinping make it to

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Unlocking the doors of Kashmir

We need a counter-narrative than risk being baited on human rights, one that justifies why J&K is our internal issue It would be easy enough to shrug off the growing concern in Western capitals about the lockdown in the newly-defined

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Aerosols increases Drought Severity

The combined effect of El Niño and aerosols reduces rainfall markedly over the sub-continent and intensifies the severity of droughts by as much as 17 per cent, as compared to the individual effect of a warm ocean current Aerosols, tiny

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Need a Proper Plan for Revival of Economy

To ride out this economic crisis, the Centre can tap into domestic propellers of growth like housing, infrastructure, tourism, education and manufacturing If  only we could go back to the way things were when Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to

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Trouble for Kamal Nath: Union Home Ministry Reopen Seven Cases

The riots probe will compound the MP CM’s woes after the heat from ED and Cong faction fights Trouble continues to brew for the Congress in Madhya Pradesh with Chief Minister Kamal Nath now in the line of fire as

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Human Right Violations and Demonising Muslims in Sri Lanka

The Army remains the ultimate protector of the Sri Lankan people but there’s a need to track down human rights violations. The country must also stop demonising Muslims Last month, the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) held its ninth annual defence

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Trump seems Desperate to Leave Impression

For a man who says he is a master of deals, US President Donald Trump seems rather desperate this time Every American President wants to leave his/her mark on modern world history, usually by altering global politics for better or

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Govt. Orders to Link Lending Rates on Floating Interest Rates to Banks

The Govt has ordered commercial banks to link lending rates on floating interest loans to an external benchmark like repo rate or T-bills rate from October 1 The Finance Ministry has directed commercial banks to link lending rates on floating

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Tennis Dominated by Familiar Names

Since the turn of the millennium, tennis has been dominated by familiar names. As they age, greats aren’t clearly giving up The US Open Final will be remembered for the victory of ageism and the defeat of its embedded implication

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