S. Nihal Singh

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The Congress’ boss versus BJP’s knight

Public memory is proverbially short, but as the nation debates Rahul Gandhi’s spectacular intervention on the Cabinet-approved ordinance giving exemptions to legislators on criminal conviction from the purview of a Supreme Court ruling, it is all but forgotten how Manmohan Singh became Prime Minister.

Germany is closing the ledger of its past

Beyond Angela Merkel’s remarkable victory in the German general election — her third in a row — the result just short of an absolute majority represents something more.

Will Syria be the West’s next Iraq?

The world is staring at another military intervention by the United States and its allies in Syria to punish the Assad government for allegedly using chemical agents leading to hundreds of deaths of civilians.

A risky BJP strategy

Judging by the forays of Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party is still honing its message for the 2014 general election.

As the mist begins to clear somewhat on Kashmir, a few salient points are staring the country in the face.

The RSS has now dropped all pretence of being a “cultural” body, the cloak behind which it hid since the ban imposed on it after Gandhiji’s assassination was lifted, and is unapologetically showing it