Sledging kings get Pant-sed by India

From Merv Hughes’ ‘Tickets please’ to Warnie’s ‘Sherminator’, Australia has always been king of the sledging game. But Indian media was up and about overnight after a Rishabh Pant ‘sledge’ at Usman Khawaja. LIVE: AUSTRALIA V INDIA DAY THREE COP THAT: GREATEST ASHES SLEDGES CRASH: WILL AN AUSSIE OPENING PAIR PLEASE STAND UP? As Khawaja […]

The person who is doing most to undermine the Reserve Bank of India

SOMETIME IN THE 1990s Jagdish Bhagwati, one of India’s most distinguished economists, encountered Swaminathan Gurumurthy, a financial commentator associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu-nationalist organisation. Mr Gurumurthy was making the case that globalisation, brought in by well-connected financiers, was destroying India. Mr Bhagwati came to a caustic conclusion. If RSS ideologues like […]

Pilot Causes Hijacking Scare in India After Squawking Distress Code

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India inaugurates world's tallest statue, but some locals call it ‘celebration of death’

India has drawn awe from every corner of the world as it unveiled its Statue of Unity, a monumental 182 meter-high effigy which costs an eye-watering $ 400 million. The monument has become the world’s tallest statue. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning inaugurated the statue, located in India’s western state of Gujarat, and […]

Organizations Are Working Together to Bring Girl Power to India

OZY and JPMorgan Chase have partnered to take a deeper look at how businesses can impact society for the better. Enjoy the rest of our special series here. For years, Jugnu Jain worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a successful drug-discovery company in Massachusetts. But when Jain learned that her home country of India did not have […]

India will retaliate with ‘double the force’ against any attack on its sovereignty – Modi

India will respond against aggressors who challenge its sovereignty with “double the force,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stated, noting that his government is not shy of taking “bold” steps to defend the country’s interests. “The strength of our Army has always been for self-protection, and it will remain so in the future too,” the […]

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile after India cancels talks & signs S-400 deal with Russia

Pakistan has successfully test-launched its nuclear-capable missile system just after its archenemy India refused peace talks with Islamabad and bought billions-worth of weapons from Russia. The missile system, which can fire both nuclear and conventional projectiles to a distance of 1,300km, was tested on Monday by the Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC). The test of […]

‘We’re independent’: India defies US sanctions over billion-worth S-400 deal with Russia

India’s not cowed by US threats of sanctions for buying Russia’s S-400 missile systems, as it follows an “independent policy,” an army chief said, adding that his country had to think of what is “strategically important.” General Bipin Rawat implied that his country is no vassal state, and it has every right to go ahead […]