The Department of Homeland Security has established a new office, called Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE), tasked with publishing a weekly list of crimes committed by aliens.
From South India to Trump’s election: the happy marriage of stardom and politics.
The time has come to reimagine democracy, predicated on the first principles of individual rights and individual autonomy.
Trump has described H-1Bs as a “cheap labor program” subject to “widespread, rampant” abuse.
Real estate and politics are often intertwined in India, and the Lodha family is well-placed at the intersection of the two endeavors.
Clearly the government had neither planned nor thought through the full implications and impact of this massive economic experiment.
Considerable attention has been directed to the plight of EU immigrants living in the UK following the Brexit vote.
In 1958, the author Aldous Huxley gave an interview on U.S. television in which he sagely forewarned the inevitability of a media-savvy personality
There are also questions over whether the “masterstroke” is masterful enough.
The palpable anger that angers Donald Trump’s followers will outlast him. Both political parties risk alienation and irrelevancy if they are unable to sever the shackles of dogma and orthodoxy that have outlived their lifespan.
The public mood is bitter and resentful, as is evidenced by the growing public opposition to trade deals.
Trust Indians to add a touch of exaggerated theatrics to the U.S. presidential elections.
2016 is distinctive in the number of Indian Americans who have a serious shot at entering the U.S. Congress.
What goes on behind those power luncheons and orchestrated dinners hosted by Indian PM and dignitaries? A glimpse into this heavily guarded world of ‘soft politics’
The objective of India’s smart cities program is “to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘smart’ solutions.
It is individual citizens who frequently feel the direct effects of corruption, so why not put the individual at the center of efforts to weed out corrupt practices?
In important respects, the relationship among China, India and Pakistan is more threatening today than it was then, because all three now have nuclear weapons.
It is not as though the BJP has become bogged down in this house cleaning to forget about its economic reforms initiative.
Don’t expect the jewel to be prised out of the crown.
The country has jumped 16 places in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report 2015-16.
The tiny bottles of 5-hour Energy that made Manoj Bhargava a billionaire are just about everywhere. But the Princeton dropout and former Hindu monk is
The lethal combination of big money and growing voter apathy are seriously imperiling the core foundations of American democracy.
At the customary post-Budget press conference address by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, he was asked why his Budget lacked a single big-bang idea.
It is clear that Section 66A arbitrarily, excessively and disproportionately invades the right of free speech and upsets the balance between such right and the reasonable restrictions that may be imposed on such right.
If Congress lost India using negative propagandist tactics against Modi in the general elections last year, the BJP did a ditto against Kejriwal last month — and lost Delhi.
“It is ironical that calls for democracy and the rule of law are being made in a (Security) Council that itself embodies the undemocratic stranglehold of the privileges of a few, forged by a wartime alliance that no longer exists.”
Becoming partners in policy and play, the leaders of the world’s largest and oldest democracies displayed a rare chemistry.
In this world, the rule of law — and the morality undergirding it — is defined not by grace or righteousness, but strength. This is the morality of power, not of truth. And it is strutting the world stage now.
With the rise and rise of Narendra Modi, India’s first truly post-Independence prime minister, who also happens to be its least “classically educated” one, Lutyens’ Delhi is confronting a brand new reality.
The campaign, which focuses on the manufacturing sector, is not going to be easy to deliver, despite the enthusiasm that accompanied the launch of the effort’s new logo and website.
The five-day spectacle saw desi hearts bloat up with pride, injecting a new sense of crossover nationalism among overseas Indians for their, at times imaginary, homeland, India.
In less than six years since driving the U.S., and indeed the global economy, into a ditch, Republicans are likely to reclaim both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in the upcoming Mid Term elections.
Both the public and private sectors have underestimated the human imperative to behave socially.
The facelift of the red colonial edifice, built around 1780, is part of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s “London dreams,”.
The controversy over Sachin and Rekha has brought into relief the question, do we really need celebrity MPs?
The budget has done “a reasonable job” and provided “a good starting point for bolder steps” that may follow. “Critics, some of whom are quite vocal, need to take a step back and view matters with the appropriate perspective
It's a measure of the man's political acumen that Modi squeezed the maximum mileage even out of this otherwise humdrum logistical undertaking spanning but a couple of hours.
The BJP ad strategy was smart, savvy, shrewd and superior.
The economy will be at the top of the prime minister’s new agenda. Modi inherits a nation where GDP growth has slowed to 4.5% (2012-2013).
Modi comprehends well that the mandate he received is for his promise of result-oriented economic development, which will be undermined if he became bogged down in divisive social issues and political conflict.
India hates this and India hates that, has already brought us a lot of shame and signals a drift towards its neighbor Pakistan, where almost every freely uttered syllable is liable to be hate worthy.
In a political milieu reeking of opportunism and corruption, Modi is refreshingly (relatively of course) clean and incorruptible.
It is both interesting and curious that while the public remain amused about stars entering politics, party leaders continue to energetically woo them hoping that their star-power translates into votes.
Being a celeb in Politics is no guarantee on transporting the voting public to a never-neverland-of-happy-ever-after.
In fact it is the United States that has run most rough shod over the security council, frequently blocking motions from even coming to a vote.
Social networking in these insatiable, exhibitionistic, let-it-all-hangout-times.
In year 2014, the buzz is that the three trail-blazing musketeers of B-town, the Khans, are going political.
India’s notorious bureaucrats, who were unenthusiastic about the OCI Certificate to begin with — save for the nearly $250 million dollars in application fees that the initiative has generated — have been working overtime to chip away at even its modest benefits.