Ershad was no democrat in one sense of the word, but he did contribute to the democratization and development of Bangladesh in other ways.
Given its goal of quitting Afghanistan the US has set aside conflicts with China, Pakistan and Russia to rope in these countries in a bid to work out a face-saving deal with the Taliban.
Congress is indeed in disarray but in the past it has proved that it can come back as there is nothing like permanence in politics.
Bengali Muslims and Hindus living in Assam for decades are not able to write poetry in their dialects for fear of being declared as non-Assamese and non-Indian.
D.B.S.Jeyaraj writes in the minutest detail on the murder of one of the most respected Tamil leaders committed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Colombo on July 13, 1989, exactly thirty years ago
Assured land holdings, however small, have neither prevented poverty nor given an incentive for increasing agricultural production.
Sri Lankan politicians are exploiting communal sentiments to serve partisan interests using Buddhist monks
Colombo, July 11 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka's parliament on Thursday defeated a No Confidence Motion (NCM) against the government with 119 MPs voting against and 92 voting in favor, in the 225 member House. The motion was taken up for vote after a two-day debate, which started Wednesday. The motion was submitted in Parliament by the marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP),...
Over the past six years, Xi and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have met each other nearly 30 times. Such frequent meetings between two Heads of State are rare in international diplomacy.
US companies are investing with the thought that China will rise and continue to rise.