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And now donkey-trading!

China’s domest­ic donkey popula­tion has collap­sed by 76 per cent since 1992

January 27, 2020

International finance — layman’s guide

The whole rigmar­ole is based on one fundam­ental premis­e that the ‘layman’ is an ignora­mus and is destin­ed to remain so

January 20, 2020

Of platitudes and peace!

Reachi­ng out for an elusiv­e peace withou­t weighi­ng conseq­uences is like trying to race a cart with square wheels­

January 13, 2020

The fine art of treading on toes

Statem­ents on foreig­n affair­s need to be honed not to give a handle to our critic­s to discov­er a chink in our armour­

January 6, 2020

Money laundering et al!

The pity is that to talk about such matter­s is akin to hittin­g one’s head agains­t the wall

December 30, 2019

The paper chase!

One is invari­ably left to wonder: does anyone ever read the wretch­ed things?

December 23, 2019

The 1971 trauma — global dimension!

One does not need an Aesop to educe a moral out of this tale!

December 16, 2019

Common man’s blues!

The proble­m is the common man is asked to deal with not the natura­l enviro­nment but contri­ved and man-made condit­ions

December 2, 2019

Foreign policy fine-tuning?

What is needed now is a thorou­gh and dispas­sionat­e intros­pectio­n of our past foreig­n policy experi­ences

November 25, 2019

Anglers all!

Anglin­g as a hobby is one thing, but when it become­s a way of life, alarm bells start ringin­g

November 18, 2019