THE SUNDAY GUARDIAN

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Big hugs as Taliban enter Afghan capital to mark Eid ceasefire

Afghan soldiers and Taliban militants celebrated an unprecedented ceasefire marking the end of the Ramzan fasting season with Eid greetings,...

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2,000 child separations at u.s.-Mexico border

The official tally of separations is now nearly 4,000 children, not including that of March and the beginning of April...

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Prohibition may push Rajasthan towards drugs

While the idea of banning alcohol sounds like a great political strategy, but it never works.   My first brush...

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Global policy trends that should interest Indian infra

Well-structured infrastructure projects can create significant value for India, in a rapidly evolving global landscape.   In a world where...

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Kudos to President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind has shown by his courteous and people-friendly behaviour that the former Viceregal Palace of the British...

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When children fall victim to harsh immigration laws

Children of illegal immigrants often have to face the brunt of the severely punitive immigration and child-protection laws in First...

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Happy Father’s Day to all dads

Happy Father’s Day, to all dads in the world ! Father’s Day is a day of honouring fathers, brothers, uncles...

FILE PHOTO: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to cast his vote for the country's next President at the Parliament House in New Delhi

Dear ‘Liberals’, democracy is not dead

Over the last four years, the tenure of the present government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a significant section...

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Afghan shoppers go online to avoid bomb attacks, harassment

Shoppers in the Afghan capital are going online for everything from fashion to furniture to avoid bomb attacks and sexual...

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Afghan Taliban raise hopes with surprise Eid ceasefire

The militants said foreign forces would be excluded from the ceasefire and that operations against them would continue.   KABUL:...

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Abandoned by her adoptive family, betrayed by the state

Four decades ago, Mallika was adopted by a Danish family from a children’s home in Coimbatore, only to be abandoned...

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EC rules out bringing back ballot papers for elections

KOLKATA: Ruling out any possibility of bringing back ballot papers for elections, Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat on Saturday said...

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Despite tragic history, mosque and gurdwara stand tall in harmony

The mosque structure survived the fury of the Sikh-Mughal battles.   This town of sacred pilgrimage in Punjab has been...

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View from above

After suffering a career-ending injury in 1983, cricketer Alan Wilkins found his new calling in sports commentary. Today he is...

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Alliance dynamics need attention

That relations between the BJP and the Shiv Sena are close to breaking point have become clear from the decision...

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Donald Trump revives summit with North Korea

The US President said it could take several meetings to reach an agreement, but he was convinced that Kim Jong...

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Former Taliban hostage granted bail in Canada

In March, Daniel Trejo, a 41-year-old car mechanic in the Mexican northern border city of Nuevo Laredo, was violently pulled...

ON NAMBI

ON NAMBI

Sir, Your editorial on Nambi Narayanan, Nambi Narayanan’s Calvary (20 May) carries several misrepresentations. There was no “Rolls Royce technology”...

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Ireland ends abortion

Voters in the once deeply Catholic nation were estimated to have backed the change by more than two-to-one, according to...

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It’s not all over, Trump and Kim may still talk in June

After years of tension over North Korea’s nuclear programme, Kim and Trump had agreed to hold summit for the first...

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Chinese fighter jets complete night landings on carrier

SHANGHAI: Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country’s first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported...

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Hawaii street swallowed by lava tide as more homes burn

Hawaii: A tide of molten rock turned a Hawaii street into a volcanic wasteland on Friday as the number of...

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Unmerited criticism

The Opposition’s criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a vindictive and undemocratic hate-monger, a “fascist dictator” is completely unmerited...

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Writers who treat English as an Indian language

There was a time when Indian writers regarded the English language with suspicion or post-colonial contempt. But today, English is...