There’s a global debate about ‘do we belong’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2017 / The National


After an Indian engineer was shot dead in the United States for, as his white …

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Will overreach undo the modern-day Caesars?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 9, 2017 / The National


An American political scientist recently told a rueful joke to explain how he felt about …

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Will Modi’s big money gamble deliver the goods?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 1, 2016 / The National


The joke doing the rounds a few weeks after Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s surprise …

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Trump would probably applaud unpredictable Modi’s economic shock-and-awe scheme

by Rashmee

Posted on November 30, 2016


We have it on good authority that the Trumps are probably highly approving of Indian …

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Balochistan is the latest front in the war of words

by Rashmee

Posted on August 19, 2016 / The National


India and Pakistan have entered the 70th year of their existence as independent countries, arguing …

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The human connection in India’s scramble for Africa

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2016 / The National


  Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, left, and his host Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli, …

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Trump unwittingly had a good effect on climate debate. Then India baulked

by Rashmee

Posted on July 10, 2016


Till recently, there was a discernible Donald Trump effect on the international community’s attempt to …

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Manufacturing might be the ticket for India, ‘world’s largest poor economy’

by Rashmee

Posted on February 9, 2016


My friend, the eminent and very wise Gurcharan Das, recently sent me one of …

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Narendra Modi’s use of words – too many, in too controlled situations

by Rashmee

Posted on June 6, 2015


Narendra Modi’s use of words is not as much of a success as the hype …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK