As the countdown to the 18th G20 summit in India (9-10 September) begins, the capital New Delhi already wears a festive look to host the large summit. Born out of the 1997-1998 global financial crisis, the G20 consists of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, […]
While a (rather small) part of the world is approaching the mostly western yearly festive season and people are evaluating the past year, I, too, look back and assess my personal achievements, but also what we have accomplished as a society. Did we grow, or did we fail? Did we make our society more equal, […]
For a while this spring, it seemed – at least to European residents – that the vaccine nationalism that had led European governments to procure vaccines that had been rapidly produced with government support and fast-tracked official approval, had paid off. Growing numbers of people were vaccinated against the Covid-19 infections and countries began to […]
The BJP is a favorite for the Lok Sabha elections. Can the Congress and regional parties dislodge it?
The country has a labour force that is 466 million strong.
Failure to revive the economy has forced Modi and the RSS to concentrate on building the synthetic ‘Hindu’ identity, required for the creation of a Hindu Rashtra.