11-05-2017

the hindu
1.Triple talaq and the Constitution.

The Supreme Court today will begin hearing arguments in Shayara Bano v. Union of India, which has popularly come to be known as the “triple talaq case”  read more

2.A new day in Seoul.

The election of the moderate Moon Jae-in as South Korea’s President marks a decisive break from the bitter divisions and scandals that unsettled the country’s administrative and political equilibrium in recent months. read more

3.Navigating the new silk road.

Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprise everyone and participate in China’s ‘Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation’ which begins on May 14?.  read more

4.Peace in Palestine?

In its new policy document, Hamas has indicated that it is willing to make some concessions towards Israel.  read more

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1. Delhi's Colombo Hug

While a penchant for Hindu symbolism is a leitmotif of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unique brand of politics domestically , one of the more interesting and underreported aspects of his international diplomacy has been a focus on the cultural power of Buddhism and India’s special identity as its birthplace. read more

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1.Here’s how we can fix our education.

The National Education Policy (NEP), 2016-17, which is in the making, gives India an opportunity to improve the quality of its education.  read more

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