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Feb 21, 2017
France's Marine Le Pen cancels meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti over headscarfBeirut: Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen cancelled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti on Tuesday after refusing to wear a headscarf.
Feb 17, 2017
France's presidential candidate Marine Le Pen faces new challenges from EU Parliament, UNFrench far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is facing new troubles, with fresh revelations in an investigation into her European Parliament assistants and scathing criticism from the UN human rights commissioner.
Feb 12, 2017
Donald Trump and Brexit may have globalisation on the backfoot, but don't expect it to go quietlyWith the rise of the right-wing in America and the Europe, free trade and globalisation that marked the post World War II decades is on the backfoot. The surprise victory of Donald Trump in the American elections, his constant rant against free trade, immigration and linking refuges from seven Muslim countries to terror, has been a major morale booster for these forces.
Dec 03, 2016
Marine Le Pen victory in France would be 'body blow' to Europe: David CameronBritain's former PM David Cameron said Saturday the election of France's Marine Le Pen would be a "big body blow" for Europe, saying he hoped for the victory of a mainstream party.
Dec 02, 2016
SC verdict on National Anthem reinforces "pro-nationalist" winds of change blowing globallyThese common elements of the Supreme Court order on the National Anthem and the government's demonitisation policy add to the global discourse on liberalism and nationalism
Nov 27, 2016
Ex-PM Francois Fillon tipped to win French right wing primary against Alain JuppeFillon, a career politician and prime minister from 2007-12, has warned that France is "on the verge of revolt" and believes his plan to slash 5,00,000 public sector jobs and business regulations is the tonic the demoralised country needs.
Oct 12, 2016
Problem with Islam because it requires sites, recognition, says President Hollande in new bookPresident Francois Hollande speaks of "a problem with Islam" in French society, in excerpts published on Wednesday of a book in which he also suggests that immigration needs to be curbed.
Jul 15, 2016
Nice Attack: Islamist terror, wilful denial and the rise of right-wing forcesThe blood has not yet been wiped off the streets of Nice that France has turned against President Francois Hollande.
Jun 25, 2016
Brexit verdict won't affect South Asian migrants, says sociologist Dipankar GuptaThe new found nationalism in Europe and UK is different from the nationalism of the past because it is headed by older people and those in non-metro locations, says eminent sociologist and public intellectual Dipankar Gupta.
Jun 25, 2016
Brexit verdict wasn't just about leaving EU, it exposed Britain's wealth gapThe Brexit outcome has ended up in a situation with a real possibility of the dismantling of the United Kingdom and the EU, in the middle-run if not in the immediate future.