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Have Nishikori, Cilic ushered in an era of unpredictability?

Sep 10, 2014

Have Nishikori, Cilic ushered in an era of unpredictability?

For most Tennis fans around the world as the 6th progressed it turned from a Super Saturday into a Shocking Saturday. It was the day when David overpowered Goliath. If Nishikori beating Djokovic came as a surprise then Cilic straight set win over Federer shook the entire Tennis world. This could not be brushed aside as just another upset where the underdog got lucky. #Sports #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Novak Djokovic #Kei Nishikori #Marin Cilic #final #US Open 2014 #Andy Murray Roger Federer
A year without Grand Slam success, is Serena Williams a spent force at Majors?

Aug 22, 2014

A year without Grand Slam success, is Serena Williams a spent force at Majors?

A fourth-round in Australia, a second-round in Paris and a third-round at Wimbledon are all that Serena has to show for a season in which she has been ranked no. 1 every single week. #Sports #OnOurMind #Tennis #Serena Williams #US Open #Grand Slam #Steffi Graf #Major
Why Nancy Powell's exit can help India-US rebuild relations

Apr 01, 2014

Why Nancy Powell's exit can help India-US rebuild relations

US ambassador Nancy Powells resignation is the first real indication that Washington has woken up and is starting to smell the chai. #United States #India #diplomacy #India-US Relations #Nancy Powell #Devyani Khobadgade
How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Mar 04, 2014

How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Editor's note: This is a reader we received on the piece 'Another Cold War? India cant ignore Crimea crisis in Ukraine'. As per Firstpost policy, the comment has been lightly edited for spellings and grammar. #India #China #Barack Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Cold War #LetterstoFP #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #US-Russia ties #Crimea
US never warned India about Devyani Khobragade's arrest

Feb 15, 2014

US never warned India about Devyani Khobragade's arrest

The United States had claimed that the Indian embassy in Washington had been alerted in writing over two months before Devyani Khobragades arrest #United States #ConnectTheDots #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row
Not dharna, here's 5 ways police reform can actually be done

Feb 05, 2014

Not dharna, here's 5 ways police reform can actually be done

The events that unfolded in Delhi last month culminating in the dharna, could have provided a great platform for all right-minded citizens, legislators, journalists and opinion-shapers to fix the spotlight firmly on the issue of police reforms. #US #Delhi #Arvind Kejriwal #Q&A #UK #States #Indian Police Service #AAP #constabulary #Police reform
Why Devyani Khobragade should face action

Jan 16, 2014

Why Devyani Khobragade should face action

While strong position taken by India is correct from the perspective of upholding the diplomat's immunity, this in no way should be seen as justifying the alleged irregularities committed by Devyani Khobragade. #India #US #LetterstoFP #Devyani Khobragade
Devyani case India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

Jan 15, 2014

Devyani case India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

India needs to develop a culture of "I am not turning my other cheek, I am not ignoring your aggression, I am instead going to punch your nose, bash your head, break your knees, etc. whatever it takes for you to NEVER EVER mess with me again." #India #US #Visa fraud #Wages #LetterstoFP #diplomat #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #Wayne May #Alicia Mueller May
In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row