Germany remains 'occupied' by US, says Russian President Vladimir Putin
Putin, interviewed on Russian television, also said European leaders had been browbeaten into losing their sense of sovereignty and independence
The public or the state: Who is in charge of the BBC?
The dispute over the close relationship between BBC chairman, Richard Sharp, and former Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has once again put the spotlight on the broadcaster's accountability
Elon Musk may step down as Twitter CEO. His replacement will need these qualities
Elon Musk hasn’t confirmed he will step down since the poll ended, but any replacement will need to be able to steer Twitter back to calmer waters even with the billionaire staying on as majority owner
Independence: A psychologically adroit successor to Little Women
The lives of three Bengali sisters are changed irrevocably by the events of 1946 and 1947 in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's latest novel.
Right Word | Time to recognise unparalleled bravery and sacrifices of RSS’ swayamsevaks during Partition
As the nation remembers horrors of Partition on 14 August, it is time to pay homage to those swayamsevaks who laid their lives while rescuing others and recognise the role played by the RSS during Partition
Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Har Ghar Tiranga campaign kicks off today
The Central government has urged people to hoist or display the tricolour in their homes from 13 to 15 August to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence
Talks between Sri Lanka's Gotabaya Rajapaksa and independent MPs inconclusive on interim government
Last week, the entire Sri Lankan cabinet resigned apart from Mahinda Rajapaksa at a time when the country was facing its worst economic crisis since gaining independence from the UK in 1948
Ukraine and Russia: Two countries whose memories of a ‘shared’ past could not be more different
Whereas the Russian elite has struggled to accept its loss of oversight in the 'near abroad', Ukrainians have largely embraced their country’s independence
How Prime Minister Narendra Modi is challenging colonialist elitism on 75th year of Independence
The de-colonisation agenda remains a huge challenge in India as elitist tendencies continue to refuse to accept the perilous effects of colonised minds
Digital disparity threatens achievements of financial inclusion under PM Jan-Dhan scheme
Despite the success of Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana, the use of plastic money and electronic payments has lagged
To stay with France, or not? New Caledonia holds independence vote
Voters of New Caledonia – a vast archipelago east of Australia – will be asked yes or no on the question, Do you want New Caledonia to achieve full sovereignty and become independent, on Sunday.
The Statue of Unity is a message to world that India stands united, says Amit Shah at 'Rashtriya Ekta Divas'
India celebrates Rashtriya Ekta Divas on 31 October every year to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who played a significant role in the country's struggle for Independence
Alone in the dark: For thousands of Afghans, Harki bloodbath of Algeria in 1962 is sum of all fears
After serving as auxiliaries in the French army during the Algerian War (1954-1962), they faced double persecution -- considered traitors by their own and treated with contempt in France
Renovated Harry Truman museum and library in Missouri set to reopen in July with COVID-19 restrictions
The previous museum had showcased Truman’s political life and presidency and relegated his personal life in Missouri to the basement. Now, his story is told in a more linear way.
A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair's marriage of the personal and the political is a patchy road to mild fulfilment
Vikram Seth's 1993 book was both evocative and transportive. But Mira Nair's BBC adaptation gets only half the job done.
Venkaiah Naidu, Ashok Gehlot pay tributes to freedom fighter Ashfaqullah Khan on 120th birth anniversary
The young freedom fighter is most widely known for the Kakori train robbery in 1925 and subsequent arrest with fellow Hindustan Socialist Republican Association leader Ram Prasad Bismil
Economy Under Lockdown | Aerospace and Defence | Insider Take By Rohit Beri, Director, Aerospace & Defence Practice, Frost & Sullivan
Rohit Beri, Director, Aerospace & Defence Practice, Frost & Sullivan, takes us through the focus points of the economic impact in the defence sector.
China moves to tighten its grip on Hong Kong with stringent anti-dissent laws; Opposition leaders lament 'end' of city-State
China signalled on Thursday it would move forward with laws that would take aim at anti-government protests and other dissent in Hong Kong
'Greatest emergency since Independence': Raghuram Rajan urges govt to seek experts' help in dealing with COVID-19's economic impact
Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has suggested to the government to call people with proven expertise and capabilities, including from Opposition, to deal with perhaps the greatest emergency being faced by the country since Independence following the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan urges govt to invite experts to deal with economic impact of pandemic
Rajan, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, suggested that India should now plan for what happens after the lockdown, if the virus is not defeated.