Category: World News

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Trump has inspired a growing opposition

Editorial in US Catholic Reporter –  Editorial  in National Catholic Reporter, USA,   Feb. 3, 2017 People protest against President Donald Trump's immigration policies during a demonstration near the White House in Washington Jan. 25. (CNS/Gregory A. Shemitz) (Note: “I was a stranger...

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Canadian Contrast

Editorial in Indian Exprss, February 3, 2017. Amid the rise of the far-right, Justin Trudeau’s Canada stands out as a bastion of Western multiculturalism. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Note: There is always a silver lining even in a dark overcast...

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Indian-origin woman forced to  Sell  Home for 2 Pounds

Published on:  January 31, 2017 by: mattersindia.com – Rekha Patel (Note:  Coming in the wake of Brexit, triumph of Trumph and the anti-foreigner, anti-migrant conservative attitude gripping the west, this news need not surprise us. Of course we are not applying the logic, (post...

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Twitter and Trump, Putin and WikiLeaks

Narain D Batra, in the Statesman, Kolkotta, January 29, 2017 Vladimir Putin (PHOTO: Facebook) (Note: With the omnipresence of press and TV the habit of reading books have come  to a stand still. Now with the omnipresence of Facebook, Twitter and...

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America’s era of anger

Editorial in the Hindu, January 23, 2017 00:08 IST (Note: “What do people say I am?” Jesus asked his disciples. In the same spirit we should look around to see what people think, say and write in serious publications to...

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Three cheers to President  Trump

Make America the Greatest! dr.james kottoor “Where is the Capital of United States of America?” I remember asking this question, to kids and friends, pretending I knew a great deal. That was when I was studying journalism at Marquette in the...

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America’s era of anger

Hindu Editorial The Hindu Edutiorial,  JANUARY 23, 2017  (Note:  An era of anger has just begun? That is how even very balanced paper like the Hindu sees  the take off, of Trump as US president. What is predicted is not weeks,...

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If US blocks access to South China Sea, state media warns!

Trump to risk 'war' with Beijing? Benjamin Haas in Hong Kong, in the Guardian uk, Friday 13 January 2017 Threats by Rex Tillerson, would-be secretary of state, to stop access to islands are ‘mish-mash of naivety and shortsightedness’, says China Daily. China’s...

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Obama’s Final Farewell

Saying Goodbye, Warns of Threats to National Unity – By Mark Landler and Julie Bosman, Jan. 11, 2017, In New York Times After eight years and one of the most contentious elections in memory, President Obama took the stage in Chicago to defend his...

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Meryl Streep rips the ‘bully’ in Trump

In the Guardian UK, Monday 9 January 2017… (Note: Important to keep in mind and reflect are her words: “Disrespect invites disrespect, violence invites violence. When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose…… This instinct to...

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Russia to dominate world stage in 2017

Harsha Kakar,January 3, 2017, in Statesman, Kolkotta (Note: Syria today has become the world’s laboratory of shadow fighting between various warring nations, big and small for various vested interests pure and symple. The powers involved are: 1. the Syrian president Bashar...

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Give peace a chance – Endless fighting in Syria

Editorial ,in the Statesman, Kolkatta,December 31, 2016  (Note: Who created safe heavens for the planting and flourishing of an Islamic State, ISIS, in Iraq and Syria? It was done by the atrocious, abominable invasion and destruction of Iraq and hanging...