Truth Beyond the Brotherhood

Brahma Chellaney

Cosy ties with the US cannot mask our security dilemmas

Eastern Rhapsodies

A compilation of unpublished poems from Rabindranath Tagore’s visits to China and Japan

Normalising Netaji

We need to redeem Bose from fairytales —and bring his remains home

Scatalogically Speaking

A month in Japan, where the bathroom experience is beyond superlative, makes one wonder how Japan and India could have diverged in such a dramatic fashion when it comes to potty culture

The Demise of the World’s Oldest Man

Most ‘oldest living persons’ happen to be residents of Japan, which at last count was home to over 58,000 people aged over 100

Narendra Modi: The global pragmatist

Seven features of Modi’s non-doctrinaire foreign policy that is taking India from non-alignment to multi-alignment

The Wolverine

An entertaining film that shows us an interesting social structure in corporate Japan

The Samurai Spirit

A tragedy of gigantic proportions can also be an inflexion point for a country with an innate urge to bounce back. So it could be for Japan

Tsunami’s Children

An aid worker’s first-hand account of how the children of Japan are coping


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