Articles by Palash Ghosh
- Drawing Parallels: Zimbabwe’s Mugabe And Italy’s Andreotti
August 22 2013 12:45 PM
Between 1972 and 1992, Giulio Andreotti was PM of Italy seven times.
- Karachi’s Privileged Taking Extraordinary Measures Against Violence
August 22 2013 5:49 AM
Karachi, a metropolis of some 18 million people on the Arabian sea, is a textbook case of everything that is wrong with Pakistan.
- Obama Welcomes ‘Perfect’ 1972 Miami Dolphins To White House (FULL-TEXT)
August 21 2013 2:29 PM
Obama welcomed members of the 1972 Miami Dolphins – the only NFL team in history to enjoy a perfect, unbeaten season.
- Not In My Backyard: N. England Sikhs Protest Halal Meat Plant Next To Gurdwara
August 21 2013 1:49 PM
Sikhs, many of whom are vegetarian, objected strenuously to the proposed meat facility.
- Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Calls For Musicians To Boycott Israel
August 21 2013 11:30 AM
Waters has long campaigned against what he perceives as Israel’s unjust treatment of Palestinians.
- Could Onions, Yes Onions, Bring Down India’s Government?
August 21 2013 10:15 AM
Onions are viewed as an essential – and up to now, affordable -- commodity for India’s poor.
- Muslims Are India’s Poorest And Worst Educated Religious Group
August 21 2013 6:34 AM
Muslims are also less likely to attain higher levels of education in India than their Sikh and Hindu counterparts.
- When You Believe In Things You Don’t Understand: Indian Anti-Superstition Activist Shot To Death
August 20 2013 12:41 PM
Dabholkar had long irritated and angered segments of the local Hindu population.
- Musharraf's Murder Arrest: Pakistan’s Political Merry-Go-Round Keeps Churning
August 20 2013 10:44 AM
Musharraf could face the death penalty if convicted.
- ‘Avatar’ On Earth: Indian Tribe Fights UK Company On Sacred Land Mining
August 20 2013 6:04 AM
The proposed mine, the Dongria Kondh site, would destroy the forests and disrupt the rivers of the area.
- CIA Admits To Iran 1953 Coup
August 19 2013 3:36 PM
What occurred in 1953 planted the seeds of anti-American hatred in Iran and across the Middle East.
- Credit Card Debt In US: Falling, But Still Very High
August 19 2013 3:05 PM
Credit card balances are falling for both good and bad reasons.
- Pakistani Surgeon Hasnat Khan: The True Love Of The Tragic Princess Diana?
August 19 2013 10:59 AM
Diana met Khan at the Royal Brompton Hospital London in 1995 (one year before her divorce from Prince Charles was finalized).
- Yelena Isinbayeva: Controversial Russian Athlete Member Of One Of World’s Most Obscure Ethnic Groups
August 16 2013 2:24 PM
The Tabasaran are principally Sunni Muslims (a faith they adopted sometime in the 8th or 9th century following the Arab conquest of the region.
- Indian Policeman Fakes Death To Enable Daughter To Enter Medical College
August 16 2013 12:00 PM
SSP Hundal is now facing charges of fraud, but he denies he did anything wrong.
- Jacques Verges, Defender Of Mass Murderers, Nazi War Criminals, Communist Terrorists, Dies In Paris
August 16 2013 10:31 AM
Verges, admired for his brilliance, nonetheless baffled and enraged many observers by defending despicable clients.
- Partition Of India And Pakistan: Rape And Other Human-Rights Violations
August 16 2013 5:50 AM
The partition of British India in August 1947 resulted in one of the greatest forced migrations in human history.
- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Speech On India’s Independence Day (FULL-TEXT)
August 15 2013 1:49 PM
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in honor of the country’s observance of Independence from British rule:
- Bend It Like Afridi? Pakistani Cricketer Outraged By Kissing Scene In New Film
August 15 2013 12:41 PM
The Afridi film was expected to revive Pakistan’s film industry.
- The Last Hanging: Fifty Years Ago Scotland Executed Henry Burnett For Murder
August 15 2013 10:31 AM
No Scotsman has since been hanged since Henry Burnett in August 1963.