Articles by Palash Ghosh
- Why Does Sonia Gandhi Not Want Her Son Rahul To Run For India PM?
January 17 2014 10:47 AM
By excluding Rahul from the candidacy, he (and his family) would be spared the embarrassment of a crushing national defeat.
- Chechen Rebel Leader Doku Umarov Is Dead … Or Is He?
January 17 2014 9:43 AM
Kadyrov had previously claimed that Umarov had died, an assertion that was later disproved.
- Born To Bore: Bruce Springsteen Continues His Lame, Pointless Career
January 16 2014 4:17 PM
Christie is a not-so-Conservative Republican and Bruce is a liberal Democrat.
- Why Are UK Ethnic Minorities Aborting Female Fetuses?
January 16 2014 11:02 AM
In many South Asian societies, infant sons are prized, while baby girls are often viewed as a curse and a financial burden.
- New Horror In India: Gang Confesses To Five Dozen Rapes Over Past Two Years
January 15 2014 3:33 PM
The couples targeted were usually married couples or unmarried duos who did not want their families to know about their relationships.
- Syria’s War On Christians: Where Are The Missing Bishops, Priests And Nuns?
January 15 2014 1:33 PM
An unknown number of civilians, including religious figures, have been kidnapped or killed or remain missing in Syria.
- Danish Woman Tourist Gang-Raped In Delhi, But Danes Seem To Love Visiting India
January 15 2014 12:29 PM
The report will only further damage the image of India, a country where rape is an epidemic.
- Are The French Better Than The Americans At Everything - Even Political Sex Scandals?
January 15 2014 6:23 AM
There is something else to consider here: the very nature of U.S. society vs. the lifestyles of Europe.
- Off With Their Heads - Saudi Arabia Executes Two Pakistani Drug Smugglers
January 14 2014 2:42 PM
Pakistan itself is struggling with its own laws regarding capital punishment.
- France's Hollande: What Problem?
January 14 2014 12:18 PM
At a meeting with French media, President François Hollande refused to provide a direct answer to the question on everyone's minds.
- Why Conjugal Visitation Rights For US Prisoners Are Vanishing
January 14 2014 6:22 AM
Only 155 inmates in Mississippi, less than 1 percent of the entire prison population, were even deemed “eligible” for the program.
- Can Young Americans Compete In The Global Economy? Well, Like, You Know, Whatever...
January 13 2014 2:00 PM
The U.S. spends plenty of money per student, but there are other major issues plaguing our education system.
- Why This Ship Isn't Welcome
January 13 2014 11:43 AM
Weapons experts concluded that destroying the weapons cache in Syria itself would be too dangerous.
- Venezuela's Insane And Dangerous Obsession With Physical Beauty
January 13 2014 9:24 AM
Venezuelans have an almost pathological obsession with physical beauty.
- Was Devyani Khobragade Victimized By Indian-American Prosecutor Preet Bharara?
January 10 2014 12:32 PM
The U.S. attorney who prosecuted the case, a man named Preet Bharara, just happens to be of Indian descent himself.
- Why Northern US Gun Manufacturers Are Heading South
January 10 2014 6:02 AM
What's more, the migration is occurring amid rising gun sales.
- Blood Flows in Karachi - Another Pakistan Taliban Murder
January 09 2014 11:05 AM
The senior police official was widely known for his aggressive campaign against the Taliban.
- Al Gore, But Not The Former VP, Running For Mayor Of Toronto
January 08 2014 12:20 PM
Gore is only one of more than 20 candidates who will challenge the incumbent (and crack cocaine user) Rob Ford
- Move The US Capitol From Washington To Nebraska?
January 07 2014 1:46 PM
Moving the nation’s capital from the East Coast to Nebraska is not as bizarre as the history behind some of the capitals of the fifty U.S. States
- In Pakistan, It's 'Three Cheers For Bollywood'
January 07 2014 11:51 AM
The release of "Dhoom 3" (or any such product from India) in Pakistan raises a raft of thorny and confusing legal questions.