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US Elections: Democratic Hopefuls on Foreign Policy

The United States is slipping gradually into election mode. The incumbent President Donald Trump has already declared his intention to run again. His only rival for the Republican nomination is ex-governor Bill Weld whose run is seen as a mark of protest rather than a genuine campaign. The Democratic Party, on the other hand, has over 20 candidates. In June, the Democrats squared off against each other in two…

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Ananta Centre organized a discussion exploring the implications of the depreciation of the INR on the Economy, Trade and Energy Security and Dependency. As a topic of great contemporary significance, it was vital that a non-partisan and independent dialogue be held on this subject. The panel comprised of Mr. Ashok K Bhattacharya, Editorial Director, Business Standard, who was the moderator of the session. He was joined by Dr. Arunabha Ghosh, Founder CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and…
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Fake News. Know it. Fight it.

The pattern of Fake News leading to mob lynching has regularized itself at an alarming rate into the social fabric of the country. A standard chain of events occurs: A random picture or video of a person committing a heinous crime is circulated to everyone in a local community accompanied by an incriminating text or audio warning people to beware of the “criminal” and follow a certain set of steps to ensure their safety.
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