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Devyani Khobragade: A Life In Privilege, Corruption And Feudalism

Devyani Khobragade: A Life In Privilege, Corruption And Feudalism

By A Contrarian World
Devyani Khobragade is a poster child foreverything that is wrong with India’s quotabased reservation system, a feudal and corruptbureaucracy and a society that is atlarge still mired in a feudal outlook. I ambeyond myself for any iota of sympathy forDevyani or the purported outrage to hermodesty. Devyani met her match in PreetBharara. [...]

January 19th, 2014 | Posted in Editorial, Link Columnist, News, Top News | Read More »

Sikh Community Needs To Reconsider Its Perceptions About The West, Russia And China

Sikh Community Needs To Reconsider Its Perceptions About The West, Russia And China

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH
INTERNATIONALAFFAIRS / EDITORIAL
Generally, the Sikhs have an impressionabout the 1984 tragedy that IndiraGandhi (the Indian Prime Minister at thetime) was too close to the Soviet Unionand was very hostile to western countries.Even some Sikh scholars feel that Russiaincited and helped Mrs. Gandhi to attackSri Harmandir Sahib and the Akal Takhtin 1984, while [...]

January 19th, 2014 | Posted in Editorial, Link Columnist, News, Top News | Read More »

China Forges Ahead With Renewable Energy As Key Source Of Power

China Forges Ahead With Renewable Energy As Key Source Of Power

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH
INTERNATIONAL
AFFAIRS / EDITORIAL
China is making development of renewableenergy sources as one of its majorpriorities. To this effect, it is boosting itswind power. China realizes that fossilfuels are limited and are going todecrease. Fossil fuels also contributegreatly to air pollution and rapid climatechange. Many Chinese cities have problemswith air quality and air pollution.Moreover, China [...]

January 14th, 2014 | Posted in Editorial, News, Top News | Read More »

America’s Continuing Decline Becomes Obvious To Many Americans

America’s Continuing Decline Becomes Obvious To Many Americans

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH
INTERNATIONALAFFAIRS / EDITORIAL
A new study by Pew Research Center wasjust released. Americans were asked whatthey thought of their country’s role in theworld. Many Americans felt that theAmerican role in the world is on thedecline. For the first time in 40 years, amajority of Americans responded thatthe US played a less important and powerfulrole [...]

December 15th, 2013 | Posted in Editorial, Link Columnist, News | Read More »

China-Cuba Friendship Poses Growing Challenge To The West

China-Cuba Friendship Poses Growing Challenge To The West

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH
INTERNATIONALAFFAIRS / EDITORIAL
For some time, it is becoming increasinglyclear that China is advancing fasttowards becoming the most powerfulcountry in the world.The recent happenings all over the world,particularly China’s growing friendshipwith Cuba, are showing that there is afundamental change in the Chinese policies.China has started asserting itspowerand influence whether it is in the economic,political [...]

December 7th, 2013 | Posted in Editorial, News | Read More »

Libya And Sri Lanka Policies Show Western Hypocrisy And Double Standard

Libya And Sri Lanka Policies Show Western Hypocrisy And Double Standard

DR. SAWRAJ SINGHINTERNATIONALAFFAIRS / EDITORIAL
Peaceful and unarmed demonstrators inLibya were just indiscriminately shot at inTripoli by a militia from Misrata. Morethan 40 demonstrators were killed andmany times more were injured.While this was happening in Libya, theCommonwealth summit was being heldin Sri Lanka. The western countries, particularlyEngland and Canada, were busycriticizing Sri Lanka for violating humanrights [...]

November 25th, 2013 | Posted in Editorial, News | Read More »

Improving Egypt-Russia Relations A Big Setback For Saudi Arabia

Improving Egypt-Russia Relations A Big Setback For Saudi Arabia

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH (INTERNATIONALAFFAIRS / EDITORIAL)
Egypt is reviving its traditional close relationswith Russia. After the downfall ofMorsi, Egypt is quickly improving itsrelations with Russia. Saudi Arabia,which was considered the closestAmerican ally amongst the Arabs, haslost its leading status not only in the Arabworld, but in the Muslim world at large.Many Arabs and Muslims started [...]

November 18th, 2013 | Posted in Editorial, News | Read More »

Improving Egypt-Russia Relations A Big Setback For Saudi Arabia

Improving Egypt-Russia Relations A Big Setback For Saudi Arabia

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Egypt is reviving its traditional close relations with Russia. After the downfall of Morsi, Egypt is quickly improving its relations with Russia. Saudi Arabia, which was considered the closest American ally amongst the Arabs, has lost its leading status not only in the Arab world, but in the Muslim world at [...]

November 16th, 2013 | Posted in Editorial, News, Top News | Read More »

Putin Emerges As The Most Powerful Leader In The World

Putin Emerges As The Most Powerful Leader In  The World

Why is the world recognizing Putin now? As it is becoming clear that the Western domination of the last two centuries and the American hegemony which stated after the collapse of the Soviet Union is ending, Putin’s role in this context is becoming more important and relevant.
By Dr. Sawraj Singh
The Forbes Magazine has [...]

November 16th, 2013 | Posted in Editorial, News, Top News | Read More »

Russia, China And India – A Trinity Of Mutual Fundamental Interests

Russia, China And India – A Trinity Of Mutual Fundamental Interests

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH
Dr. Manmohan Singh’s just concluded tripof Russia and China shows that there isidentity of fundamental interests of thepeople of the three countries. Russia andChina have clearly realized and acceptedthis fact.However, India is still wavering. Ithas not quite accepted the obvious, eventhough reality keeps asserting itself. TheIndian media still has not given up its [...]

October 26th, 2013 | Posted in Editorial | Read More »