Here is CurrentHow’s Briefing™ for the 22nd of August, 2017 :- 1. Triple talaq declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court :- The five-judge constitution bench, comprising five judges of five faiths – Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism- was split … Continue reading Briefing: 22/8/17
A month into the ongoing Doklam standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at the tri-junction with Bhutan, Beijing continues to hold a hardline stance. In a rare move of brinkmanship, it has publicly refused to negotiate until the Indian Army … Continue reading How long will India be able to stand up to China at the Doklam Plateau?
It was the 29th of June, 2017, when Iraqi Prime Minister declared that the victory in Mosul marked the “end of the Daesh state of falsehood”. And to some extent, it is true. It was in the 850-year-old Grand al-Nuri … Continue reading With the coalition victory in Mosul, has the Islamic State effectively collapsed?
True friends, loyal partners, and major allies – these are some of the words U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi used to describe the relationship between the world’s largest and world’s oldest democracies. Contrast this with … Continue reading Trump – Modi bonhomie : Will the duo usher Indo-US ties into the golden era?
Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, it did. On the 2nd of June, U.S. President Donald J. Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the Paris Accord on Climate Change – thus fulfilling a … Continue reading Has Donald Trump effectively stalled the global war on climate change?