Sberbank, Russia, gold, India, Aleksei Kechko, BRICS, China, import, Central Bank, Moscow, Beijing, New Development Bank, Contingency Reserve Fund, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, NDB, CRF, AIIB, dollar
BRICS look to de-dollarize trade

India & Russia seek trade in gold

Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, is looking to finance the direct import of gold to India.

Begging, St. Stephen’s, The Presidency, national fund for beggars,  Ministry of Human Resources and Skill Development, CBSE, Vocational Training, Swachh Bharat, LPG subsidy, “Antoyadaya”,
We can no longer roll our eyes away from lives in misery

Beggars: It's time we give up our apathy

(Tufail Ahmed, a respected intellectual who is a director, South Asia Studies Project, The Middle East Media Research Institute in Washington, has writte

Washington, Syria, Trump, Putin, chemical weapons, Gilbert Doctorow
US strike is a war crime--plain and simple

Washington “fixed” chemical event in Syria

Why Europe, Canada, Australia and Japan are not supporting US’ attack in Syria? How come US knew beforehand of “chemical weapons” event?

Michael Hudson, neo-liberal economics, J is for Junk Economics, Free Market, economic rent, Adam Smith, Federal Reserve
Hudson is an economist worth your attention

Hudson, the best economist in the world

If you want to learn real economics instead of neoliberal junk economics, read Michael Hudson's books.

2003 Iraq invasion, My Lai massacre, New York Times, David Petraeus, Abu Ghraib, Saddam Hussein, USA Patriot Act, Russ Feingold, Guantanamo Bay, Bermuda Triangle, CIA, US Air Force, Afghan wedding party, Kandhar Massacre, WikiLeaks, Robert Bales, Haditha, Azizabad, Blackwater guards, Nisour Square, Donald Rumsfeld, Bush’s wiretapping program, Khaled el-Masri, Macedonia, Lithuania, Poland, Rumania, Black Room, Thailand, Camp Nama, Iraq, Walter Cronkite, Joan of Arc, Aztec, Montezuma
US must reflect on its war-crimes
Gurmehar Kaur, Nahid Afrin, Ulemas, Shariah, Saifullah, ISIS, AR Rehman, Lipstick Under My Burqa, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Padmavati, Jana Gana Mana
Why this deafening silence on Afrin?

Where’s “freedom” gang on Nahid Afrin?

The gang which took up the case of Gurmehar Kaur in the name of “freedom of expression” is once again active.

Gurmehar Kaur, Lance Naik Moolraj, Pathankot, Umar Khaled, JNU, Kargil, Lashkar,  Christine Fair, Ghulab Nabi Fai, Angana Chatterji, US senators, ISI, Mitrokhin archives, KGB, CIA bribe, Sunday Guardian, GHQ Rawalpindi,
ISI and Indian media funding

ISI’s gravy train & Indian media

Gurmehar Kaur was made into a larger-than-life icon.

 Ginormous asteroid, PSI, biosphere, Jared Diamond, Amazon rainforest, Easter Island, Roman Empire, Environment Protection Agency, Matt Gaetz, Levant
Humanity has put itself at great risk

Environment: Human life faces extinction

Figuratively speaking, a ginormous asteroid is hurtling to a cataclysmic rendezvous with earth, but we are not supposed to notice.

Ruhollah Kohmeini, Jimmy Carter, Great Satan, Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein, Fulda Gap,  Navy’s Fifth Fleet in Bahrain, Osama bin Laden, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Chalmers Johnson, Gulf War, General David Petraeus, William Butler Yeats, Nouri al-Malika, AQI, Bashar al-Assad, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Hippocratic Oath, Einstein, ISIS. Raqqa, caliphate, Greater Middle East,
US Middle East policy a colossal failure

US has lost Middle East war for good

Nearly a century earlier, Britain had formed Iraq from three separate Ottoman imperial provinces -- Baghdad, Basra, and Mosul.  The 2003 invasion blew up that synthetic state, held together first by British overlords and then by Saddam’s brutal dictatorship

Segei Lavrov, Rex Tillerson, G20 summit, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine. Georgia, European Union, Putin, FSB, Maidan, Yanukovych, Kremlin, Kiev, Syria, Alepoo, military bases
Russia a victim of propaganda 

And you thought Russia is aggressor

There was nothing particularly noteworthy about Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's first meeting with U.S.