Smita Sharma
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English   |   Bangla

Journalist. My Idea of Luxury: bean bags, remote, books, music, quiet.

POLITICS

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US congressional address: Why India figures briefly in Trump's America First

The US president finally denounced the killing of Hyderabad engineer but it's too little, too late.

POLITICS

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Trump nightmare for Muslims may become a reality for Indians too

US President's ban on immigrants has only added to the perplexity.

POLITICS

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Trump to call Modi and everyone is on their toes

It would be interesting to see how the chemistry between the chaiwala and the multibillionaire plays out.

POLITICS

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Social media will test Twitter-happy Trump in time of cyber war

The DC-Moscow-Beijing triangular tango will dance to different tunes in the physical and virtual worlds.

POLITICS

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How Donald Trump awoke the Islamophobics this US election

'You can legislate tolerance, but you cannot legislate acceptance.'

POLITICS

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Will Hillary Clinton's volunteers get America to vote for change?

A look at the Democrat's supporters' camp in NYC and the nervous anxiety in the last few hours ahead of polls.

POLITICS

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America unhappy with its choices this US elections

The sense of anger, confusion, apprehension or simple disinterest on the streets of the country stands out.

POLITICS

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Black deaths raise uncomfortable questions in US election year

Outrage over recent police killings of blacks has once again exposed the fault lines in American society.

POLITICS

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Nepal PM in India: Focus must be on deliverables, not photo-ops

While PM Modi will have to prove his 'neighbourhood-first' policy, Prachanda will have to do a tightrope walk between the elephant and the dragon.

POLITICS

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NSG bid: How India plans to win this round of Chinese checkers

As New Delhi hopes for a full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, memories of 2008 have returned to haunt.