India Insight

Is the Republic Day parade still relevant?

January 26, 2010

A tableau from the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) with a theme of global warming is displayed amid heavy fog during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2010. REUTERS/B MathurIndia’s cultural diversity was once again on display in the main streets of Lutyens’ Delhi as the country proclaimed itself a Republic for the 61st time.

Amid chaos, Nepal’s king bows out gracefully

June 16, 2008

In the end, it was hard not to feel a little bit sorry for Nepal’s deposed King Gyanendra.