French Revolution

Indulge in French cuisine for a July 14 celebration

It is a happy coincidence that America and France celebrate their independence in July. Quite different in style, the two occasions revolve around food. While grilled dogs and burgers drizzled with cold beer define our tradition, the French (as you would expect in a nation famous for its cuisine) aim for a higher standard of cuisine, if not less casual. ...

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Pew research report citing religious tolerance as central tenet of Indian society is welcome, writes Bhavdeep Kang

The Pew research report citing religious tolerance as a central tenet of Indian society is welcome, as Western think tanks and the global media tend to caricature India as an “imperfect democracy” and a compulsive rapist of women. religious and press freedoms. Assessing India’s social and political systems from a Western perspective introduces an immediate bias. On the one hand, ...

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