People pause in front of the iconic New York City gay and lesbian bar The Stonewall Inn to lay flowers and grieve for those killed in Orlando. Photo: Spencer Platt/AFP<br />

How the Orlando shooting unfolded

2 min read . 14 Jun 2016
Shivajinagar market, called Black Alley in the late 19th century, photographed by a local Englishman, who gave the photograph to a local scrap trader at the market. Photo: courtesy Stephens’s Square Merchants’ Association<br />

Against heritage

7 min read . 05 Jun 2015
Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj (pictured) and her Bahrain counterpart, Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa, met on Monday. Photo: HT<br />

India, Bahrain sign defence pact

2 min read . 24 Feb 2015
The ISIS is basically an ultra-extremist, militarily-empowered offshoot of the Sunni Wahhabi school of Islam, whose primary sponsor and exporter is Saudi Arabia, along with Qatar and Kuwait—all of them key US allies in the region. Photo: AP <br />

ISIS and the muddle in West Asia

6 min read . 11 Nov 2014
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