Articles By Palash R. Ghosh

From Politics & Policy Oct 12, 2012

Woman in English Village Trampled to Death by Stampeding Cows

Sandra Wiltshire killed while walking dog, just months after similar stampede left man brain damaged.

From Politics & Policy Sep 19, 2012

Mamata Walks Out: Coalition Partner Withdraws From Indian Government

Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of the state of West Bengal, declared that her party, the All India Trinamool Congress -- currently the second-largest segment of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition -- could no longer cooperate with the UPA.

From Economy Sep 19, 2012

Abortions Of Female Fetuses Widening Gender Imbalance In India

The high abortion rate of female fetuses has led to a dramatic gender imbalance in India -- over the 50-year period from 1961 to 2011, the number of girls born per 1,000 boys plunged from 976 to 914, according to the census.

From Politics & Policy Sep 18, 2012

Briton Escapes Firing Squad In Indonesia For Drug Trafficking, But Scores Remain On Death Row

More than 140 people are on death row in Indonesia -- about one-third of them foreigners -- and about half of the total languishing for drug-related offenses.

From Economy Sep 18, 2012

Rolling Stone Magazine: A Gasping Dinosaur

Like the rock industry itself, Rolling Stone fell into a state of self-satisfied lethargy and irrelevance.

From Tech Sep 18, 2012

Pakistan Shuts Down YouTube To Block Access To Blasphemous 'Innocence of Muslims' Film

Pakistan has ordered the shutdown of the video-sharing website YouTube in order to prevent any further violence related to the anti-Islamic film “Innocence of Muslims.”

From Economy Sep 18, 2012

Will The Kate Middleton Imbroglio Kill An Irish Newspaper?

The decision to publish topless photos of Kate Middleton may lead to the closure of an Irish newspaper, costing 120 jobs.

From Law Sep 17, 2012

Royal Couple Takes Legal Action In France Over Topless Photos, But Italian And Irish Magazines Also Print Pictures

Attorneys from Britain’s royal family have initiated legal action against the French magazine that printed topless photos of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.

From Entertainment Sep 15, 2012

Kate Middleton Topless Photos: The Annihilation Of Privacy And Decency

Kate Middleton is not just anyone. She is the wife of the future king of England, and her privacy has been violated in one of the worst ways imaginable. Having her topless photos published in a magazine is a grave breach of decency.

From Law Sep 15, 2012

Kate Middleton Topless Photos: First Lady Of France Shares Her Pain

The first lady of France, Valerie Trierweiler, won damages against a French magazine that published photos of her wearing a bikini on a beach. Perhaps Kate Middleton, who has suffered the indignity of having topless photos of herself printed in France, could take some inspiration from this.