This Website is my tribute to the indomitable spirit of Jimmy Lai, the founder of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, who is in prison and has lost his assets but has not compromised on the freedom of expression. Here are my weekly editorials exposing communism and dictatorships.

R. N. Prasher

Freedom from speech

R. N. Prasher

When everybody talks and nobody listens.

Daily world International, November 14, 2023

Putin’s myriad goals to nowhere

Daily World, April 24, 2023

Xivilisation: CCP’s contribution to the English lexicon

Daily World, May 1, 2023

Is the Chinese blade dividing Germany?

Daily World, April 10, 2023

Indo-Pacific: How “minus” US can be “plus” SK

Daily World, April 3, 2023

The Known Unknown: The Power of Awareness of Ignorance

March 27, 2023

Dictatorships, Patriarchy and Women’s Rights

March 20, 2023

Police Interrogation and the Right to Remain Silent

March 13, 2023

Ukraine: Serious Escalation on the Horizon – March 6, 2023

Soros’s Purse Against Democracies

February 27, 2023

China Struggles With Low Domestic Consumption


Restoring India’s Stolen Smiles


The Need for a Free-world Trade Order


When Democracies Dance the Tango with Dictators


Corona, Statistics and the Truth

About the author
R.N. Prasher is a retired IAS officer of the Haryana cadre. The views shared are strictly his personal.

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