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Watch: OneShot — Exploring The Indian Night With Arko Datto

Watch: OneShot — Exploring The Indian Night With Arko Datto

In his series Will My Mannequin be Home When I Return, Indian photographer Arko Datto explores "what it means to be in direct confrontation with the night." ​

Untitled — © Arko Datto / OneShot

By experimenting with flashing light and saturated color schemes, Arko Datto reveals how cultural and political tensions are reflected in the darkness of his native country's nighttime. The project — shot over the span of four years — was recently displayed at the seventh edition of UNSEEN Amsterdam. UNSEEN has now expanded into an all-year-round platform for contemporary photography.



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Modi Is Wrong: Russia's War Also Creates Real Risks For India

By shrugging aside Russia’s aggression, India has shown indifference to fears that China could follow Russia’s example.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits Russia

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NEW DELHI — India is wrong to dismiss Russia’s war in Ukraine as Europe’s problem. The illegality and destructiveness of the invasion, and consequential food and energy crises, have global ramifications.

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This explains why 143 out of the 193 member-states of the UN General Assembly voted against recognizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four Ukrainian regions after holding sham referenda there. Ninety-three voted in favor of expelling Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.

India has abstained from every vote in the UN condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The reason? Moscow is India’s top arms supplier and some 70% of India’s military platforms are of Russian origin.

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