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Rustam Roy

Rustam Roy

Digital news journalist, WION

Rustam Roy is digital news journalist at WION. He follows election trends worldwide, football and changes sweeping the Middle Kingdom(not necessarily in that order).

India looks beautiful from Space: First Indian in Space Rakesh Sharma told Indira Gandhi in 1984

'I was glad to hear that you are feeling well, mentally, physically,' former PM Indira Gandhi told Rakesh Sharma live on national television.

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Battle of Imphal & Kohima: India’s D-Day revisited

A Japanese victory at Imphal would have opened the gateway to India for Imperial Army General Mutaguchi with disastrous consequences

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India can't afford to lose any more 'air warriors' to the flying coffins in the IAF

The oft-repeated term "flying coffin" is used whenever an IAF plane goes down.

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In China-controlled Hong Kong, freedom is the biggest casualty

The apparent anti-China feeling was reflected on June 4th on the streets in Hong Kong when over 180,000 people turned out at Victoria Park to remember those who fell lighting the flame of…

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Great game-II: India-Pakistan-China gas pipeline powered by Russia cannot be discounted

Europe is Gazprom's biggest market with record exports reached last year.

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Imran Khan government most disappointing in Pakistan's recent history: Ex-diplomat Husain Haqqani to WION

Pakistani journalist Husain Haqqani said Kartarpur corridor is simply a very limited effort to facilitate the movement of pilgrims from Indian Punjab to Pakistani Punjab.

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Why MS Dhoni is the Roger Federer of cricket

The similarities between the two greats are also strikingly similar - both men display ice-cool composure under pressure.

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Why every sport in India needs a Ramakant Achrekar

Every player needs a coach but when a player with world-class talent like Tendulkar gets an Achrekar, the result is a blockbuster.

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How 'Sachin syndrome' traumatises captain Virat Kohli

Kohli has been unable to solve India's "opening riddle", the team's permanent Achilles heel.

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Watch: PM Modi, Amit Shah a remarkable pair in Indian politics, says India watcher Andersen

The RSS wants him to protect India's security and PM Modi has done it at Doklam, says Andersen.

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Why Australia must fear Kohli's 2.0 version at Adelaide

The Aussies who are still recovering from the ball-tampering row and have put on their soft face in this series. 

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'Total Hockey': India's new formula to win the World Cup

The astroturf killed India's game in the 80s as the European teams led by Germany, Australia, Netherlands took control of the game

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Mr Lewis Hamilton, please grow up, F-1 needs India and Vietnam to survive

The big three- Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull have been winning by ruthlessly outspending rivals

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Meet Ram Sutar, the sculptor who carved Vallabhbhai's 'Statue of Unity'

"This statue describes Sardar Patel as a strong-willed person," he says proudly.

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Why India should borrow from Trump's trade playbook and impose tariffs against China

India headed by Narendra Modi should perhaps take a leaf out of Trump, or maybe even read up Sun Tzu

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