How to deter - 1

How to deter - 1

India faces tantalizing questions apropos Chinese and Pakistani threats.... Continue Reading »

History-maker

History-maker

Narendra Modi is not the man his critics portray.... Continue Reading »

Credibility crisis

Credibility crisis

The Election Commission must promptly restore a level-playing field in Benares.... Continue Reading »

Method diplomacy

Method diplomacy

Narendra Modi will be tested on Pakistan, China and the United States.... Continue Reading »

The Amethi gamble

The Amethi gamble

Rahul Gandhi is more seriously challenged in his home base than he knows.... Continue Reading »

Modi, the iceberg

Modi, the iceberg

The more you think you know of the Gujarat chief minister, the less you do.... Continue Reading »

Let us be

Let us be

Non-resident Indians would do better by serving their adopted countries.... Continue Reading »

To the beginning

To the beginning

Unnoticed, Narendra Modi has also embarked on rebuilding the Bharatiya Janata Party.... Continue Reading »

People as pawns

People as pawns

Power is all that has ever mattered to the Nehru-Gandhis.... Continue Reading »

The future is here

The future is here

Muslims have a greater stake in non-appeasement than they realize.... Continue Reading »

Team Modi - 6

Team Modi - 6

The national security advisor should be three persons separately handling external, internal and military issues.... Continue Reading »

Team Modi - 5

Team Modi - 5

Arun Shourie, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Piyush Goyal would be assets for the likely new prime minister.... Continue Reading »

Team Modi-4

Team Modi-4

The new prime minister would have to rebuild the defence establishment.... Continue Reading »

Team Modi - 3..

Team Modi - 3..

India desires a worthy legatee to Sardar Patel.... Continue Reading »

Team Modi - 2

Team Modi - 2

Who might be the better finance minister?... Continue Reading »

Team Modi-1

Team Modi-1

A portrait of the likely Bharatiya Janata Party government.... Continue Reading »

The Priyanka question

The Priyanka question

If Narendra Modi becomes prime minister, the Nehru-Gandhis may not get a second chance.... Continue Reading »

Homerun

Homerun

As prime minister, Narendra Modi would be better off without foreign travel.... Continue Reading »

Modi’s crew

Modi’s crew

Change is the only constant in life and politics.... Continue Reading »

Managing neighbours

Managing neighbours

The next government must unite South Asia behind India’s leadership.... Continue Reading »

Ending Pakistan’s misery

Ending Pakistan’s misery

The new government should move towards dismantling the terrorist neighbour.... Continue Reading »

Off to the races...3

Off to the races...3

Concluding the series on prime minister candidates.... Continue Reading »

Off to the races...2

Off to the races...2

Continuing the series on prime minister candidates.... Continue Reading »

After Crimea

After Crimea

India’s rise becomes more important than ever.... Continue Reading »

The idea of India

The idea of India

Eternal truth battles flummery and alien ideologies in the coming election.... Continue Reading »