Religion and violence

Religion and violence

Killings cannot preserve faith.... Continue Reading »

Pacing reforms

Pacing reforms

The PM’s strategy is right for the present.... Continue Reading »

Wasted wisdom

Wasted wisdom

Amiya Bagchi’s warnings to the CPI-M come late in the day.... Continue Reading »

N-blackmailer

N-blackmailer

Pakistan is up to its old tricks and the West is none the wiser.... Continue Reading »

Quota crisis

Quota crisis

The Patels’ agitation for reservation is completely wrong-headed.... Continue Reading »

Move on.

Move on.

Pakistani intransigence killed the NSA talks.... Continue Reading »

Keep talking

Keep talking

Pakistan must think beyond Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Hard lessons

Hard lessons

The prime minister is working to a plan on Pakistan. Let him.... Continue Reading »

Race against time

Race against time

The prime minister cannot give in to obstructionism.... Continue Reading »

Blood-suckers

Blood-suckers

The Congress party and the vampire tradition go together.... Continue Reading »

The right way

The right way

The PM’s actions speak louder than words.... Continue Reading »

Family versus country

Family versus country

By spearheading the parliamentary shutdown, the Nehru-Gandhis are working against India’s interests.... Continue Reading »

Embattled PM

Embattled PM

This is a learning and consolidation phase for Narendra Modi.... Continue Reading »

Hold-up

Hold-up

Sushma Swaraj may consider stepping down for the PM’s sake.... Continue Reading »

Disruptive China

Disruptive China

India can never be friends with its giant northern neighbour.... Continue Reading »

Hate versus hate

Hate versus hate

The Yakub Memon case exhibits the toxicity of narrow articulations.... Continue Reading »

Good & bad

Good & bad

Perhaps the government’s new engagement policy with Pakistan will work.... Continue Reading »

The big two

The big two

It is imperative that the US and Russia come together on Ukraine and the Middle East.... Continue Reading »

Dysfunction & India

Dysfunction & India

The Congress is holding up economic recovery.... Continue Reading »

Some deal

Some deal

The Indo-US nuclear agreement has brought undeniable good.... Continue Reading »

Wrong move

Wrong move

The CPI-M would be better off without Somnath Chatterjee.... Continue Reading »

Go long

Go long

Pakistan will take years to mend and contain.... Continue Reading »

Spoilers

Spoilers

A reform-minded prime minister faces an opposition steeped in the negative politics of the 1970s.... Continue Reading »

Learn to fish

Learn to fish

Germany is the way to go, not Greece.... Continue Reading »

Be sensible

Be sensible

There is no need to hype Narendra Modi’s meeting with Nawaz Sharief.... Continue Reading »