On the sly

On the sly

India must stealthily overcome Pakistan’s blackmail and terror tactics.... Continue Reading »

Begone

Begone

The country will get a new life when the Congress dynasty ends.... Continue Reading »

Absent intelligence

Absent intelligence

A. S. Dulat’s memoirs won’t be the first or last of its kind. The spotlight must turn on deeper problems of the covert services.... Continue Reading »

Empress

Empress

The more things change, the more they remain the same for J. Jayalalitha.... Continue Reading »

No hope

No hope

The Congress does not think much of Rahul Gandhi’s political ventures.... Continue Reading »

Way to go

Way to go

Ignoring the attacks, Prime Minister Modi must soldier on.... Continue Reading »

Delhi & Beijing

Delhi & Beijing

China is regressing to its immediate post-1949 warring state.... Continue Reading »

Silence please

Silence please

Prime Minister Modi must check the unruly elements in his party and government who are ruining his reforms agenda.... Continue Reading »

Emergency? Not again

Emergency? Not again

L. K. Advani’s ambitions have run ahead of good sense and propriety.... Continue Reading »

Unbeatable

Unbeatable

Rather contrarily, the Sushma Swaraj-Lalit Modi episode has strengthened the prime minister.... Continue Reading »

NDA or bust

NDA or bust

The Janata Parivar will ruin Bihar all over again.... Continue Reading »

Taming Chinatown

Taming Chinatown

India must get its act together on covert operations.... Continue Reading »

Iron hand, velvet glove

Iron hand, velvet glove

The success of special operations will be their own advertisement.... Continue Reading »

Welcome bipartisanship

Welcome bipartisanship

Prime Minister Modi and Mamata Bannerjee showed fine leadership in Bangladesh.... Continue Reading »

Cold war

Cold war

India has to undermine China over the long term to eliminate the Chinese threat.... Continue Reading »

No gloom

No gloom

The economy will take a while to fix.... Continue Reading »

Flank power

Flank power

History suggests a course for India’s rise.... Continue Reading »

Go for broke

Go for broke

Prime Minister Modi must focus all his attention and energies on work and not get distracted by the opposition.... Continue Reading »

Power of one

Power of one

Narendra Modi’s strong prime ministry is the need of the hour.... Continue Reading »

Exposed

Exposed

It looks downhill for Nitish Kumar.... Continue Reading »

Grand strategy..

Grand strategy..

Manohar Parrikar has an opportunity to fly.... Continue Reading »

Capital mess

Capital mess

Delhi should solely be administered by the Central government.... Continue Reading »

Tour protocol

Tour protocol

Criticizing the opposition during state visits is ungracious.... Continue Reading »

Bearding the lion

Bearding the lion

Prime Minister Modi bluntly has sought a quick and equitable resolution of the India-China border dispute.... Continue Reading »

Learning from the bear

Learning from the bear

Russia has lots to teach about handling the Chinese.... Continue Reading »