Hafiz & Dawood

Hafiz & Dawood

Political will is necessary to neutralize the terrorists hiding in Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Leaving a mark

Leaving a mark

Narendra Modi may be India’s greatest reformist prime minister.... Continue Reading »

Lay off

Lay off

A tough-talking PM will get through to the Chinese.... Continue Reading »

Fixing the cabinet

Fixing the cabinet

Prime Minister Modi needs a new finance minister.... Continue Reading »

The Aadhar way

The Aadhar way

Industry inspirers like Ratan Tata or Anand Mahindra could hurtle through “Make in India”.... Continue Reading »

Damned lies

Damned lies

There is no link between farmers’ suicides and the new land bill.... Continue Reading »

Chinatowns

Chinatowns

There is little India can do to repair broken states like Pakistan and Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

Bellyachers

Bellyachers

A world of good would come should the PDP-BJP experiment in Jammu and Kashmir succeed.... Continue Reading »

Modi’s troubles - 2

Modi’s troubles - 2

The prime minister must break free from Lutyens’ Delhi to win the country to land reforms. The second and last of the series.... Continue Reading »

Modi’s troubles - 1

Modi’s troubles - 1

The prime minister is slipping. The first of a two-part series.... Continue Reading »

The banker’s banker

The banker’s banker

Prime Minister Modi needs to retain Raghuram Rajan for two terms.... Continue Reading »

Uneasy crown

Uneasy crown

Modi can arrest the drift in politics. Will he?... Continue Reading »

The August 1945 riddle

The August 1945 riddle

Nehru looks blacker after the long surveillance on Subhash Bose’s family.... Continue Reading »

Plain talk

Plain talk

Prime Minister Modi is correct to back SMEs.... Continue Reading »

All hands

All hands

Prime Minister Modi needs the best of the Sangh and his ministers to get ahead.... Continue Reading »

Modi & institutions

Modi & institutions

The prime minister is a nation-builder.... Continue Reading »

Nuclear Middle East

Nuclear Middle East

President Obama may have handed victory to Iran’s WMD ambitions.... Continue Reading »

Basit speak

Basit speak

It is rare when Pakistan’s envoy unabashedly supports India’s rise.... Continue Reading »

Reforms at risk

Reforms at risk

By being negligent of distressed farmers, Prime Minister Modi is tempting fate.... Continue Reading »

Mystery man

Mystery man

The more you think you know A. B. Vajpayee the less you do.... Continue Reading »

Imposing costs

Imposing costs

India has let off Pakistan for militarism and terror.... Continue Reading »

Fair exchange

Fair exchange

Prime Minister Modi should build national consensus for acquiring farmland.... Continue Reading »

India trots

India trots

As China falters, its southern neighbour is catching up.... Continue Reading »

Poverty politics

Poverty politics

The battle against the reactionaries will be a long-drawn one.... Continue Reading »

The Rahul comedy

The Rahul comedy

The low drama of the Indian National Congress is unwatchable.... Continue Reading »