Heil China?

Heil China?

India’s northern adversary is unmistakably following in the footsteps of Imperial Germany.... Continue Reading »

Think strategy

Think strategy

Rather light-heartedly, services’ chiefs publicly hold forth on a two-front war.... Continue Reading »

Past as present

Past as present

Thoughtlessly, the Narendra Modi government has internationalized Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Dealing with Trump

Dealing with Trump

Narendra Modi is on a sticky wicket in his forthcoming summit with the US President.... Continue Reading »

Dragon tales

Dragon tales

It will take a lot more to anger China about Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

May Day

May Day

The UK hung verdict injects fresh uncertainty into the free world.... Continue Reading »

Master at the wheel

Master at the wheel

The external situation is ranged against India.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 11

Rating the PM - 11

Concluding the series, Narendra Modi overall has performed poorly as the head of government.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 10

Rating the PM - 10

Under Narendra Modi, the Reserve Bank is a pale image of its former self.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 9

Rating the PM - 9

India’s cross-border operations have become an unfortunate spectacle.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 8

Rating the PM - 8

The army as an institution is under duress.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 7

Rating the PM - 7

Democracy is imperilled today.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 6

Rating the PM - 6

Are we creeping towards authoritarianism under Narendra Modi?... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 5

Rating the PM - 5

The Muslim question refuses to go away.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 4

Rating the PM - 4

Freedoms are under threat.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 3

Rating the PM - 3

Hits and misses mark Narendra Modi’s foreign policy.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 2

Rating the PM - 2

The Kashmir situation has been mishandled.... Continue Reading »

Rating the PM - 1

Rating the PM - 1

Demonetization leaves behind deep economic wounds that won’t heal easily or soon.... Continue Reading »

Shape-shifter

Shape-shifter

India has been gifted with new opportunities in the region.... Continue Reading »

Make haste slowly

Make haste slowly

Emmanuel Macron has a singular opportunity to save France.... Continue Reading »

Stairway to greatness

Stairway to greatness

India has a long way to go before it becomes a major power.... Continue Reading »

Where have you gone....?

Where have you gone....?

If only A. B. Vajpayee were Prime Minister.... Continue Reading »

Erdogan & Nawaz

Erdogan & Nawaz

Here is a way to contain the Pakistan army and save Pakistan’s democracy.... Continue Reading »

Trouble at home

Trouble at home

India’s challenges in Jammu and Kashmir are growing... Continue Reading »

Question time

Question time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks seriously out of his depth.... Continue Reading »