Overextension

Overextension

India cannot influence events in Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

Beyond 2 plus 2

Beyond 2 plus 2

The Indian economy does not need the further encumbrance of US secondary sanctions.... Continue Reading »

Get real

Get real

The threat of a flash war with China has sharply risen.... Continue Reading »

Self-goal

Self-goal

The Donald Trump-26 January fiasco manifests the waywardness of India’s present foreign policy.... Continue Reading »

Cease the madness

Cease the madness

The NRC controversy is sullying India’s image in the neighbourhood.... Continue Reading »

Band-Aid

Band-Aid

Amidst tensions on the frontiers, there are crude leaks about army cost-cutting... Continue Reading »

Sound and fury

Sound and fury

India has experienced attrition of global power under Narendra Modi.... Continue Reading »

Stairway to greatness

Stairway to greatness

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

Fighting the dragon

Fighting the dragon

Eventually, India has to reject the One China Policy.... Continue Reading »

Trouble at home...

Trouble at home...

Internal schisms are impairing Narendra Modi’s foreign policy.... Continue Reading »

Mess as policy

Mess as policy

Demonetization has failed. The sooner the Prime Minister accepts this, the better.... Continue Reading »

India & realism

India & realism

The country must tap its foreign policy legacy and goodwill to power ahead.... Continue Reading »

Modi & demonetization

Modi & demonetization

This is the last chance to rid the country of black money.... Continue Reading »

Strategic autonomy

Strategic autonomy

India is dealing with the menace in the neighbourhood on its own. No Great Power can limit India’s policy actions.... 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 »

No gloom

No gloom

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

Talk softly

Talk softly

Leave the issue of modifying the nuclear doctrine to the government.... Continue Reading »

Festival blues

Festival blues

India is squandering its soft power.... Continue Reading »

Pax Indica-lite?

Pax Indica-lite?

India is finally rising.... Continue Reading »

Speed breakers

Speed breakers

We need bullet trains and more.... Continue Reading »

Decline and fall..

Decline and fall..

Nothing can save the Indian National Congress.... Continue Reading »

Be warned, Prime Minister

Be warned, Prime Minister

Foreign powers are determined to undermine the Narendra Modi government.... Continue Reading »

Putin’s gambit

Putin’s gambit

Western interventions in the Middle East must be rejected by India.... Continue Reading »

Advani’s tragedy

Advani’s tragedy

It’s the story of a man who couldn’t be Sardar Patel-2.... Continue Reading »

Self-help

Self-help

Japan cannot be India’s reliable long-term partner against China.... Continue Reading »