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 »

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 »

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 »

Art of the deal

Art of the deal

The political process must commence in Jammu and Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Jhappi-pappi state

Jhappi-pappi state

It is pathetic how far behind India has fallen in strategic thinking.... Continue Reading »

Scaremongers

Scaremongers

India faces vast external threats in this time of disunity.... Continue Reading »

Power & balance

Power & balance

The pendulum of politics does not tolerate extremes.... Continue Reading »

At home

At home

The Uttar Pradesh victory would add to the Prime Minister’s international standing.... Continue Reading »

In our time

In our time

The sanity and wisdom of A. B. Vajpayee has been never felt more wanted than now.... Continue Reading »

The Deng way

The Deng way

India has something to learn from the founder of modern China.... Continue Reading »

UP & foreign policy

UP & foreign policy

Narendra Modi’s overall victory in the state elections will aid the country’s external affairs.... Continue Reading »

Look ahead

Look ahead

Raising the profile of the Dalai Lama has consequences. Hopefully, India knows what they are.... Continue Reading »