Raghu Dayal

Need leaders who can sacrifice

Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 | Raghu Dayal | in Oped

Luxurious over-indulgence of Indian politicians and their kingly attitudes give us a clear impression of the decaying and disfunctioning condition of the country’s ruling class devoid of all groundedness, having long forgotten the duty called ‘public service’ Recall the adage; the more the things change, the more they remain the same....

Failed society. It’s what we are

Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 | Raghu Dayal | in Oped

Every 20 minutes, a rape is reported to be committed somewhere in the country. What a testimonial for a nation claiming to be the world's largest vibrant democracy, besides a hoary, hallowed civilisation! We have female deities but we exploit women Nothing has really changed since the despicable Nirbhaya gang rape...

Pakistan must see enemy within

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2016 | Raghu Dayal | in Oped

It does not matter if there has been a change of guard in Pakistan Army, be it General Bajwa or anybody else. Islamabad’s DNA vis-ŗ-vis ‘enemy’ India, will not change, Pakistan has an Army that owns the country Notwithstanding the perfidy of Kargil, inflicted by Pakistan after former Prime Minister Atal...

India mustn’t become soft

Friday, 08 Apr 2016 | Raghu Dayal | in Oped

It’s imperative for the country to adapt to the challenges ahead and usher in a semblance of good governance Outraged at the recent drowning of two men in an uncovered manhole in the national capital, the Delhi Government seems to be considering some swift deterrence measures. Have we forgotten the drowning...

Learn to deal with a toxic jelly state

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | Raghu Dayal | in Oped

The Pathankot attack proves that it is utterly naÔve to attempt a dťtente with Pakistan, a divided state, where the radicalised Army rules the roost Though a clichť, the fact is that no real peace can be negotiated with Pakistan without the tacit nod of its Army. America itself...


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