The writer is Consulting Editor, The Pioneer
Aesthetically repugnant as he may be, many of the US President’s policies, if he walks the talk, represent an opportunity for India to further its national interest Of all the speeches, tweets and off-the-cuff remarks which together constitute President Donald J Trump’s articulation of the US’ global policy priorities and ideological...
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Oui, or our nationhood defined — how the Macron visit could be more than the sum of its parts if we get our embrace right From solar power to defence deals, Asia-Pacific security to the possibility of France replacing Russia as India’s all-weather ally at a time when Moscow seems recalibrating...
The Commentariat has its knickers in a twist over the Army Chief speaking his mind on the issues of the day. let's examine why Scare-mongering has long been the refuge of the pseudo-secular post-Nehruvian Indian elite and the middle-class which has survived on its crumbs, especially when it comes to matters...
It’s entirely possible that the lok Sabha and major State elections will be held together in end-2018. That has nothing to do with the simultaneous poll debate It is difficult in the rather chaotic ecology of contemporary Indian politics to separate issues that at times overlap but we must if for...
The unexceptionable notion that there should be no holy cows in intelligent, sober public debate is undermined by its compromised proponents 'Everything is political’, used to be the default position right up there with ‘define your premise’ in collegiate debates for many from the privileged, public school classes who came of...
When a nation’s temper and its institutions are contraindicative it’s time to begin anew. We are currently sitting out the last gasp of a dying order The last thing an Indian citizen should do is get caught up in the vicious quasi-personal ideological battles being waged over the Four Judge...