Bhopinder Singh

Bhopinder Singh

Resetting India Egypt relations

Resetting India Egypt relations

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Bhopinder Singh

Inviting President of Egypt  as the chief guest at Republic day parade can usher in a new era in Indo Egyptian relations President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt made an interesting choice as the Chief Guest for the 74th Republic Day Parade, a first-ever from an Arab country. The choice is...

Seasoned security pointsman at helm

Thursday, 28 January 2021 | Bhopinder Singh

Lloyd Austin, the Secretary of Defense in the Biden Administration, is an old hand in the perilously strategic Afghanistan-Pakistan region Compared to the Donald Trump era, the Joe Biden Administration is expected to be more decentralised, stable and receptive to professional advice from the respective heads of all 15 executive departments....

Indefensibility of amorality

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 | Bhopinder Singh

Though only three US Presidents have been tainted with the blot, Donald Trump is the only one who has faced two impeachments Impeachment is essentially symbolic, but the sort of sticky symbolism with a moral dimension that stands the test of time. History books that transcend time and lives bear the...

Pakistan's sophistry

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | Bhopinder Singh

Its terror-conducive justice system, backed by the machinations of the politico-military-clergy triad, is a hoax. The country had better be prudent Pakistan’s overall criminal justice system on terrorism is a creaking sham, not just owing to the complicity of the politico-military-clergy triad but also due to the compromised nature of the...

Institutional spine

Thursday, 17 December 2020 | Bhopinder Singh

Major institutions refused to buckle under pressure from President Trump when he tried systemic changes to shore up his chances for a second term The undermining of all major institutions of democracy in the United States was afoot in all earnest by President Donald Trump in his four-year tenure — from...

Missing Man, RIP!

Wednesday, 09 December 2020 | Bhopinder Singh

Despite the advent of modern technology and guiding systems, naval aviation remains among the riskiest services Soldiering is extremely risky business, even without the escalation to a full-fledged war. The unpredictable vagaries of nature, machines, circumstances and the operating turf combine to test the warrior at each step – it is...

Fear of peace

Friday, 04 December 2020 | Bhopinder Singh

For politicians like Netanyahu, peace delegitimises their political appeal and instead provocation, tension and violence strengthen the same Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu is a stereotypical Israeli politician, who has served in the Israel Defence Forces (IDF). Hailing from a military family that includes elder brother Yonatan Netanyahu, who commanded...

Illogic and the showman

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Bhopinder Singh

The US under the Trump administration typifies the reckless decision-making of military imperatives without prior experience, counsel or professional advice Traditionally, the US administration has benefitted from the military experience that resides in the “White House.” Prior to their political ascendancy, around 29 of the 45 US Presidents have held military...

State Editions

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Drop Keuta, Kaibarta, Dhibara from SC category'

28 January 2023 | AJIT PANDA | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astrology helps reinvent oneself

22 January 2023 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Winter Care: Tips to Stay Healthy

22 January 2023 | Dr. RP Parasher | Agenda

BUDGET FOR YOUR HEALTH

22 January 2023 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

Finally, Justice for CAPF

22 January 2023 | Rakesh K Singh | Agenda

Himalayan environment at tipping point

22 January 2023 | Prashant Barthwal | Agenda

Agri entrepreneurship can be game changer

22 January 2023 | Dinesh Tyagi | Agenda