Bhopinder Singh

Bhopinder Singh

Biblical rhetoric stirs controversy

Biblical rhetoric stirs controversy

Monday, 17 June 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

As Netanyahu faces mounting pressure, his future leadership hangs in the balance amidst growing calls for a more humane approach to the conflict In politics, symbolism matters. In the biblical-civilisational land of Palestine or Ha’aretz Hamuvtakhat (‘Promised Land’) which birthed Abrahamic faiths, symbolism is even more significant. Therefore, Israel’s most extreme-right...

Presidential choices make veterans rueful

Presidential choices make veterans rueful

Friday, 15 March 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

The United States finds itself in a peculiar predicament where the choice between Biden and Trump feels more like picking the ‘less bad’ option The United States of America has a strange conundrum of choosing the ‘less bad’ Presidential option amongst geriatrics in Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump. One...

A tumultuous path ahead for Pak Govt

A tumultuous path ahead for Pak Govt

Tuesday, 27 February 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

The spectre of a ‘selected’ Government looms large as the discredited PML-N and PPP join hands, perpetuating the charade of democracy in Pakistan Imran Khan led PakistanTehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had witnessed a forced exodus of its leadership, disallowance of the party name/flag, and even the incarceration of Imran Khan himself, yet it...

Messi confronts China in his own way

Messi confronts China in his own way

Monday, 12 February 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

China's psychological warfare extends from visa manipulations to Messi's ‘snub,' providing a taste of their own strategy in return Last year, three Indian Wushu players i.e., Nyeman Wangsu, Onilu Tega and Mepung Lamgu, were given stapled visas to travel to China, for the World University Games. All three were proud Indian...

Tank Zorawar to rule the battlefield

Tank Zorawar to rule the battlefield

Saturday, 03 February 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

Tank Zorawar is expected to dominate the proceedings of war with its fleet-footedness, adaptability and instinct for battle on punishing high altitudes Legendary (and sadly unsung) Dogra General, Zorawar Singh, is arguably the boldest, noblest and most successful Indian warrior whose unparalleled conquests entailed far-flung regions of Ladakh, Baltistan, Skardu and...

Taiwanese conundrum for mainland China

Taiwanese conundrum for mainland China

Friday, 26 January 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

The best bet for the Chinese is to seek organic support for ‘reunification' with the main land from the Taiwanese themselves. A coercive posture and rough language would not help Contrary to Chinese assertions, insistences, and sensitivities to what it unilaterally calls ‘Chinese Taiwan’ or ‘Taiwan, China’, the Republic of China...

Trump exploits legal loopholes

Trump exploits legal loopholes

Tuesday, 16 January 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

As Trump faces charges of election interference, his reliance on presidential immunity raises concerns about the erosion of democratic values in American politics Donald Trump has historically abused technicalities to justify his conduct. Trump’s businesses have involved over 4,000 state and federal legal actions, including six bankruptcies. Contrary to established precedent,...

Pak General plays a rare secular tune!

Pak General plays a rare secular tune!

Monday, 01 January 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

General Muneer is  playing a very different tune, optics, text and the accompanying outreach as part of the much-needed recalibration It is the regressive effect of religiosity that the politicos are in no position to take a stand against religious extremism and if anything, they have to maintain a façade of...

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