Deepak Sinha

Deepak Sinha

Tectonic shift in US’ attitude

Tectonic shift in US’ attitude

Saturday, 18 January 2020 | Deepak Sinha

The US no longer views West Asia as critical to its economic well-being as it did in the past, when it depended on the oil from that region  Karl Marx once wrote, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” But often times events tend to combine both the...

A bitter pill to swallow

A bitter pill to swallow

Monday, 22 July 2019 | Deepak Sinha

While historical, religious and socio-economic disparities may have forced us to adopt caste-based reservation policies, these very moves have been detrimental to the promotion of meritocracy. India’s loss in the World Cup is an apt example Poet Robert Browning had once said, “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp,...

Avoid catastrophe of a war

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 | Deepak Sinha

Approximately 73 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world finds itself in similar straightened circumstances as the US once again puts into motion steps to curb the rise of another Asian power, China. We must be prepared to tackle the fallout American writer and philosopher George Santayana famously said, “Those who...

How integrated is our command?

How integrated is our command?

Monday, 03 June 2019 | Deepak Sinha

We must have the ability to use our vast range of assets in a coordinated manner to provide the synergy required to realise our foreign policy, security and economic objectives After years of speculation, the Government has finally bitten the bullet and formally named the heads of the Armed Forces Special...

New front in war on terror

New front in war on terror

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 | Deepak Sinha

The local militant Islamist group involved in the attacks neither had the sophistication nor the ability to carry out such attacks. It was clearly steered more by the ISI than IS Despite all the confusion, carnage and horror of the Sri Lankan suicide bomb attacks, that killed at least 359 people...

Douse the anger within

Saturday, 13 April 2019 | Deepak Sinha

While the Government continues to celebrate the armed forces’ performance for electoral gains, it will do well to remember that the basic tenet of warfare is that the man behind the gun matters more than the gun. Its failure to grant non-functional upgrade is all the more hurtful For those innocent...

The politics of Balakot

The politics of Balakot

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | Deepak Sinha

Notwithstanding Pakistan’s best efforts to steer the Pulwama narrative to its advantage, what should worry us is the political orchestration that has not ceased yet There is something about old proverbs. Take, for example, an old adage by Abraham Lincoln: “You can fool all the people some of the time, and...

Stifle the jihadi network

Stifle the jihadi network

Friday, 01 March 2019 | Deepak Sinha

Better sense must prevail and both India and Pakistan must avoid serious conflict that will hardly help either. True progress will happen when Pakistan starts to wind up its terror factory It was the military disaster of 1971 that forced the Pakistani establishment and its military, which runs the country...

State Editions

MP wins a silver medal in swimming

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Five drug peddlers nabbed

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Women’s protest against CAA continues in Lko

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Pratishodh Ki Aag performed at Rangashri Little Ballet Troupe

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP leader joins SP along with 200 supporters

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Soleimani’s killing: A new chapter in US-Iran enmity

19 January 2020 | Yasir Ali Mirza | Agenda

Will Trump’s trial be an endgame?

19 January 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Weekly Natter

19 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Cheers to Italian luxury

19 January 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TRPs have eaten up content’

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

The rapist is you

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer