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India’s Covid-19 tsunami

It is humbling when a columnist must retract his words soon after penning them. Just two months ago, after India rushed millions of dos...

Quad lacks moral authority in South China Sea

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga attends the virtual Quad meeting on March 12, 2021, with US President Joe Biden, Australian Pr...

Indonesia seeks to broker Taliban peace deal in Afghanista...

Afghan security officials stand guard on the outskirts of Helmand, Afghanistan, on Feb. 8. Amid growing distrust over the future...

Biden’s Idea of India and Savarkar’s are poles apart

According to media reports, the US President Joe Biden has picked as many as 20 Indian-Americans for senior positions in his government...

India’s China conundrum

In a unilateral and a surprise move on the intervening night of June 16-17 2020, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) enter...

Kamala Harris and India's laws against "love jihad"

The unpredictable impact of Trump's post-defeat temper on Georgia's January 6 Senate runoffs intrigues me as I wait and watch in Illino...

The 'love jihad' law: A fraud on the Constitution

Americans can heave a sigh of relief that Mr Donald Trump will be finally out on January 20, 2021. Yet, they cannot wish away the sober...

Israel gets boxed in as Iran issue surges

Iran’s nuclear water reactor in the city of Arak “Iran’s scientific and defense policies won’t change beca...

Joe Biden’s world order

In less than four years, outgoing US President Donald Trump has achieved what, historically, only devastating wars had done: recast the...

Slow death of liberal democracy in India

The Constitution of India has a Preamble. Not many people read the Preamble or understand its significance. Even those familiar with se...

America’s Iran strategy takes a heavy hit

An Iranian military truck carries parts of a S-300 air defence missile system during a parade on the country's annual army day on Apr...

Bangladesh: a strong supporter of Non-Aligned Movement

Bangladesh has been an ardent supporter of the Non-Aligned Movement from its inception. Since our independence, Bangladesh has adopted...

Impunity, thy name is Uttar Pradesh

A young girl died on September 29, 2020, at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. In her statement given on September 22 to a magistrate, the...

Peace is within reach in Afghanistan, a hasty int’l withdr...

An Afghan Army soldier flashes the peace sign from an armored vehicle during a training excercise in Herat on Sept. 24. We have ar...

India’s silenced parliament

After a nearly six-month hiatus, the Indian parliament will reconvene in mid-September at a time of deepening national crisis. But I fe...

The making of a Hindu India

On August 5, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya. This fu...

Why US Indo-Pacific strategy will fail

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump Since Donald Trump was elected to the US presidency, he has expan...

Modi's brutal treatment of Kashmir exposes his tactics – a...

At midnight on 4 August 2019, phones in Kashmir went dead and internet connections were cut. On 5 August 2019, a year ago today, 7 mill...

New cold war will not stop US decline

Why has the US attitude toward China changed so profoundly?  The origins lie in the 2008 financial crisis. The relatively stable...

How Iran-China deal could alter the Middle East's balance...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Chinese President Xi Jinping  The Iranian government has reportedly approved a draft 25-...

Putin had a dream to reset the world order

Moscow has a way of signalling to the White House on critical issues from time to time through public statements calibrated to catch Pr...