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Columns

How India lost its neighbourhood

The worst casualty has been our relationship with China. There is an unprecedented Chinese build up taking place in Doklam.

07 Jan 2018 12:28 AM

Heading for elections, via Saudi route

It was a surprise comeback since many among us had strived to import a permanent stamp on Mian Sahib’s flight from Pakistan.

06 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

Be flexible on reforms, ensure ‘pain’ is shared

Fiscal 2018-19 is littered with state-level elections followed by the national general election in the first quarter of the next fiscal.

06 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

Saudi role in Pak growing

Indeed, the Sharif family owed much to the Saudis for getting them out from Gen Musharraf’s prison and hosting them during their exile.

05 Jan 2018 12:06 AM

‘Persian Spring’ rattles Tehran, won’t shake it

As in the case of the Arab uprisings, the social media has played a key role in mobilising the demonstrators.

05 Jan 2018 12:06 AM

The year of the missing: Where’s our humanity?

All genocidal intent in India’s new policy is a clerical act of reclassification and the Rohingya go missing.

04 Jan 2018 2:58 AM

Discontent will not die out in Iran

Tehran, like everyone else, was caught on the hop, and evidently remains uncertain about the gravity of the threat it faces.

04 Jan 2018 2:58 AM

As polls loom, a critical year for democracy

The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif also opens up a small and wholly inadvertent window of opportunity for democratic progress.

03 Jan 2018 12:05 AM

Globally, India must play a waiting game

India’s Pakistan policy of boycott and threats has faltered as Pakistan is even more defiant.

03 Jan 2018 12:05 AM

In politics, caste still a dominant factor

Smart publicists were rewarded handsomely for giving the BJP a worldly gloss.

02 Jan 2018 12:31 AM