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India and the Middle East: Delhi begins a re-think

Saturday 7 December '13

The Arab countries of the Gulf are under a separate part of the ministry.
A new day in Asia

Monday 2 December '13

India seems to be the only country that gives precedence to ideology over issues.
Getting real with Hanoi

Tuesday 19 November '13

India’s ties with Vietnam must break with the sentimentalism of the past.
Security Counsel

Saturday 16 November '13

Jaswant Singh addresses issues of national security management, but shies away from a critical, and potentially useful, review of recent successes and failures.
Strategic Autonomy

Friday 15 November '13

Congress deploy the argument of 'strategic autonomy' only against the United States.
Don't blame it on China

Thursday 17 October '13

China, responding to the pressures from Pakistan to match India’s historic civil nuclear initiative.
Chinese takeaway

Wednesday 16 October '13

Beijing has pressed for agreement on regular defence ministerial consultations with Southeast Asia.
The great Game Folio

Friday 11 October '13

A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood.
Irresolute on the world stage

Monday 23 September '13

PM has the opportunity to inject fresh momentum in the engagement with US and Pakistan. Will he take it?
Odd Couples: Obama and Rouhani; Singh and Sharif

Friday 20 September '13

In contrast, there is still uncertainty over the meeting between Obama and Rouhani.
Passive on Syria

Wednesday 18 September '13

Putin’s strategy was not just about standing up against the United States.
Continental China

Saturday 14 September '13

Talking to the Taliban: Between Hope and Experience

Monday 9 September '13

This was the first journey by Karzai to Pakistan after the election of Nawaz Sharif.
The Arab Divide on Syria

Monday 2 September '13

Syria is a critical element of the regional balance of power in the Middle East.
Asian Defence Diplomacy: AK Antony is AWOL, Again

Thursday 29 August '13

India will be represented at the meeting by the minister of state, Jitendra Singh, but the damage is done.
Karzai in Pak

Wednesday 28 August '13

A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood.
Beyond Vikrant

Wednesday 14 August '13

The residual European capabilities for carrier design and construction are actively feeding into Asian warship-building.
The great Game Folio

Friday 9 August '13

A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood
Ending Iran's Isolation: Rouhani's Outreach

Saturday 3 August '13

Scores of foreign leaders, including India's Vice President Hamid Ansari, are joining Rouhani on Sunday.
Finish what you started

Monday 22 July '13

US Vice President Biden’s visit could be an occasion for the political leadership in Delhi and Washington to emphasise the importance of completing the ambitious agenda unveiled in 2005


The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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