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A flashback to victory

Monday 6 January '14

On the India-US nuclear deal, PM took the initiative, risked his government and triumphed.
Compromise is no crime

Monday 16 December '13

AAP must know that politics is the art of the possible, more so in the coalition era.
Bracing for Bali

Thursday 28 November '13

India should worry about the multilateral trading system, not food subsidies.
Love from Tokyo

Thursday 21 November '13

The Emperor and Empress return to Delhi after 30 years to open a new chapter in ties.
The Singh doctrine

Wednesday 6 November '13

PM has left a clear stamp on foreign policy, even if UPA2 let him down.
No zero-sum games

Monday 21 October '13

Both India and China would be better off learning to cooperate while competing.
The inheritor as insurgent

Monday 30 September '13

Why Rahul Gandhi's outburst against the government strains credibility.
The return of Russia

Thursday 26 September '13

The Syria crisis has brought Russia back to global centrestage.
The wider vision

Monday 2 September '13

Why India must reach out to the subcontinent’s constituency of peace at all times
Credibility crunch

Tuesday 20 August '13

How a risk-averse UPA lost the confidence of markets and investors.
Election therapy

Thursday 8 August '13

Early polls would help investors snap out of wait-and-watch mode
A world to win over

Wednesday 24 July '13

India must actively make it up to global investors, not suspect Western policy intent
Talking to Kerry

Monday 17 June '13

Singh-Kerry talks were consequential in the past. They could be again
That man from Rio

Wednesday 15 May '13

Geo-politics defined new WTO chief’s candidacy, geo-economics will shape his tenure
CAD and effect

Friday 19 April '13

Have the economic slowdown and rising deficits hurt India’s global profile?
Changing course in Africa

Friday 12 April '13

The continent is experiencing rising rates of growth. But will growth be translated into development?
Five thoughts on China

Monday 25 March '13

Together, leaders of India and China can craft a Panchsheel for a new time
Asia’s Revolt against Empire

Saturday 29 September '12

Pankaj Mishra’s new book is a provocative read with a deeply flawed worldview — it’s the West versus the rest
A new Merkel in the making

Thursday 30 August '12

German leader visits China, with an eye on her image at home and in Europe
Altering expectations

Friday 10 August '12

The most important step for enhancing economic security is to set a timetable for market-based energy pricing


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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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