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Cool Breeze: The Delhi tango

The Delhi tango There is a lot of consternation in the Congress camp about allying with the Aam Aadmi Party....

virendra

China backs ‘iron friend’ on Azhar, gets isolated globally

Yet Rahul Gandhi shows poor understanding, calling it a diplomatic disaster.   Even if the objective behind Rahul Gandhi’s cheap...

pankaj

Maken-Dikshit feud injuring Delhi Congress

The open infighting in the Delhi unit of the Congress, over a possible alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party, could...

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China risking its own interests for Pak GHQ

Beijing’s unhelpful stance on Azhar runs the risk of upsetting commercial ties between China and India.   It was ten...

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Bertioli: An inspiration for future engineers

Michael Bertioli has been described as one of the greatest engineering brains of the 20th century. This reporter recently had...

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When India and Pakistan start wrestling again

LONDON: The incursion of the Indian Air Force into Pakistan, and its attack on a Jaish e Mohammed training facility...

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Now that the general elections are here

Our democracy has taken root. But in my judgement our democracy is yet to reach its apotheosis.   By the...

ghost

Where and how will your soul go?

Today you are here and tomorrow you are gone. When you pass over to the life after death, this whole...

k

Pak media’s India coverage can be outrageous

TV channels and retired generals and air marshals and self-appointed experts keep stoking the diplomatic fires.   One of the...

bob

Pakistan must be hauled up for harbouring terrorists

Resolve means to end the illegal occupation, to descale military operations in the region and to then take steps to...

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Iran and Taiwan: Two crises waiting to happen

Mutual peeling away of Taiwan-related ambiguity by the PRC and the US points to the rising risk of a cross-strait...

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Cool Breeze: Congress In or Out of Mahagathbandan?

Congress In or Out of Mahagathbandan? Is the Congress in the UP Mahagathbandan or not? According to Congress sources, negotiations...

ravi

Late, but not too much

At present the shadow of war is looming large and boisterous nationalists are having a field day, but incorrigible peaceniks...

pankaj

Compulsions force Sonia to contest LS polls

In political circles, questions are being asked as to why Sonia Gandhi, after announcing her retirement from active politics, is...

virendra

Opposition and its media proxies nitpick on Balakot

Pulwama has changed narrative, nationalism set to dominate Lok Sabha poll.   The story is apocryphal but it still speaks...