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Illusions about Taliban dangerous

What’s in a name? Very little, in the world of terror groups. Changes in the labels affixed by groups are...

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Speak up against China

The People’s Republic of China seems to have suddenly upped its ante not just against Taiwan but also against India....

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Temples should welcome all believers

As has been pointed out by scholars of Indian civilisation, ancient wisdom goes that “Janmane jaayeti shudra, karmane jaayeti bahuda”....

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Gender equality backed by the SC

The Supreme Court of India has once again affirmed in the National Defence Academy case that gender equality is an...

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Sanction Pakistan’s maestros of terror

There is a grave in Afghanistan that contains the remains of Prithviraj Chauhan, the king who repeatedly defeated and subsequently...

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US must change its Afghan policy

Those who favour a conciliatory policy towards the Taliban, or in other words, a continuation of the policy adopted by...

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Speak softly but carry a big stick

India has a chequered history of dealing with groups that are implacably opposed to the interests of the world’s most...

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Free Assange, the truth-teller

That there is a chasm between the declared values of the member-states of that constantly bumbling alliance, NATO, is evident...

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President Biden, redeem yourself now

Judging by his recent actions, US President Joe Biden’s problem is that he forgets nothing. Several times during his career...

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Listen to Afghans, not to expat ‘experts’

It is small wonder that the USSR lost the war of occupation that it was waging in Afghanistan in 1988,...

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Big Tech or Orwell’s Big Brother?

There has been considerable focus since the dawn of the SARS2 era at the close of 2019 on the manner...

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Fight India’s enemies, not ourselves

Although the government led by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru saw itself as the inheritors of the British raj, the reality...

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Protect Afghanistan to protect the world

The 45th President of the United States, Donald John Trump, was no politician. Before his swearing-in on 20 January 2017,...

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IMPORTANCE OF IRAN IN INDO-PACIFIC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has demonstrated strategic independence in ensuring that a message from him has been delivered to the...

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Avoid past errors in confronting the Sino-Pak alliance

For several decades since General Zia-ul-Haq took over power in Pakistan in 1977 and soon afterwards hanged Z.A. Bhutto, the...