M.D. Nalapat

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Despite GHQ-PLA unrestricted warfare, India’s time begins now

The battle of systems for mastery over the Indo-Pacific will be decided during the current decade. The reality is that...

Berkeley: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi at the event 'India at 70: Reflections on the Path Forward' at the University of California, Berkeley on Sept 12, 2017. (Photo: IANS/@INCIndia)

Rahul’s RSS card works, but for the BJP

Rahul’s verbal sallies on the RSS reinforce a perception that Congress continues to seek to make the majority community accept...

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Euro-Atlantic Quad takes shape under Macron

A ‘coalition of the willing and the able’ should be formed from within the European members of NATO that would,...

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Disha arrest fuels false narrative about India

To assume that incarceration enhances the ability of police to glean actionable information from an individual may not be correct...

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Sasikala could be the decider in TN polls

Will AMMK and AIADMK collide and make certain a DMK victory, or will they form an alliance? The All-India Anna...

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Melt-India external nexus using innocents as cover for operations

Even though a small portion of the farming community appeared to be unhappy with the three farm laws, their agitation...

A boxing match between the USA and China

Beijing looks to Biden going the Nixon-Kissinger way 

China’s offer in effect is cooperation on climate and trade matters in exchange for recognition of Beijing’s overlordship of the...

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Alien links to domestic terror ignored in President Biden’s political focus

The problem facing Biden is that several of the political veterans who have long been active behind the scenes believe...

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Keeping reform in abeyance is not an option

Instead states need to be given the power to decide whether they will continue with the old system or switch...

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Direct Benefit of Experience can create good policy

A day of DBE every month needs to be brought into the calendar of VVIPs holding positions that involve financial...

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Capitolgate: Trump made into A.Q. Khan of U.S.

The flames of hate were fanned by the 45th President of the US. However, other players may be active as...

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Settle differences in conference rooms, not on the streets

Would not keeping in abeyance a law on the reported ground that there are protests against it give an impetus...

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Boris Johnson resembles Heath, not Churchill

Even if he had come and left the day after arrival, symbolism of the potential for an enhanced relationship between...

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A cautionary tale for India from the 1950s

The Korean War offered an opportunity for the US to open a second front in Tibet, but India rejected any...

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Return to the past won’t work in Kashmir

The ‘domain experts’ who over decades helped fashion dysfunctional policies towards J&K by the Centre are now demanding a ‘return...

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PLA ALLY GHQ RAWALPINDI’S TERROR TOOLKIT MAKES DEADLY PROGRESS

In several of the theatres where terror training by on-leave Pak Army officers is taking place, it is not India...

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Modi, Johnson and the confluence of democracies

Cold War 2.0 has begun, and India seems on track to be part of the partnership of democracies opposing the...

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Wall Street readies to sabotage Biden’s China fightback

It will be clear from statistics that President Trump’s battle to retain US primacy has been less than successful, in...

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Medical diplomacy is more than vaccines

Therapeutics now and vaccines later need to be made available even to countries under US financial sanctions, but which are...

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Supreme Court defends citizens

The apex court said that it was its duty to act in a situation where deprivation of liberty for a...

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Mounting BRI debt could trip PRC in currency war with U.S.

Those prophesying imminent doom for the PRC base much of this forecast on an expected meltdown of the Chinese financial...

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President Biden will pick up the PRC’s gauntlet

Should Joe Biden revert to the China-friendly policies of the Clinton era, voter backlash against the Democratic Party would be...

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Biden-Harris on course to prove critics wrong

Given the tantrums of the outgoing administration, the challenges Biden will face on entering the White House will be unprecedented....

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Moral policing wrecked Nitish Kumar’s tally in Bihar

The dent in the finances of the state because of the liquor ban caused a reduction in government programs and...