M.D. Nalapat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 12th BRICS virtual Summit

Xi Jinping banks on US-India ‘systemic issues’ to ensure PRC success

The Covid-19 pandemic provided an opportunity for China to overtake the US in comprehensive global power, given that Xi Jinping...

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Republican Party becoming a Trump franchise

A similar takeover of a ruling party took place in India in 1969. SARS-CoV-2, the pandemic which was revealed in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the First Quad Leaders’ Virtual Summit

Kinetic storm clouds gather over Indo-Pacific for Modi and Biden

There are many in the higher levels of policymaking in Washington and Delhi who cling to the belief that the...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairing a high-level meeting on measures to increase the supply of oxygen & oxygen-related equipment,

Six months left for the needed revolution in administrative affairs

This is a point of inflexion for the BJP government. The crisis of 2020-21 calls for PM Modi to ensure...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairing a high-level meeting on measures to increase the supply of oxygen & oxygen-related equipment

Modi’s intervention set to control Covid-19 tsunami within weeks

Of the 162 oxygen plants sanctioned last year under pressure from the PMO, only 35 are in production as yet....

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Catalonia not threat but an opportunity to EU

Were Spain as well as Catalonia both EU members, Spanish citizens can live, work and settle in Catalonia and vice-versa....

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Flying the skies with the Maharajah

During the decade when the UPA was in office, the airline crashed to the ground so far as its financials...

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India should learn from Rodrigo Duterte’s unrequited love

Around 200 PRC ‘fishing boats’ have entered Philippines waters and despite love calls from Duterte to his counterpart in Beijing,...

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Ambivalence is neither strategic ambiguity nor autonomy

Nehru believed that he was neither ambivalent nor ambiguous, but on the side of ‘non-alignment’, whatever that was intended by...

Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden Makes A Statement In Wilmington

DINOs may yet scuttle Biden-Harris policy reset

It is up to Biden-Harris to decide whether the health and lives of billions of people should be preferred over...

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Organised religion needs to promote gender justice

Given the diversity and complexity of Sanatan Dharma and its nearly 1.5 billion practitioners, it is incomprehensible how the presumed...

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Time for dual citizenship in India

Agree to dual citizenship, provided this is confined to vetted citizens of countries friendly to India. No other country in...

US President Joe Biden attends the first Quad Summit virtually with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Quad leaders led by Biden, Modi overcome hostile lobbies to script history

The purpose of the Quad is not to cause a war but to prevent a conflict by demonstrating even to...

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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,...

Disha arrest fuels false narrative

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...

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...