M.D. Nalapat

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China and Russia key to Iran regime survival

US financial sanctions would be rendered ineffective by Chinese purchases of crude oil, military strangulation of Iran would get broken...

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$1 trillion external investment awaits Modi 2.0 policy matrix

External investors are looking forward to the removal of several business-phobic regulations that serve only to be used as a...

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Ram Mandir needed for secular India

It would not intensify communal tensions, but weaken them to sub-critical levels.   Under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, strenuous...

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Western human rights defenders turn violators

Trump is trying to keep his country’s citizens anchored to a dying industrial past.   The surest way to lose...

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Narendra Modi’s global strategy set to boost India’s growth

The Modi strategy has been to work closely with Beijing and Washington, so as to bring India’s growth trajectory to...

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Will another Syndicate rise in the Congress?

The Nehru family’s complete control over the former ruling party began in 1969.   Fifty years have elapsed since Indira...

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US-China conflict opens door to Sino-Indian border settlement

Unlike his predecessors Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, who believed that the boundary dispute was best left to be settled...

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Garibi Hatao through Minimum Government

PM should ensure policy changes for empowerment of the individual in India.   Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi won more Lok...

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KMT disarray gives Tsai a poll advantage

Tsai is quietly fashioning a security alliance with US. Should KMT return to power in 2021, such moves may be...

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S-400 deal may shatter India’s Indo-Pacific advantage

Several other purchases, such as the planned acquisition of another Akula-class nuclear submarine, may also attract US sanctions. But would...

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Modi, Xi rapport ensures China’s Azhar move

To give credit to US for China’s Azhar turnaround is to belittle decisive effect of India’s own diplomacy, led by...

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Make America White Again: Trump aide Miller

Hopefully, Real Donald Trump will step forward and be the colour-blind unifier.   WASHINGTON: Consider an important difference between US...

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‘Hindu assertion’ is the effect of governance bias

The continuing disconnect from ancient tradition of the three holy sites is creating an invisible sense of victimhood in the...

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India’s CEC becomes Censor-in-Chief

Biopic on Modi has been banned by CEC until 2019 Lok Sabha elections get over.   The present Election Commission...

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Money, muscle, media fail Turkey’s ‘Caliph’ Erdogan

His stifling control over governance has not saved him from electoral disaster.      After 17 years in power, during...

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The North Block-RBI effect on Lok Sabha polls

North Block has continued Chidambaram-era policies with increased gusto. India needs low interest rates, low taxes and low regulations for...

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Forecasts of Opposition defeat are premature

The 2019 verdict will as much be a verdict on the performance of North Block as it will be on...

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Kim on course to resume nuclear tests after Trump’s Hanoi walkout

The North Koreans claim that during the talks in Vietman, Donald Trump was ‘clearly not the person in command’ on...

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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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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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Pakistan army alarmed by change in India’s response to terror

With the IAF strikes, uncertainty has been brought into the operational planning matrix of GHQ Rawalpindi’s asymmetric war on India....

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Modi’s airstrikes have called Pak’s nuclear bluff

He needs to call the bluff of those who cry out that Kashmiris must be given full rights across India,...

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Modi acts against GHQ strategy to turn Kashmir into Afghanistan

Actions show PM has reached the conclusion that as long as GHQ controls Pakistan, there is no hope for peace....

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End seven decades of hopeless hope in Armystan

It is in the world’s interest that Pak controlled by the military weakens financially.   The danger in democracies begins...