M.D. Nalapat

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Team Modi must follow PM’s example for India’s success

Country is looking towards steps to ensure that the blockages caused by administrative processes get cleared away. Immediately after Prime...

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Time for patience, discipline for 1.29 billion brethren

These qualities are essential to ensure that we emerge with a smile from the  period when the virus has made...

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India Dream calls for ReMo 2020 under PM Modi

The time has come for the PM to go ahead with a 2020 ReMo (remonetization) of the Indian economy, involving...

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A Biden-Harris ticket would energise Democrats

Kamala Harris would better meet the needs of voters who have received the dirty end of the stick in the...

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Bharat Shakti calls for unbound Yuva Shakti

India needs to be liberated from chokehold of regulations that favour the well-connected and their foreign partners over domestic talent,...

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Putin’s Covid-19 oil shock designed to topple US dollar

Both MBS and Putin have initiated measures that will have the eventual effect of ending the 1971 link between petroleum...

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The Covid-19 threat is also an opportunity

The Covid-19 age may result in more services getting done from home, a trend that is expected to multiply in...

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Covid-19 crisis may ensure Modi makeover of economy

RBI seems to be of the view that the Covid-19 economic emergency will be a transient phenomenon. No crisis measures...

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After Kurds, now Afghans get betrayed

Trump is seeking to insert a Trojan horse into Kabul in the shape of Taliban elements backed by Ankara, Doha...

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President Trump, welcome to India, the essential U.S. ally

The visit of President Trump to India is about more than a meeting between two friends, Donald and Narendra. It...

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For Nehru, ‘freedom’ was only for himself

Nehru made freedom of speech conditional on the will of the bureaucracy.   In a democracy, governments cannot be equated...

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India must rectify Aurangzeb’s excesses

Rediscovering the truth of the past is essential to the building of a better future. Holocaust denial is a thought...

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Women deserve the right to command in battle

Whether or not soldiers would respect their commanding officer would hinge on the perceived qualities of that commander and not...

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Xi Jinping bets China’s future on slaying the Devil Virus

Before Xi Jinping took personal charge of measures to battle the novel coronavirus, official response to the crisis took nearly...

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In India the Supreme Court is supreme

In the 21st century, any policy based on religion is an anachronism. According to the Times of India (30 January),...

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Time to choose sides in Indo-Pacific Cold War

It’s imperative for India to choose either US or Chinese side in matters military.   The Atlantic Alliance became the...

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Trump impeachment designed to protect Hillary Clinton

The Clinton machine within the Democratic Party has converted the grassroots drive to impeach President Trump into ‘safe’ channels designed...

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Double citizenship the way forward for CAA

The persecuted may be given Indian passports, retaining their original nationality.   Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi has long shown...

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Soleimani must be smiling at Trump

There is a certain inevitability in the chain reaction caused by Soleimani’s killing.   President Donald J. Trump has based...

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Putin and Xi may gain hugely from Trump’s Iran war

The US President has gambled on igniting anti-clerical protests in Iran and scaring away the Iranians from a retaliatory response...

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The bill for property loss must be paid

Proportionate financial punishment must be carried out in cases of loss of property.   Whether because the colonial structure of...

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Ideology, not votes, led Modi and Shah to CAA

CAA amid tension-filled period of economic slowdown proves their goodwill.   Judging by the energetic manner in which Prime Minister...

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2020 should witness India’s Dream Budget

Tax rates must be reduced and the taxpayer should be respected, not hounded.   Anecdotal evidence of growing prosperity in...

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Breakthrough unlikely during Wang Yi visit despite Xi-Modi rapport

After just two Xi-Modi ‘personalised diplomacy’ summits, it seems clear that on the Chinese side at least, the India file...