M.D. Nalapat

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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...

Protest in Iran after killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani

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...

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Partition Deniers continue to divide and mislead

Nehru ought to have obliterated differential treatment between Hindus, Muslims.   An advancing society remembers its failures and seeks to...

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Kim Jong Un prepares ‘deadly deterrent’ against US first strike

In the calculation of military planners advising the DPRK leadership core, a second strike by North Korea that reaches Guam...

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Elizabeth Warren faces the Clinton machine

A Warren Presidency would clean up the US financial system of the privileged few who have squeezed hundreds of billions...

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Fadnavis inaction on Ajit Pawar recoils

Had Fadnavis shown greater diligence in bringing Ajit Pawar to book during 2014-19, the NCP would not have secured the...

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AIMPLB should learn from Jehangir, not Aurangzeb

Restoration of the three holy sites of Hindus would ensure communal harmony.     It was Emperor Jehangir who permitted...

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Warzones heat up as US-China conflict continues

A conflict may erupt in a range of theatres, most likely the Taiwan Straits, the South China Seas and, because...

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India-Taiwan (IT) era has finally arrived

Interest and investment of Taiwanese companies in India have accelerated.     There has long been talk (albeit less action)...

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Warning: PC Network is striking back

North Block and the babus have armed themselves with punitive powers.     The single biggest impediment to growth in...

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Donald Trump and Ilhan Omar unite for Erdogan

The same Trump who had headed the global campaign against Wahhabism has joined forces with the only Wahhabi ever elected...

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PM Modi, reverse Sonia’s police approach to economy

Officials must be warned not to utilise coercive powers given by the Sonia system.   Narendra Modi was elected in...

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‘Xi besting Trump in US-China struggle for supremacy’

‘Xi Jinping has shown a capacity to absorb short term reverses willingly and take a longer term view in his...

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US Congress must save Trump from himself

Graham-Van Hollen sanctions bill against Turkey needs to be adopted at speed if Washington is to recover from the geopolitical...

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Modi 2.0 overcoming PC network’s sabotage of economy: Experts

The fallout of Chidambaram’s arrest has been underwhelming. The effect on stock markets, investor sentiment as well as global financial...

Kurds demonstrate against Turkey's military action in northeastern Syria in Zurich

Trump freeing 40,000 hard-core ISIS fighters

He gave the ‘go ahead’ in this destructive (to international security) operation.     Redemption is at the heart of...

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No power can prevent implosion of Armystan

China is spending tens of billions of USD in a futile effort at rescuing Pakistan.     During the British...

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Yemen war will kill MBS reforms

War would result in the meltdown of many ruling structures in the Middle East.     In a global economy...