M.D. Nalapat

Syed Waseem Rizvi heals the wounds of history

The Wahhabis would like the world to believe that the tenets of Islam are intolerant, when in fact the opposite...

PM Modi, free India from ‘Feardom of Speech’

Gauri Lankesh was a woman of enormous courage and a certain daredevil attitude, and this is probably the trait that...

Modi, Xi ensure peace between India and China

Nearly nine weeks ago in India, and about four weeks back in China, key decisions concerning the Doklam standoff between...

Ensure PM Modi be given accurate assessments

At least a tenth, if not a third, of those inhabiting the Lutyens Zone claim to know Prime Minister Narendra...

A new ‘Panchsheel’ needed for BRICS

That Europe as a continent gained mastery over the rest of the globe for close to six centuries is because...

The unfinished promise of Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi was a charismatic personality. However, what was equally undeniable was the under-performance during his 1984-89 stint as Prime...

Pak GHQ using PLA ‘neocons’ to damage India-China ties

Analysts tracking developments within the China-Pakistan alliance of the two militaries warn that the Pakistan side is seeking to move...

Ram temple will transform Hindu-Muslim relations

Even a cursory visit to a country such as Saudi Arabia will show the separation between Shia mosques and those...

Rescue Sino-Indian ties from the Pak morass

Since the 1950s, when Field Marshal Ayub Khan ensured that the military in Pakistan won primacy over the civilian authority,...

Nawaz ouster prelude to GHQ-China alignment

The judicial coup against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan is the prelude to the end of Pakistan’s own version...

US Congress returns to its 1930s follies

After Adolf Hitler was ensconced in power in Germany in 1933, the US Congress (Senate and House) retreated even further...

Lutyens Delhi, stop weakening Global India

On a scale unprecedented since the days of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the NDA II government headed by Prime Minister...

Pahlaj Nihalani shames 21st century India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working towards creating an environment in which knowledge start-ups in India will flourish rather than—as...

GHQ-ISI’s global effort to defame India falters

Worried at the growing distance between Islamabad and Washington and the readiness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to...

India and Modi stand up for Israel

For those who have tracked the 13-year trajectory of Chief Minister Modi in Gujarat, it is safe to infer that...

PM will move from Babu Sarkar to Modi Sarkar

During his 13 years as Chief Minister of Gujarat, it was in Year 4 that CM Narendra Modi hit stride...

Trump-Modi meeting a game changer, despite Beltway sabotage

Both during the 2016 Presidential campaign trail and in his previous avatar as a billionaire businessperson, President Donald John Trump...

A People’s President needs a People’s House

It is doubtful that Mahatma Gandhi would have approved of the first President of India and his successors taking up...

Modi Model should replace Chidambaram constructs

News reports are that some Members of Parliament (MPs) asked Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju for “automatic upgrades” to...

President Trump’s war talk is bluff: North Korea

North Korea will not agree to abandon its nuclear weapons program, as the family-controlled regime in office in Pyongyang regards...

India must ensure security in the Indian Ocean

Although Henry Kissinger took for himself in his imaginings of history the credit for the 1970s diplomatic breakthrough between the...

Freedom of Speech, Rest in Peace

Sensible governments stay away from interference with the internet, save with those exceptional bits and pieces that expose those involved...

‘Sukhoi likely downed by cyber weapons’

Analysts based in the vicinity of New York and St Petersburg warn that the loss, days ago, of an advanced...

SC and PM must expand freedom’s boundaries

Any country which aims to succeed in the 21st century needs to empower rather than constrain its citizens. Unless an...