Rajeev Sharma

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is an independent journalist and a strategic analyst.

POLITICS

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How India and Japan rattled China with Act northeast policy

The biggest red rag for Beijing is Modi's bold decision to rope in Tokyo in the region's infrastructure development.

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POLITICS

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Can North Korea trigger World War III?

Nuclear weapons in Kim Jong-un's hands is like handing over a razor to a monkey.

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@kishkindha

POLITICS

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Why Cabinet reshuffle won’t see Modi appointing a full-time defence minister

After the amicable resolution of the Doklam standoff, the PM has no urgency to relieve Arun Jaitley of the additional portfolio.

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POLITICS

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Doklam standoff may be dusted, but China will strike India hard

There has been no official assurance from Beijing that it won't resume the construction of the Doklam road.

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POLITICS

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Modi government aims to use sub-quotas in OBC to swing 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The BJP wants to replicate its UP success at the national level in the next general elections.

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@kishkindha

POLITICS

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Doklam standoff: Rajnath Singh just made a cryptic remark about China

It is puzzling because there are no indications from either side that India and China are even engaged in serious formal talks.

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@kishkindha

POLITICS

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Inside story of BJP’s fight against Ahmed Patel and its impact on national politics

During the climactic phase of the 2014 general elections, Modi had given an interview which raised the hackles in the Congress.

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@kishkindha

ART & CULTURE

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Why you listen to Mohammad Rafi when you're in love

Remembering the legendary singer on his death anniversary.

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@kishkindha

POLITICS

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif kicked out, while India sleeps on Panama Papers

It's a marvel why Modi government, which claims to have zero tolerance for graft, hasn't taken any action against the 500 accused in the scandal.

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@kishkindha

POLITICS

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Doklam standoff: Ajit Doval faces trial by fire in China

This will be the NSA's most delicate assignment by far.

Rajeev Sharma
@kishkindha