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 |  2-minute read
Munich security conference, FATF, Terrorism, Pakistan

Did Pakistan Army chief just admit to sponsoring terrorism in India?

Qamar Bajwa's speech at the Munich Security Conference confirmed what New Delhi has been saying all along about Islamabad.


 |   Long-form
Congress, BJP, Interlocutor, Army

In Kashmir, history repeats itself - first as pellets, and then as 'talks'

The possibility of a truly democratic society in India is somehow intrinsically linked to how we talk to and about Kashmir.


 |  Breaking Views |  6-minute read
Nirav Modi, Modi government, PNB scam

Why Narendra Modi is the butt of Nirav Modi jokes

In the end, it's the ironies of the NiMo-Mehulbhai-NaMo that are driving the humour.


 |  5-minute read
NDA, BJP, Modi, Lok Sabha 2019

6 big states show 'Modi magic' may not last till 2019

Infighting in state units, disgruntled allies and disappointed voters may make things difficult for the BJP in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.


 |  4-minute read
Jagmeet Singh, Khalistan, Canada, Justin Trudeau

Why Modi 'snub' will help Justin Trudeau back in Canada

The way media played out the alleged slight by India will most likely strengthen the Canadian PM's position and compound Jagmeet Singh's challenge.


 |  Musings from afar |  5-minute read
Diplomacy, Narendra Modi, Tehran, Chabahar

India seriously needs to worry about its ties with Iran

Tensions between Washington and Tehran constrain the strategic space for New Delhi.


 |  6-minute read
Pinarayi Vijayan, Communists, SP Shuhaib, Political violence in Kerala

Killing of Youth Congress leader SP Shuhaib may spark a wave of violence in Kerala

Marxists will have to come around to the reality that extermination politics has no place in a civilised society in 2018.


 |  5-minute read
Second Amendment, Gun violence, Gun control

Why United States takes its guns to school

Because a history of mental illness and violent tendencies is no barrier to getting a weapon capable of murder.


 |  3-minute read
BJP, Devendra Fadnavis, E-governance, Maharashtra

Why Maharashtra BJP's e-governance plans have flopped

Three of Devendra Fadnavis’ schemes have failed due to miscommunication.


 |  5-minute read