Sushant Sareen

OPEN TO OPINION

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The writer is Senior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation

POLITICS

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The enigma of elections: No one knows why, but everyone fakes it

No, it's not possible to accurately analyse exactly what happened in the Assembly polls. But we can foretell what's coming now.

POLITICS

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Indian govt has rushed into the Kartarpur Corridor in inexplicable haste. It will repent at leisure

For a country that has faced repeated betrayals from Pakistan, it is another historical blunder for our government to again place faith in it.

POLITICS

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‘Boom boom’ Shahid Afridi bowls ‘no ball’ on Kashmir

The Pakistani cricketer said Pak should forget about Kashmir. Instead, he was made to forget his own words pretty soon.

POLITICS

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How Naya Pakistan is capitulating before its clerics

Welcome to Naya Pakistan – just like the Purana Pakistan.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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The 'Sheikh Chilli' economics of Imran Khan

A near-bankrupt Pakistan has only two choices. It can go to the IMF and suffer reforms. Or it can carry on with its lies, vagaries and economic wet dreams

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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India's grandstanding on 'strategic autonomy'

In mouthing rhetoric on ties with Russia and Iran, India is risking alienating a friendly USA. The gamble is not worth it.

POLITICS

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Why there can be no India-Pakistan dialogue even after 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Given the immutable reality of the India Pakistan equation, New Delhi would be best served if it builds its capabilities to deter and deny, and if required punish Islamabad.

POLITICS

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Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara: How Navjot Singh Sidhu is playing into Pakistan’s hands

Pakistan is trying to revive the Khalistan movement by raking up emotional issues, and people like Sidhu are gladly obliging.