Surendra Kumar

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a retired diplomat and expert on strategic affairs.

POLITICS

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What Indians can learn from the death of liberalism in US

From 40,000 Americans marching against white supremacists to influential CEOs quitting the President's council, there is much to be understood.

VOICES

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Modi is clearly India's strongest prime minister

A Congress-mukt Bharat is no longer a distant reality today.

VOICES

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Modi is winning the world with each and every hug

Prime Minister has struck an instant rapport with world leaders like US President Donald Trump and Israeli counterpart Netanyahu.

POLITICS

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By opting out of Paris climate agreement Trump has successfully dented America

While Trump might carry Washington and his ultra-right constituencies with him, the country doesn’t seem to support his decision, not even his daughter Ivanka.

POLITICS

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Why Narendra Modi is India's best hope for 2019

In the globalised world of the 21st century, Modi has been trying to make India great using today’s tools and addressing aspirations of 1.3 billion people.

POLITICS

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Debunking myths about India's reservation policy

Without any impartial study, malicious canards are spread that beneficiaries of caste quotas are incompetent and inefficient.

POLITICS

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Why Modi should be afraid of gau rakshaks

Unbridled vigilantism poses the gravest threat to PM’s vision. He must rein them lest it is too late.

POLITICS

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Donald Trump is ushering in an era of son-in-law diplomacy

Reports suggest that Jared Kushner will be helped by iconic CEOs like Bill Gates, Elon Musk to help find solutions.

POLITICS

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Best thing about Modi is that criticism and opposition makes him stronger

PM's supporters must not allow recent successes to go into their heads.

POLITICS

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Donald Trump will have to be stopped

In the last two weeks, the world has witnessed Trump’s capacity to threaten, antagonise, divide and take extreme positions.