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

POLITICS

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Modi's Trump Card: How Narendra Modi can control Donald Trump's domination of Asian nations

Donald Trump's ‘My way or highway’ approach leads to discord and heightens prospects of conflicts. It isn’t diplomacy, it's dadagiri! And India, led by PM Modi, must stand up to it.

VOICES

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MeToo: MJ Akbar, my friend whom I admired, and for whom I now have some advice

The editor-writer-politician was once an awe-inspiring figure. Today, hit by a series of serious harassment charges, he evokes the opposite response.

VOICES

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Why Pranab Mukherjee needs to be hailed for attending RSS event

The speech was a win-win for all: RSS, BJP and Congress can each cherry-pick what they like from it.

POLITICS

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How Kim Jong Un may ultimately 'trump' Donald

The US president and the North Korean ruler have kept the world on the edge with their unpredictability and volatility.

POLITICS

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Donald Trump should not have insulted Modi. It will hurt America

The American president must understand that world leaders are not his employees. They don't owe their positions to him.

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.