Seema Guha

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a freelance journalist.

POLITICS

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How Nepal election results have a bearing on India and China relations

If KP Oli becomes prime minister, Kathmandu may participate in Beijing's policy of encircling New Delhi.

POLITICS

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Trump's decision on Jerusalem has grave repercussions: What will be India's position?

The move will once again ignite anger across the Muslim world and lead to street protests.

POLITICS

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Why wooing Ivanka Trump is high on Modi's agenda

The US first daughter is leading a high-powered American delegation for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad.

POLITICS

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What arrests of Saudi royals and growing ties between the Crown Prince and Trump reveal

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is reforming the country from within and trying to increase its global influence.

POLITICS

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India is wasting time to get UN to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

It will only play well with the domestic audience, but won't make any difference on the ground.

POLITICS

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Why Mullah Omar's death means little to India

New Delhi is on the back foot in Afghanistan, while the US is relying on Pakistan to bring the Taliban to the dialogue table.

POLITICS

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Why Rajapaksa as Sri Lankan PM is bad for India

Will the former president's return mean having Chinese naval presence within hair's breadth?

MONEY

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Who's afraid of BRICS bank?

All eyes will be on the new institution to see if it can actually deliver as competing with the IMF and World Bank would not be a cakewalk.

POLITICS

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Give Modi and Sharif a chance at peace

It's self-defeating to slam the Ufa meeting as it was a modest step to begin India-Pakistan re-engagement.

POLITICS

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Why Modi and Sharif must hug and give India-Pakistan a second chance

Knowing the prime minister's talent for out-of-the-box thinking, he may spring a surprise.