Aug 25,2019

19 months spent in jail changed Arun Jaitley

The demise of Arun Jaitley leaves a vacuum not only in our polity, but also in our hearts.

Mar 15,2018

Moving to the city

India has been a reluctant urbaniser in the past. Through a series of programmes and legislation, the NDA government is moving t..

Jun 10,2017

UK’s election of delusions

In calling an unnecessary poll, PM Theresa May displayed both hubris and distance from reality

Jul 21,2016

The pliant steward

UN faces a crisis, but its new secretary general is unlikely to upset tradition, challenge the permanent members.

Jan 22,2016

And diplomacy won

The fruits of the Iran nuclear deal, visible from this month, demonstrate the necessity and benefits of multilateralism.

Jan 27,2015

Day after the summit

Obama visit elevates India-US ties, paves way for convergence outside bilateral areas

Sep 26,2014

A new compact against IS

The international community is trying to evolve a global counter-terror strategy. It’s important to get the strategic diagnosi..

Aug 29,2014

Clash: 5 J&K students quit Punjab college

College closed after fight over ‘cheering’ Pak cricket team.

Jul 17,2014

Cast a wider Net

India needs to break out of the status quo on internet governance.

Jul 02,2014

No easy way out

The escalating sectarian civil war in Iraq is dangerously poised. Apart from consequences for Iraq

Jun 29,2014

No easy way out

In Iraq, urgent task is retrieving nationals. But brace for more consequences.

Jan 09,2014

Not handled with care

In 2013,India failed to manage important bilateral relationships,or to communicate the rationale of foreign policy initiatives.

Sep 10,2013

No good options in Syria

Post military-strike scenarios are frightening from every angle,including from the US security perspective.

Aug 30,2013

No-win in Syria

Obama's red line on chemical weapon use has come to haunt him.

Jun 27,2013

Wide asleep on the net

The Snowden revelations point to the urgency to overhaul the current architecture of global internet governance