The Modi government needs to retaliate, though perhaps now unwilling to risk provoking China before the Lok Sabha polls.
16 Mar 2019 12:03 AM
The revenge component was driven by the BJP’s desire to show an image of being more muscular in defending India than its main opponent, the Congress.
08 Mar 2019 12:10 AM
The BJP, meanwhile, had been assiduously working since the "surgical strike" following the 2016 attack on the Uri military camp to foment jingoism.
01 Mar 2019 12:00 AM
What makes his travels absorbing is that he has combined on foot journey with hitch-hiking wherever roads and traffic permitted it.
24 Feb 2019 8:03 AM
All three have condemned terrorism in general terms but shown no evidence of berating Pakistani sponsorship of terror.
18 Feb 2019 12:37 AM
The government and the national media have let their attention wander from key events that shape geopolitics.
13 Feb 2019 3:08 AM
Even the external affairs minister often sometimes the terminology wrong in what it calls a list of “extraditions”.
06 Feb 2019 2:31 AM
France’s President Emmanuel Macron has been weakened by domestic street protests and his climbdown for peace.
23 Jan 2019 1:24 AM
The nation most likely to rupture Brics is Brazil, under its recently-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro.
18 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
Afghan national security adviser Hamdullah Mohib was in India on January 3-6 for parleys with India’s NSA Ajit Doval.
08 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
She has been in power since 2009 and has essentially remained India-friendly all through.
02 Jan 2019 1:10 AM
The outcome will depend on what troops are actually withdrawn.
26 Dec 2018 6:30 AM
China may not fully understand the dynamics of domestic Indian politics, but it can — and will — calculate the implications.
17 Dec 2018 12:00 AM
The worry is that the use of diplomacy to spring a fugitive in a politically-sensitive case may not end with Michel.
10 Dec 2018 12:03 AM
Bilateral and trilateral meetings of leaders invited more attention than the summit speeches.
04 Dec 2018 1:37 AM
The Afghan imbroglio draws Pakistan into a growing dissonance, if not confrontation, with the United States.
21 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
India should judge Chinese projects in its maritime neighbourhood by smarter red lines, which cannot mean a zero Chinese presence.
17 Nov 2018 7:08 AM
The BJP spokespersons are no longer sticking to their traditional line that the BJP would abide by the Supreme Court ruling.
09 Nov 2018 12:26 AM
In the 2015 presidential election, China allegedly funnelled funds to Rajapaksa through its port development budget.
31 Oct 2018 12:16 AM
India has prominent lawyers in private practice, including at the Union level as attorney general and solicitor general.
26 Oct 2018 12:25 AM