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K C Singh

A changing UN might offer India a new role

The United States has decided to reduce its UN peacekeeping contribution from 28.5 per cent of its total budget to 25 per cent.

17 Sep 2018 1:27 AM

2+2 is a step forward, but it’s no grand leap

The reality of military cooperation with a major power is summed up in the adage — in for a penny, in for a pound.

08 Sep 2018 12:50 AM

We need maturity over foreign aid in disasters

The Union government must display alacrity and large-heartedness in putting Kerala back on its feet.

27 Aug 2018 12:00 AM

A visionary who reshaped India’s global role

Vajpayee wanted to allay Pakistani fears that India, particularly his own party, the BJP, wanted to undo the Partition of 1947.

18 Aug 2018 1:22 AM

Time for defence, not offence, in diplomacy

The news leak that US President Donald Trump would be the Republic Day chief guest next January was neither confirmed nor denied by New Delhi.

13 Aug 2018 12:31 AM

Imran’s governance test: Will he be a pragmatist?

The first question is whether the Pakistan Army has been able to achieve its objective of having a Prime Minister who shares its worldview.

27 Jul 2018 12:17 AM

Modi’s ‘African safari’: Of Xi, Brics and more

The five nations constitute 26 per cent of the world’s land mass and 43 per cent of its population.

23 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

If Trump comes calling, be ready for the debris

Others have noted that Mr Trump has never criticised Mr Putin, Xi Jinping or Kim Jong-un, whereas he rarely misses a chance to skewer his allies.

16 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

Trump’s Europe foray: New options for India?

The moment of reckoning came when Berlin Wall fell in 1989, followed by the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.

10 Jul 2018 12:45 AM

A new ‘nonalignment’ is India’s best option now

India could, as seems to be happening, apparently accept the US demarche and reel back its outreach to Iran and Russia.

02 Jul 2018 6:05 AM