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K C Singh

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

UN report on Kashmir is a challenge to Delhi

While the report attempts to appear balanced, criticising Pak actions in the parts of Kashmir that it occupies, the real target is clearly India.

18 Jun 2018 4:44 AM

Summit fever: Qingdao, Quebec and Singapore

China has been allowed to open a branch of a bank and has in turn allowed controlled entry to Indian pharmaceuticals.

11 Jun 2018 5:05 AM

After swings and hugs, some realism returns

Relations with Pakistan represent a major policy failure.

30 May 2018 1:21 AM

Modi, US & Russia: Is this neo-nonalignment?

India’s geopolitical environment has mutated considerably since Donald Trump became America’s President.

23 May 2018 12:23 AM

Nurture links to Nepal, keeping China in mind

Indo-Nepal relations would need careful nurturing after the foolhardy gambles of 2015.

15 May 2018 12:26 AM

After Wuhan, India and China on ‘reset’ track?

The Indian statement, after some introductory moralising on the need for strategic convergence, addresses the border issue.

30 Apr 2018 12:32 AM

Closer India-Nepal ties vital, restore trust first

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s domestic slogan “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas” was extended to the neighbourhood.

09 Apr 2018 12:18 AM

Trump targets Moscow as a diversionary tactic?

Russia had also not yet resurrected its role in West Asia to defend Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime.

29 Mar 2018 1:28 AM

Diplomatic brawl with Pak may not end soon

After India chose to retaliate in kind, the Pakistanis have recalled their high commissioner for consultations.

19 Mar 2018 6:29 AM

Opaque defence deals may impact Paris ties

The French foreign minister was in India on an official visit during India’s May 1998 nuclear tests.

13 Mar 2018 12:20 AM

Trump’s America now a global rule-breaker?

The US trade deficit in 2017 in goods and services was $566 billion, though this balloons to $810 billion if you exclude services.

06 Mar 2018 6:15 AM

Trudeau’s India ‘storm’: It’s time to heal bruises

Canada is a reliable source for high quality uranium and foodstuffs, including pulses.

26 Feb 2018 12:02 AM

Iran Prez’s visit signals India’s Mideast balance

President Rouhani has vast experience as a long-serving national security adviser of his country.

19 Feb 2018 4:42 AM