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Mohan Guruswamy

Why unlearnt lessons of 1962 still haunt us

Today India is a rising power, but a somewhat less surefooted one than China, which is now an economic and military superpower.

20 Nov 2018 12:02 AM

False info, false testimony in Rafale dogfight

The Modi govt has begun to pay French vendor Dassault 7.85 billion euros for 36 Rafale jets, or an average-per-fighter cost of 217 million euros.

16 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Ease of doing biz: Get the right indexes right

In the real India, it still takes 156 days to get a building plan sanctioned, and 1,445 days in court to get a judicial verdict on a civil dispute.

02 Nov 2018 12:20 AM

Looking back: Pandit Nehru vs Sardar Patel

Mr Modi has invested hugely in creating the illusion that the Congress Party’s preferred leader was the Sardar and that Nehru was imposed on it.

31 Oct 2018 12:16 AM

India need not choose between Japan and China

Right now the only countries with the cash reserves to be bankers to India’s plans are China and Japan.

28 Oct 2018 4:52 AM

America is central to the economy of drugs

The world’s major cocaine production centres are all located in South America.

27 Oct 2018 12:31 AM

Who got the Bofors money?

The GHN45 howitzers were indeed very good, and with base-bleed shells, had the longest reach of all howitzers available then.

23 Oct 2018 12:20 AM

Will India and China fight a war again?

The lesson of 1967 has been well learnt by China, just as the lesson of 1962 has been absorbed by India.

18 Oct 2018 4:43 AM

Economics Nobel: From esoteric to practical

The Nobel Prize in Economics has mostly tended to go to scholars doing esoteric research in economics.

16 Oct 2018 12:49 AM

Of John Harvard and ‘Veritas’: An Ivy League campus tale

Harvard University was officially founded by a vote by the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

12 Oct 2018 12:15 AM