Shankar Roychowdhury

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Shankar Roychowdhury

Time to ban conversions

Come, O Aryans, come non-Aryans, come Hindu and Mussalman, Come you English; come, come Christians; come Brahmins, purify your hearts and hold hands with the downtrodden and the out-caste”

Lesson from 26/11: Protect coastlines

On November 26, 2008, ten Pakistani jihadists of the Lashkar-e-Tayyaba travelled by sea to Mumbai in a fishing trawler, infiltrated ashore from rubber assault boats near Cuffe Parade, split up into te

Will Afghan flag soar at Camp Bastion?

On October 26, 2014, the Stars and Stripes fluttered for the last time over Camp Leatherneck, and the Union Jack over Camp Bastion, the two main Nato bases in Afghanistan, as the final phases of the d

Nuclear realities

The significance of the second test on September 15, 2013, of India’s improved Agni-V intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) from Wheeler Island test range, off the coast of Orissa, has to be per

Politics is the art of the possible in which there can be strange bedfellows in pursuit of po-wer.

With the Israeli elections appr-oaching and Prime Mini-ster Benjamin Netany-ahu’s anti-Obama address to the joint US Congress on Iran, there is an air of unreality to the whole exercise.