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Abhijit Bhattacharyya

Hari Singh’s 1939 constitution in J&K marked a first in South Asia

Incidentally, 81 years later, on the same day, August 5, 2019, J&K state was bifurcated into two Union territories by India’s Parliament.

05 Sep 2019 12:59 AM

Crocodile tears in dragon’s eyes? Show China Tibet, J&K ’47 maps

Understandably, both Pakistan’s and China’s common interest in J&K originates from the “enemy’s enemy” theory.

21 Aug 2019 1:19 AM

What’s really behind Trump’s ‘offer’ on Kashmir? A long-term US strategic plan

India is a good business location for high-profile American individuals who institutionally represent their country too.

02 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

A battle over culture? India, China & heritage of Kailash Mansarovar

Having traversed across the mighty Himalayas for several years, up to 20,000 ft, several points occur to this columnist.

19 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

India’s rising corruption: Can we shake off this ‘national neurosis’?

There could be many ways to define corruption: it’s a subject like an ocean!

27 Jun 2019 12:30 AM

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The growing Lockheed mystery: Why is US in a rush to push F-21 to India?

The F-21 seems to be an offshoot of the single-engine F-16 multi-role fighter.

20 Jun 2019 2:47 AM

It’s time for India, Japan to tango

Japanese technology does provide the basic desired level of confidence.

03 Jun 2019 1:24 AM

It’s economics, really! What lay behind China’s switch over Masood terror tag

There thus emerge myriad factors and multiple actors for China, from which to make a compelling choice.

08 May 2019 12:05 AM

Why China is desperate for India to join BRI

China has got a real taste of profits from the Indian market.

25 Apr 2019 1:14 AM

Keep Dalai Lama out of Valley, resolve J&K issue from within

It’s purely a travel document issued by the ministry of external affairs, mostly to Tibetan refugees, along with other stateless people.

04 Apr 2019 12:15 AM

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China is playing a long, deep game: India needs a more robust strategy

Playing the traditional Chinese waiting game to wear out, exasperate and exhaust the rival, opponent or critic.

26 Mar 2019 12:56 AM

Pulwama to Abhinandan: Before & beyond, towards a new Great Game

Terror for Pakistan is the most effective and useful instrument of the state to cut India.

11 Mar 2019 12:15 AM

Tejas was Aero India 2019’s real star & lessons to be learnt from Bengaluru

In the “attack fighter” category too, out of five products worldwide, China’s share stands at two — SAC J-18 and SAC JH-7.

28 Feb 2019 2:24 AM

The China-Canada diplomatic mess should be a warning to South Block

Not surprisingly, the Canadian diplomat did not endear himself to his colleagues and countrymen.

08 Feb 2019 12:07 AM

Dragon’s deceit: Is Soros right about Xi plans?

The best, or worst, possible consequence of Mr Soros’ statement is that the official Chinese reaction appeared to be numb.

31 Jan 2019 12:45 AM

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‘To tell its story better to the world’, Xi’s China ramps up India propaganda effort

The message is loud and clear. China will do anything and everything possible to take on foreigners, to take China forward.

21 Jan 2019 12:38 AM

418 yrs after John Company, new trade imperialists eye India again

New Delhi’s desperation, to open up to China is simply bewildering.

08 Jan 2019 1:26 AM

Of matters naval and geopolitical: India, Russia and United States

India’s ability and intent to operate beyond the Indian Ocean region is a non-issue.

18 Dec 2018 12:17 AM

Targeting India from within: Are we ready to foil China’s strategy?

Coming back to the Chinese, just a few instances of the gross misdemeanour of its nationals (in India) will suffice.

30 Nov 2018 12:35 AM

With INS Arihant, India rises under the sea

Arihant, by itself, is not the end, but the beginning of the sea power of the Indian State.

13 Nov 2018 1:04 AM

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