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Abhijit Bhattacharyya

Why does Panipat the movie make Afghans see red? It’s simply history

It was reported that “there are perceptions that the movie insulted Ahmad Shah Abdali, prompting sharp reactions from many Afghan citizens”.

05 Dec 2019 1:09 AM

After RCEP, what’s the road ahead?

An astonishingly ambitious plan of action without doubt, RCEP invariably had to have its bumps.

15 Nov 2019 12:43 AM

Why India should not become a part of RCEP

In reality, India’s foreign trade deficit woes continue unabated even today, thus leading to the desperation for quick remedial measures.

31 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

From Wuhan to Chennai: Xi’s long journey

It must have been a meeting of head, heart and mind by the leaders of the two Asian giants, with a population of over 2.7 billion people.

15 Oct 2019 1:07 AM

As IAF turns 87, merge HAL with it

Indians have failed the IAF, thereby pushing the country into a state of despair, in the face of a multi-dimensional Sino-Pakistani threat.

08 Oct 2019 1:25 AM

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As China, at 70, hits back at the West, India needs to watch out

It is important to check China’s contemporary economic and financial standing.

30 Sep 2019 12:11 AM

Don’t send our troops into Afghan ‘valley of death’

History is replete with instances of foreign armies entering Kabul vertically, and ending their journey horizontally to Afghan graveyards.

17 Sep 2019 1:24 AM

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

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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

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

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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

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

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