Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 | Last Update : 02:26 PM IST

Bhopinder Singh

Govt can’t drop its guard in J&K

It is no one’s case that certain individual mistakes, excesses or even policy failures have not happened.

16 Jul 2019 12:52 AM

Iran: What does Trump not want us to know?

In popular American culture, the inflexion point of the US-Iranian fracture was the 1979 Revolution and the subsequent hostage crisis.

08 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Not more of the same: How we can now defeat ‘alienation’ in Kashmir

Conveniently, temporary reprieves are simplistically read as substitutes for addressing the fundamental issues.

28 Jun 2019 12:39 AM

China, US & India: Just look at the ‘transactional’ opportunities

he non-sentimentality of a net “gain-loss” calculation in the realpolitik framework defines the Chinese approach.

14 Jun 2019 1:02 AM

China gets a dose of Pakistani terror industry

The authorities have tried to play down the incident with very scant details emanating in terms of the destruction and loss of lives.

26 May 2019 12:09 AM

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Have focus on religio-moral deligitimisation of ISIS

The Sri Lanka terror attack reiterates the real problem area, again.

12 May 2019 12:10 AM

We must save the ‘truth’ in our politics

The hawk-eye on every word uttered by Mr Trump has led to a systematic documentation of all false statements made in terms of issues.

28 Apr 2019 4:38 AM

Why do politicians invoke ‘Pakistan’ to get votes?

Pakistan was, is and will, unfortunately, remain an ‘enemy’ state in all likelihood.

16 Apr 2019 1:12 AM

Kabul calls bluff on Islamabad’s deceit, chicanery on Afghanistan

Pakistani infamy in “ball-tampering” and “game-fixing” have entered the diplomatic lexicon as well.

05 Apr 2019 12:10 AM

Defending the symbolic value of donning a camouflage cap

There is obvious politics and a larger agenda in national postures and conversations during such moments.

28 Mar 2019 12:51 AM

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Politics of return & rehabilitation: Some lessons

Their firm handling also reinforces the onus of reciprocal-change onto the misguided youth who now seek to return.

12 Mar 2019 2:36 AM

Keep Army insulated from political trespass

At the heart of the issue is the unwarranted interference in the independence of these institutions and forces.

16 Feb 2019 12:09 AM

Contradictory moves on Pak by Washington

The immediate implication of this move is the inevitable centre-staging and involvement of Pakistan in the new realm.

04 Feb 2019 12:20 AM

India’s diaspora not always pro-India

The current political leadership in Mauritius, Portugal, Ireland and Trinidad & Tobago has an impressive sprinkling of diaspora members.

28 Jan 2019 1:22 AM

The ‘spirit’ and timing wasn’t ‘accidental’ at all

The matter is not one of legality or constitutionality, as both support the unquestioned right to freedom of speech and expression.

22 Jan 2019 1:30 AM

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Hype and scepticism prevails over China’s new ‘Mother of all Bombs’

All global conflicts since the Second World War have necessitated the exclusive deployment of “conventional” weapons.

14 Jan 2019 12:11 AM

Chinese lesson: How not to tackle radicalisation

Following the 9/11 carnage and inter-linkages of various terror groups, the US treasury dept had designated the ETIM as a terrorist organisation.

28 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

‘Lone wolf’, sniper hits may see a spurt in J&K

The epicentre and levers of angst will more and more emanate from within the Valley, as opposed to across the border.

14 Nov 2018 5:15 AM

Decoding the Riyadh-Islamabad quid pro quo

Saudi Arabia in particular has had a special relationship with Pakistan, with Islamabad getting described as “Saudi Arabia’s closest Muslim ally”.

05 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

India’s run with raksha mantri post

Sadly since Independence, India’s tryst with this sensitive post has been increasingly time serving, patronising or political.

24 Oct 2018 2:33 AM

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