Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 | Last Update : 10:46 PM IST

K C Singh

A visionary gamble, or a serious misstep in J&K?

India-Pakistan relations have been impacted along predictable lines, if not the government’s calculated ones.

10 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Any major J&K changes will play into Pak hands

The events in Jammu and Kashmir over the past few days need to be closely examined against this backdrop.

05 Aug 2019 12:21 AM

Trump, Imran & J&K: Wake-up call for Modi

On all three India had to address the increasing US impatience with expected outcomes.

24 Jul 2019 1:32 AM

India needs to rework its tactics on Pak, J&K

Pakistan had earlier linked its airspace reopening to India removing its Air Force fighters from forward deployment.

22 Jul 2019 4:45 AM

Diplomatic challenges mount for Modi 2.0

Choosing not to overfly Pakistan, despite having to take a detour, solidified the impression that India was not yet prepared to engage Pakistan.

15 Jul 2019 1:47 AM


Post-Balakot, Delhi is watchful, not risk-averse

The Pakistan policy of the current government in New Delhi naturally flows from these events.

08 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Match interests with pull from China, Russia, US

The US threatened to take the matter before UN Security Council, where China feared questioning by members in open forum.

01 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Why Donald Trump ‘blinked’ in the crisis with Iran

The implication was that there would be some military action, proportionate to the provocation.

24 Jun 2019 7:35 AM

Risk, opportunity faces India in unstable world

Tariffs on Chinese goods were further raised, and Huawei severed from US supply chains, sharpening the trade war.

13 Jun 2019 3:03 AM

Maldives & Sri Lanka: PM starts with a bang

The presence of the Indian Prime Minister thus sends a strong signal of Indian solidarity with democratic forces in the Maldives. F

08 Jun 2019 12:00 AM


Time for rise of Modi the statesman

It invariably has diminishing returns, the subject targeted compensating by realigning with powers opposed to India.

25 May 2019 12:13 AM

After May 23, India has to reset ties with key powers

The next Indian Prime Minister has to loosen the China-Pakistan alliance by a combination of rewards and punishments.

20 May 2019 12:00 AM

US-Iran spat: New govt needs to rebalance ties

The Narendra Modi government confronts a long list of IOUs that the US is now encashing.

17 May 2019 1:50 AM

Foreign policy options after May 23 verdict

In India, the Narendra Modi government’s changes in foreign policy are both cosmetic and substantive.

08 May 2019 12:31 AM

A big win for India, but wait to see what’s next

The French were the most vocal, specialy after the February attack happened in Pulwama.

03 May 2019 7:05 AM


Balancing Iran, US ties to get harder for India

The US cannot otherwise undo that resolution as the other four permanent members are unlikely to concur.

01 May 2019 2:27 AM

The world can’t pause: Why are polls so long?

Imran Khan thus shrewdly got Pakistan out of the Indian electoral battle, realising he will have to deal with whoever is the next Prime Minister.

22 Apr 2019 12:00 AM

Bibi’s back! Will BJP’s strategy work well too?

The Modi-Netanyahu relationship is undergirded by an unsaid ideological affinity between Hindutva and Zionism.

11 Apr 2019 12:34 AM

Across Asia, populism & democracy is on test

Modi’s ministers poured scorn over the Congress manifesto, without rendering their account of the promises made five years ago.

08 Apr 2019 12:08 AM

Diplomacy off radar as Delhi shifts to poll gear

The manifestos of political parties, when finalised, shall no doubt carry minutiae of domestic and foreign relations.

01 Apr 2019 12:21 AM