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109th Day Of Lockdown

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S Nihal Singh

Trump-Kim meet looms... It all seems totally unreal

North Korea has given no hint of what it really wants if it is to give up its nuclear weapons.

14 Mar 2018 12:28 AM

Will ‘honest politics’ work for Kamal?

Kamal Haasan has been saying all the right things, including the need to practise honest politics.

26 Feb 2018 12:05 AM

Zuma’s exit: Will it herald change in Africa?

South Africa, we must remember, has one of the highest inequalities in the world as well as an appalling rate of joblessness.

19 Feb 2018 4:51 AM

All-out war on Cong puzzling: What is Modi’s real gameplan?

The PM realises that a democratic form of government gives India global respect, but he’s a man in a hurry.

09 Feb 2018 2:30 AM

What’s Modi’s plan for India after 2019?

Does Mr Modi have a roadmap beyond the victory post-2019?

26 Jan 2018 1:48 AM


New Mideast ballgame: Saudis, Israel in charge

The world has sympathised with the Jews for what Nazi Germany did to them in the past.

11 Dec 2017 12:24 AM

Some disturbing trends evident in Gujarat race

Modi’s main opponent in Gujarat is the Congress Party and he must therefore paint it in black colours.

04 Dec 2017 12:14 AM

An African Spring after the ‘coup’ in Zimbabwe?

The question on everyone’s mind is whether the events in Zimbabwe are like the equivalent of an “Arab Spring” in Africa.

20 Nov 2017 12:13 AM

Saudis & Iran hold the key as Mideast sizzles

Saad Hariri is a close Saudi ally and under Lebanon’s peculiar system the President must be a Shia while the Prime Minister is a Sunni.

07 Nov 2017 12:16 AM

Amid closer ties with US, don’t ignore other links

New Delhi was obviously pleased with the underlying theme of the homily and called it an optimistic view.

23 Oct 2017 12:32 AM


EU needs to chart a new course

The police tried to manhandle those going to vote deepening divisions, for which Madrid belatedly apologised.

09 Oct 2017 1:21 AM

Merkel’s top priority: Restore order to EU

Merkel is often billed as the world’s most powerful woman.

26 Sep 2017 1:46 AM

Opposition flounders as it hunts for a leader

The BJP now prepares for the general election with the aim of capturing as many more states as possible.

11 Sep 2017 1:22 AM

In Mideast, chasing an elusive peace

Syria is in its seventh year of civil war, with protagonists on various sides near exhaustion.

28 Aug 2017 2:17 AM

Modi and Kovind offer a glimpse of ‘New India’

President Kovind has no election to fight in the near future, and he was therefore free to express the Sangh Parivar’s true objectives.

16 Aug 2017 2:01 AM


As Trump flounders, Xi set to make gains

Washington has levers against Beijing but using them in the form of tweets in making foreign policy as he goes along is a road to disaster.

14 Aug 2017 12:29 AM

Pak melodrama is full of twists

Politicians might govern the country after a fashion, but the Army lives by its own rules and is above reproach.

01 Aug 2017 12:01 AM

Trump’s ambitions need Indian finesse

Trump’s daughter Ivanka was also made an adviser and given an office in the West Wing of the White House.

20 Jul 2017 2:16 AM

Crisis as India stands in way of Chinese dreams

One has also to look the India-China relationship against a wider canvas.

17 Jul 2017 3:18 AM

Israel & Palestine: Modi must keep ties balanced

President Trump has aced the discussion by suggesting that he is for a one-state or two-state solution if the two parties agreed.

03 Jul 2017 12:21 AM