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Sunanda K Datta Ray

Sunanda K. Datta Ray | Caring governance vital to save lives & India’s future

The devastating second wave might not have struck so ferociously had it not been for the government’s triumphalism

28 Apr 2021 7:23 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Why world can’t afford to take a chance with China

Is China a land of peace contented with its status? Or is it arrogantly determined to be the next superpower?

13 Apr 2021 1:11 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Weak Britain reluctant to confront aggressive China

Ramping up criticism of Beijing not only risks deterring future Chinese investment but could undermine British businesses in China

31 Mar 2021 7:25 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | India needs hate crimes law on lines of Scotland

Actually, modern Scotland is a liberal, secular and civilised nation which has not known any blasphemy prosecution for more than 175 years

17 Mar 2021 7:34 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | If Biden can’t punish MBS, US image will take ethics hit

Surely the world’s only superpower claims a higher moral role than just organising the distribution of weapons and pocketing the profits

04 Mar 2021 7:24 AM

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Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | ‘Vaccine passports’: Key to safe travels is flawed

Vaccine passports will prevent travel by people from countries that will not get vaccines for months, or even years

18 Feb 2021 4:16 AM

Sunanda K Datta-Ray | Future unclear in Suu Kyi country: Do generals have a post-coup plan?

Like all those who stage coups, the Tatmadaw says it will hold a 'free and fair general election' after the emergency ends

04 Feb 2021 7:38 AM

Sunanda K. Datta Ray | Thoughts on democracy as Trump exits, finally…

For it should never be forgotten that 74 million Americans voted for the man who now seems bent on destroying the edifice on which he stood

19 Jan 2021 6:41 AM

Sunanda K Datta Ray | Hope in the new dawn after ravages of 2020?

India’s rich became richer amidst the pain and penury, death and disease that marked 2020 as a year of suffering

01 Jan 2021 4:18 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Boris’ fumbling holds lessons for the world

While British waters are much richer in fish than the seas surrounding Europe, British trawlers make their money selling to European nations

10 Dec 2020 12:05 AM

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Sunanda K Datta-Ray | If ‘Trumpism’ outlives Trump, America loses

During the last four years the United States suffered what former President Barack Obama calls 'truth decay'

25 Nov 2020 1:59 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Why presidential system might not suit India well

Many world leaders secretly aspire to the methods and priorities that made Trump such a sinister authoritarian figure of formidable power

11 Nov 2020 11:46 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Biden or Trump: Who’s win is better for India?

This time, too, it might be a mistake to go too much by appearances … or the experiences of other parties with different perspectives

28 Oct 2020 9:27 AM

Sunanda K Datta Ray | Tackle Xi in Myanmar but don’t forget the Rohingyas

The electoral outcome is bound to leave a heavy imprint on Myanmar’s place on the chequerboard of Asia’s power politics

12 Oct 2020 11:21 PM

Sunanda K Datta-Ray | Are we ready for ‘give & take’ with China at LAC?

Identifying the border in Arunachal is difficult because the British left large stretches of it without delineation or demarcation

24 Sep 2020 12:22 PM

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Sunanda K Datta-Ray | After COVID devastation, India to need rebuilding

If the pandemic does end in two years, as WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus predicts, it will leave behind a ramshackle India

26 Aug 2020 8:02 PM

Sunanda K Datta-Ray | Make India stronger in order to take on China

As Dr Manmohan Singh, has always reiterated, the Asian ecosystem has ample space for India and China both to grow together

12 Aug 2020 4:58 PM

Sunanda K Datta Ray | As US, China spar; India needs to fend for itself

India must consider its own long-term geopolitical imperatives more than American overtures

29 Jul 2020 4:51 PM

Sunanda K Datta-Ray | Don’t allow rancour to hinder ties with Nepal

India has had problems with Nepal long before there were any with China

14 Jul 2020 6:56 PM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | India’s colour bar: Why ‘fairness’ touches nerve

Nandita Das, a well-known young filmmaker and actress, says even a superficial name change is a step in the right direction

01 Jul 2020 6:16 PM

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