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Sunanda K Datta Ray

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | 20 years after 9/11: India must adapt to new world

Even a 'Hinduist' India’s aim should be to secure the goodwill of a stable Afghanistan that is not a base for terrorist attacks

13 Sep 2021 3:22 AM

Book Review | An immigrant’s progress and other scoops from Old Blighty

Did Ronald Reagan really think after seeing Attenborough’s film that Indira Gandhi was the Mahatma’s daughter?

12 Sep 2021 2:30 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | India must be watchful as it begins Taliban dialogue

The Sifarat-e-Hind, as the embassy is called, in Shahre Nau, was one of India’s best guarded diplomatic establishments

02 Sep 2021 1:05 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Colonial era tools don’t belong in a democracy

Justice delayed is justice denied, especially in district and subordinate courts where 33.3 million cases were pending last year

17 Aug 2021 2:06 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | India must avoid getting entangled in US crusade

It was a warning that despite PM Modi’s right-wing bias, too close a relationship with the US is not in India’s long-term interest

03 Aug 2021 11:59 AM

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Sunanda K Datta-Ray | Afghan turmoil, Pak role: What keeps India unsafe

The spectre of Afghanistan again under the fundamentalist Taliban haunts global thinking

21 Jul 2021 12:28 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | India-China peace: Who will take the first step?

China’s disdain for verbal gymnastics recalls Deng Xiaoping’s advice to hide your strength and bide your time

08 Jul 2021 12:45 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Biden B3W vs China BRI: Is India the odd man out?

India can expect even less sympathy (and no support!) from ASEAN, whose collective trade with China jumped last year to $731.9 billion

22 Jun 2021 7:03 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Why monopoly of power is a threat to democracy

In short, no matter how legitimately political power is acquired, justice demands the balancing factor of an opposition

10 Jun 2021 1:03 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Israel & Gaza: Use truce to find a lasting solution

Although both adversaries accomplished their immediate political goals, the fragile peace can collapse any moment

25 May 2021 7:23 AM

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Book Review | If only our netas read Gandhi, instead of making him a deity

With Covid fatalities soaring, we can hardly dispute the Mahatma’s opinion

23 May 2021 11:24 AM

Sunanda K Datta Ray | Amid pandemic, Britain, EU eye India trade deals

India desperately needs the emergency medical aid that is pouring in from several richer countries

12 May 2021 12:28 AM

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

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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

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

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