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Surendra Kumar

Shashi sutra will set in motion a process to rejuvenate Congress

Jyotiraditya Scindia should be made the chief minister in Madhya Pradesh and Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan.

07 Aug 2019 1:16 AM

Style, grace and efficient governance in Delhi marked Sheila’s 15 years as CM

The process of constructing flyovers and the Delhi Metro were initiated by her — these have been expanded and taken forward by her successor.

23 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Foreign policy is increasingly making an impact in polls

The defence minister Rajnath Singh has echoed similar sentiments.

21 Jul 2019 12:24 AM

Trump not a unifying force in the US & abroad

The respectful courting of Mr Kim paradoxically encourages Iran and other countries to acquire nuclear toys by hook or crook.

12 Jul 2019 12:28 AM

Beset by crisis, Congress has to win the perception war to stay relevant

Rahul has every right to remain steadfast in his values and his idea of India.

10 Jul 2019 2:28 AM


The Osaka G-20: Some breaking of ice and temporary truce, but no consensus

Evidently, in terms of the political, military and financial clout, the G-20 is a formidable organisation.

04 Jul 2019 12:08 AM

India & US can nurture their strategic ties with ‘tradeoffs’ and compromises

The statements of Mr Pompeo and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar reflect an unmistakable tone of realism.

01 Jul 2019 12:04 AM

India and US: Can the ‘natural allies’ now dance?

Yes, India’s import duties on several US products are high, but the way in which Mr Trump seeks to set them right seem ill-advised.

22 Jun 2019 2:09 AM

Is Congress betraying symptoms of a death wish?

Unless Rahul Gandhi shows courage and wrests Amethi back from Smriti Irani, few will take him seriously.

08 Jun 2019 12:05 AM

The perfect team for 2nd innings must deliver

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s induction as the minister of external affairs has been the biggest surprise.

03 Jun 2019 1:18 AM


Get out of the ostrich trap, make ‘Captain’ the Congress’ skipper

The Congress party should take a leaf out of the BJP’s book and carry out a surgical strike on its own leadership.

27 May 2019 1:27 AM

After huge 2nd mandate, Modi mantra should be ‘raj dharma’

It's now apparent that the disenchantment with the Modi government on these issues was exaggerated.

25 May 2019 12:03 AM

Why is Donald Trump raring to strike at Iran?

One of the main negotiators from the Taliban side is its commander, once imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay.

22 May 2019 1:00 AM

‘Half-truths’ and ‘post-truths’ hold sway as India is in grip of election fever

Election campaigns sharpen the Indian genius to come up with catchy slogans and acronyms filled with derision and ridicule.

09 Apr 2019 12:22 AM

Road ahead after Balakot: Invite Dalai to heal J&K

Pakistan’s complicity in planning, supporting, directing and executing terrorist attacks in India is well documented.

26 Mar 2019 12:59 AM


Are we headed for Ek Bar Phir, Modi Sarkar?

The interim Budget was friendly to the middle class too.

13 Mar 2019 1:39 AM

The new reservation policy may not work

Notwithstanding the “Bua-Bhatija” alliance for 2019, the harsh reality in UP is that a lot of the atrocities on dalits are inflicted by OBCs.

25 Jan 2019 12:10 AM

Halt toxic discourse... Our politics is at its nadir!

It appears that India’s political leaders have lapped up, quite indiscriminatingly, two Chinese ideas.

10 Jan 2019 12:15 AM

What kind of ‘national identity’ does a culturally-pluralistic India have?

Though inseparably associated with the Hindu religion, the coming Kumbh Mela presents India’s cultural pluralism on a huge canvas.

04 Jan 2019 12:08 AM

How India-US ties will transform: An ‘open embrace’ or a ‘tight hug’?

The credit for refining the hug as a potent tool of diplomacy and using it to trigger much warmth and positivity goes to Narendra Modi.

28 Dec 2018 12:05 AM