The way forward for Priyanka Gandhi
The capacity of the Congress to formulate its political message is limited to the projection of Priyanka Gandhi as its leader. She must use this opportunity to formulate a political message for the Congress, of the Congress, and by the Congress, and this is the way forward for the party.
Fallacies in Foreign Policy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is clearly adept at carrying forward the edifice of foreign policy built by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh regimes. However, his government has not come up with incisive ideas that would be of economic or strategic significance to India.
Dealing with China: Lessons from the Past
The deaths of 20 Indian soldiers in a conflict that should have been avoided is a sign of failure on the part of the Narendra Modi government, but the Prime Minister can still turn this situation around.
The sorry state of affairs in the Congress party
The selection of Mr Kharge and Mr Deve Gowda by the Congress and the JD (S) against the BJP’s choice of grassroots workers perfectly sums up the position of these parties in Karnataka in particular, and in the country in general. The sun is setting on the grand old party, as well as on the formerly socialist parties, while the BJP continues to be the party of fortunes.
Beyond the LAC conflict
The developments over the past month are not only unusual but unprecedented, as per most of the strategic thinkers in India. Lt Gen H S Panag (retd) has described the scenario best when he said that India’s fingers have become trapped under Chinese boots.
Politicking for power and the power of politics
Amit Shah's eye continues to be fixed on Maharashtra. But there are three reasons why the BJP is likely to allow the Uddhav Thackeray-led government to continue. Parimal Maya Sudhakar explains.
A long year and the deep desire for change
India is about to complete one full year of the second term of the Modi government. It has already felt like the longest political year of the present era.
India on Gilgit-Baltistan: Posturing without Policy?
There is nothing about India’s policy on Jammu and Kashmir that would encourage anyone living in PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan to hope that New Delhi may offer them better terms than Pakistan does.
Contemplating the future of the post-COVID-19 world
The world has witnessed many defining moments since the end of the Second World War. Each of those moments constituted a complete break from the past and was indicative of the dawning of a new era. Today, we are living through yet another pivotal moment in the world.
May Day Musings on Migrants under Lockdown
The present policy of ‘lockdown without preparation’ generates a suspicion about the intent of the ruling class. Even as the question why, in the first place, the lockdown was announced without an iota of preparation, remains to be answered, the delay of one full month to come up with any substantial relief to the migrant workers, raises a new range of questions.