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Free Indian foreign policy from Nehruvian dialogue habit to trap China-Pakistan Axis

16 Jul 2017

Free Indian foreign policy from Nehruvian dialogue habit to trap China-Pakistan Axis

Politicians are perjurers of prophesy. They pull out distortion spells from the grimoire of their ambitions and manipulate facts to project a magical future for ...

NaMo’s hugs and handshakes diplomacy defies interpretation and mocks convention

09 Jul 2017

NaMo’s hugs and handshakes diplomacy defies interpretation and mocks convention

A handshake with history is every leader’s passion; embracing destiny is a prerogative. India’s frequent flyer prime minister, Narendra Modi, does the first with the ...

In cine-led tamil politics, Rajini could be the enigma force for BJP’s power drive

25 Jun 2017

In cine-led tamil politics, Rajini could be the enigma force for BJP’s power drive

Reinvention is the survival mantra in both politics and cinema. Looking for a new role and script, 66-year-old superstar Rajinikanth feels his hour has come ...

Spirit, not just letter of the Constitution, will decide Modi’s prez for smooth agenda

18 Jun 2017

Spirit, not just letter of the Constitution, will decide Modi’s prez for smooth agenda

Size doesn’t matter. Not on Raisina Hill. Or else, the might of the President of India would have towered over the Prime Minister in the ...

To redeem rural India in lament, destroy the elitist mindset of pro-corporate politics

11 Jun 2017

To redeem rural India in lament, destroy the elitist mindset of pro-corporate politics

Centre has decided to double farmers’ income by 2022 by improving technology, increasing milk production, use of solar light, honey production. PM Narendra Modi, April 16   There ...

To counter liberal attacks against PM, demolish harmful Hindutva hijackers who taint Sangh

04 Jun 2017

To counter liberal attacks against PM, demolish harmful Hindutva hijackers who taint Sangh

Debate by deflection distorts dissent. Discourse in any vibrant, healthy democracy involves the constant catechism between facts and alternatives. Arguments are rebutted with counter-arguments. But ...

More work for skilled and wealth for entrepreneurs as Modinomics cuts bloated government

28 May 2017

More work for skilled and wealth for entrepreneurs as Modinomics cuts bloated government

“We have tried to give new perspective to employment as it is not possible to provide employment to everyone in a country of 125 crore ...

As scandals undermine opposition power, unity mirage can’t block saffron surge in 2019

14 May 2017

As scandals undermine opposition power, unity mirage can’t block saffron surge in 2019

Something is rotten in the state of the Opposition. The stench of failure pervades its decaying leadership, which is powerless to resist the Surge of ...

To tackle terror and desperation in the Valley, Modi needs to think about bullet for stone

30 Apr 2017

To tackle terror and desperation in the Valley, Modi needs to think about bullet for stone

In democracy, the ballot and not the bullet is the wonder weapon best suited to resolve conflicts and replace governments. When those rejected by ballots ...

Despite green light to turn off red lights, threat to survival of sanity in governance lingers

23 Apr 2017

Despite green light to turn off red lights, threat to survival of sanity in governance lingers

For a while now, High Visibility with Low Acceptability sums up the incipient image of the Very Important Person (VIP) in India. Till a few ...

Modi proves a right mix of religion and economics is the new recipe for growth

16 Apr 2017

Modi proves a right mix of religion and economics is the new recipe for growth

Money multipliers survive by promoting the belief that good economics is bad politics. Now Lobbyists for Cuckoo Liberalism are hawking the slogan that good religion ...

Opposition parties seek grand unity to be relevant in presidential election

09 Apr 2017

Opposition parties seek grand unity to be relevant in presidential election

They should have paid more attention to the proverb right at the beginning. But they refused to stand united and, so, divided they fell and ...

Sinking Congress awaits coronation of inaccessible RaGa to survive and challenge Modi

02 Apr 2017

Sinking Congress awaits coronation of inaccessible RaGa to survive and challenge Modi

Will he? Won’t he? Once, that million-dollar question used to be aimed at Prince Charles, heir-in-waiting to the British throne for the last 65 years. ...

By choosing Yogi, PM chants his mantra of maximum governance through minimum age

26 Mar 2017

By choosing Yogi, PM chants his mantra of maximum governance through minimum age

The success of a great leader lies in cloning more leaders and not just adding to an unending list of followers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Martyrs’ self-respect and honour must be adopted as a national mission

19 Mar 2017

Martyrs’ self-respect and honour must be adopted as a national mission

Akshay Kumar is Bollywood’s Khiladi No 1. Saina Nehwal is a national khiladi in the audacious arena of sports. Last week, the two celebrities made ...

Nation has mandated you for the tallest perch with your much inclusive 2019 mission

12 Mar 2017

Nation has mandated you for the tallest perch with your much inclusive 2019 mission

Dear Narendrabhai, Victory burnishes halos of leaders with the glow of achievement and dispels the shadows of self-doubt. The magnitude of your Uttar Pradesh victory ...

Unity of India a casualty of new campus protests supporting divisive agendas

05 Mar 2017

Unity of India a casualty of new campus protests supporting divisive agendas

“University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.” —Henry A KissingerBeing an academic himself, the famous American diplomat’s contemptuous dismissal of academic ...

Yoga trinity discovers kinship between puja of politics and science of religion

26 Feb 2017

Yoga trinity discovers kinship between puja of politics and science of religion

Yoga is the new religion. It is India’s patented art of wellbeing, untouched by the toxic taint of communalism. Elitist liberals, too, are yoga groupies ...

Success of regional successors may help RaGa take on NaMo in 2019

19 Feb 2017

Success of regional successors may help RaGa take on NaMo in 2019

Spring is in the political air. The autumn of the patriarchs is fading into the winter of public oblivion. As the slogan of ‘UP ke ...

Collective will of a few to decide Modi’s majority mojo in the war of five states

12 Feb 2017

Collective will of a few to decide Modi’s majority mojo in the war of five states

As over 160 million voters in five states choose 670 members of state legislatures, the national narrative is not built around which party will win ...

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