When the troubles first erupted in the predominantly tribal village of Naxalbari and began spreading to other areas in West Bengal, a popular slogan then was "China's Chairman is our Chairman"
In the past few years, India’s diplomacy has centered on a craving to just become a member of the UNSC. It seems a second-class membership is now feasible
We could have done better. But what is better than being a united and optimistic nation?
Once again the Modi government seems more intent on political gains for itself than economic gains for the country
Beijing’s deliberate ambiguity on Sikkim, and even according to some Chinese analysts, is partly due to the belief that it may give China leverage over India in their border talks
We need Common Civil Code because true justice cannot be based on unjust laws
In 2014, the blood soaked green fields in Western UP yielded a bountiful saffron harvest. If the BJP loses its primacy here its experiment with sectarian politics is over
If Rajaji’s rejection of Fabian socialist notions of economic and social development were the policy in the late 1950’s, it would have given India a head start in capital formation, industrialization and faster economic growth. But better late than never