The author is a well-known writer
Pakistan has used Jammu and Kashmir to prosecute its 30-year-long proxy war with India. The end of J&K’s special status has dealt Islamabad an existentialist blow.
Pakistan and the Taliban would then seek to establish an interim government with Taliban representatives forming part of a patchwork administration.
To reflate the economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman must focus on structural reforms — tax, foreign investment, privatisation, labour and land.
Each of these events has the potential to erode China’s global credibility as it seeks to replace the United States as the world’s preeminent economic superpower.
Narendra Modi's welfare schemes have been successful and contributed significantly to the BJP’s landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
India is the only country with a large economy and military that can help Washington contain China in the Indo-Pacific.
The new BJP MPs in the seventeenth Lok Sabha that will be constituted later this month must be encouraged to contribute more both in Parliament and outside.
China’s Xiangming Liu takes over as president of the FATF on July 1, 2019 – just in time to save Pakistan from being blacklisted.
The lateral selection of nine professionals as joint secretaries is a welcome development.
Pakistani army’s terror proxies — Jaish-e-Mohammed, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen — launch periodic attacks on Indian targets to ensure that the low-intensity conflict continues.
The US plan to unseat China as SC member and to put India in her place didn’t find favour with Jawaharlal Nehru.
There is no doubt that the days of Pakistan-based terror groups enjoying relative immunity from strong Indian retaliation are over.
The biggest villain in the plot, of course, is Pakistan. It not only created the Taliban, but has nurtured it, protected it and used it to terrorise the Afghan people.
Today Mayawati could prove the biggest obstacle for Congress president Rahul Gandhi in his bid to lead the anti-Narendra Modi mahagathbandhan .
Pakistan wants talks with India without stopping abetment of terrorism against India.