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Prasenjit Chowdhury

Prasenjit Chowdhury

The author is a commentator on geopolitical affairs

India has to stand up to China on Dalai Lama’s succession

If China links Tibet and Dalai Lama to a settlement of the long-standing border dispute, it amounts to distrust of India’s position. 

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Rebalancing is trademark in a multi-polar diplomatic world

Rebalancing is the new mantra of statecraft and reset is the new form of global rapprochement

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Aspiring for world power status: The bumpy road ahead

India has the world’s largest number of people without access to clean water. 

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Curbs against Iran far removed from original aim of stalling the nuclear enrichment effort

Riled by the US sanctions, Iran wants to see who is standing by it and demands that remaining signatories to the nuclear deal ease restrictions on its banking and oil sectors

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Islam has become the handmaiden of jihadist-Salafism

Today, radical Islam’s war has spanned throughout the world, not just against Christians and Jews in the West, but also against Hindus, Buddhists, indeed all non-Muslim ‘infidels’

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What should India do if China sticks to its wide territorial claims?

China started the territorial game way before and it’s only lately that India has woken up to the menace.

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India can’t avoid talking to Taliban in current scenario

India's posture to “participate in all formats of talks which could bring peace and security in the region” would stand it in good stead.

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Congress's barb at Narendra Modi government's China diplomacy shows historical ignorance

Congress must be willing to accept that many of the pathogens still afflicting India are bequeathed to India by Nehru.

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The China-Pakistan entente poses a grave threat to the world

Though nations like the US, the UK, Russia, and France have expressed solidarity with India in combating terrorism, China kept its stand on Masood Azhar unchanged

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Opinion: Explaining Trump’s blow hot, blow cold India policy

Trump's insistence on tough sanctions against all those continuing to engage with Iran and Russia limits India’s options on energy security and defence procurement

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Opinion: BJP attack on Mamata Banerjee may finally be paying dividends

The battlelines have been drawn, and with Shah eyeing at least 22 out of the 42 Lok Sabha seats of West Bengal, it will be a tough fight with high stakes for both the parties.

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