Citizen's Amendment Bill and the Need for a Refugee Policy

Today's interaction will see most dwelling on the Citizen's Amendment Bill (CAB) and going into its fine details and its pros and cons. I would, however, like to avail of this opportunity to underline two points. First, that the Prime Minister is

Challenges Facing India in 2019

While more has been achieved by the Modi government than many earlier governments, there are still many long-standing challenges that face India which need to be addressed in 2019. The most daunting of these may be listed as the governance deficit, i

The Trinity Of Power

INS Arihant will enable India to assert its rights on water, besides land and air. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 5 that India’s first indigenously designed and built nuclear-powered submarine, the INS Arihant, which is equi

Report of OHCHR on Human Rights in Kashmir Reeks of Bias

The recent Report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the ‘Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir’ is disappointing. It reeks of an anti-Indian bias and is deeply flawed. This is evident from the title itself w

India's Pakistan and China Policies must be Based on Realism not Hope

India's relations with Pakistan and China have been deeply troubled for several decades. With Pakistan, this has been the case since its inception, and with China since the 1960's. We have disputed borders with both countries and have been engaged in

राफेल डील निंदनीय नही, प्रशंसनीय है

संसदीय लोकतंत्र में विपक्ष का महत्वपूर्ण कार्य मौजूदा सरकार की आलोचना करना होता है. मगर ये आलो

Commentary: Rafael Deal - To Be Lauded Not Pilloried

In a Parliamentary Democracy the Opposition's role is clearly to criticise the Government. Such criticism must, however, be directed at the Government's failures not its successes. Should the Opposition engage in criticism for the sake of criticism,

मोदी के मनिला दौरे का विवरण

जैसा कि प्रत्येक विदेश दौरे में होता आया है उसे कायम रखते हुए इस बार भी प्रधानमंत्री ने मनिला के

Commentary - Modi's Manila Visit

As is the norm with the Prime Minister's visits abroad he did India proud during his recent three day visit to Manila. In an action packed agenda which inter alia comprised participation in the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit, the 12th ASEA

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