Jyoti Malhotra


The writer is a Delhi-based journalist.

ICJ order on Kulbhushan Jadhav decoded: It’s actually a win each for India and Pakistan at The Hague
Thu, May 18, 2017

Sushma Swaraj tweeted her gratitude to India’s counsel at the Hague, who had argued that there was significant concern that Pakistan’s military court would have executed Jadhav in the dead of night.

Why India seeks friendships with both Palestine, Israel: Strong, but not hyphenated
Thu, May 18, 2017

The brand new state had been carved out of Palestine, and India was a friend of its fellow underdog.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India-Pak treaty clause gives no access to ‘spies’
Tue, May 16, 2017

"According to clause 6 of that agreement... in cases where detentions and arrests relate to political or security matters, the request of consular access will be decided on merits of the case," said senior counsel Sidharth Luthra

To be in step with China’s ambition, South Asian nations walk tightrope
Fri, May 12, 2017

The diplomatic close shave in Sri Lanka is emblematic of South Asia’s dilemma when it comes to pursuing closer ties with China.

Narendra Modi’s top 11 Buddha quotes has Him smiling
Wed, May 10, 2017

Each of the 11 quotes is accompanied by a different photo of the PM praying or lighting a candle or offering flowers or standing next to Buddhist priests in front of a variety of iconostasis bathed in brilliant orange.

Why has India refused to play Pakistan last couple of years: PCB asks BCCI
Tue, May 09, 2017

The PCB feels India has no genuine reason to avoid bilateral series against Pakistan at a neutral venue.

As Emmanuel Macron wins, it is time Paris shows Delhi the way
Mon, May 08, 2017

Macron argued that Le Pen represented the “party of hatred” which wanted a “civil war” in France. She responded by saying that he was part of the bourgeois elite and didn’t understand how ordinary people lived.

Rethink in New Delhi: Dalai Lama, Karmapa to be in the public gaze
Wed, Jan 04, 2017

Tibetan spiritual leader to attend international meet in Rajgir-Nalanda in March, Karmapa will travel to Sikkim.

Ideas of India
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

A BJP-RSS intellectuals’ conclave spoke to — and heard out — diverse thinkers

Haqqanis have free run in Pakistan, says top US commander John Nicholson in Kabul
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

The top US commander said that he was increasingly seeing a “convergence between the Haqqanis, the Taliban, the Al Qaeda and the Lashkar-e-Taiba” in Afghanistan.

India must distinguish between the Pakistani military and its political leadership
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Question is, can Modi pick up where he left off?

Where’s the follow-through?
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Modi understood the strategic importance of Uzbekistan. Yet, India ignored President Karimov’s death, jeopardising its interests in Central Asia.

It’s Still 1971
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Even in its hour of tragedy, Bangladesh reveals itself to be a bitterly divided nation.

India knew of invite to Chinese dissidents: Conference organiser
Sun, May 08, 2016

"The list included the names of all three Chinese dissidents who did not get visas as well as that of Katrina Lantos," said Yang.

Then and now in Plassey
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Stories of greed, vaulting ambition and inability to see the big picture in election-time Bengal.