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sanjaya baru

Sanjaya Baru

The writer is director for geoeconomics and strategy, International Institute for Strategic Studies, honorary senior fellow, Centre for Policy Research, and former media advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Mind games at Doklam
Fri, Aug 11, 2017

India is no Philippines. In the Philippines, China managed to declare victory by convincing President Rodrigo Duterte that friendship with China is a better bet than friendship with the United States. China subdued Philippines without fighting.

Unease of doing business
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Judicial intervention in economic activities hurts livelihoods. A developing country can ill-afford such activism

Developmental Hindutva
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Is the term an oxymoron? Is it possible to balance the two in a way that is reassuring to a majority of people?

Misreading the new
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

The rise of BJP, the decline of Congress, demand fresh ways of seeing.

Family politics playbook
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Voter has a right to know how a party she has voted for will manage leadership transition in the family.

An Indo-Pak Cold War
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

India will have to devise and pursue the logic of a long period of bilateral disengagement.

A 21st century Indian city
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

Amaravati offers Chandrababu Naidu an opportunity to redefine his politics and policies

India’s fast power
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Modi government is enunciating a doctrine of high-speed diplomacy.

Modi’s red lines
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

From Pakistan to Japan, China to US, he will be tested on ability to stick to them.

The real threat to WTO
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

...isn't India. It is miscast in the role of spoiler.

Compromise is no crime
Mon, Dec 16, 2013

AAP must know that politics is the art of the possible,more so in the coalition era.

Bracing for Bali
Thu, Nov 28, 2013

India should worry about the multilateral trading system,not food subsidies.

Love from Tokyo
Thu, Nov 21, 2013

The Emperor and Empress return to Delhi after 30 years to open a new chapter in ties.

The Singh doctrine
Wed, Nov 06, 2013

PM has left a clear stamp on foreign policy,even if UPA2 let him down.

No zero-sum games
Mon, Oct 21, 2013

Both India and China would be better off learning to cooperate while competing.

The inheritor as insurgent
Mon, Sep 30, 2013

Why Rahul Gandhi's outburst against the government strains credibility.

The return of Russia
Thu, Sep 26, 2013

The Syria crisis has brought Russia back to global centrestage.

The wider vision
Mon, Sep 02, 2013

Why India must reach out to the subcontinent’s constituency of peace at all times

Credibility crunch
Tue, Aug 20, 2013

How a risk-averse UPA lost the confidence of markets and investors.

Election therapy
Thu, Aug 08, 2013

Early polls would help investors snap out of wait-and-watch mode

A world to win over
Wed, Jul 24, 2013

India must actively make it up to global investors,not suspect Western policy intent

Talking to Kerry
Mon, Jun 17, 2013

Singh-Kerry talks were consequential in the past. They could be again

That man from Rio
Wed, May 15, 2013

Geo-politics defined new WTO chief’s candidacy,geo-economics will shape his tenure

CAD and effect
Fri, Apr 19, 2013

Have the economic slowdown and rising deficits hurt India’s global profile?

Changing course in Africa
Fri, Apr 12, 2013

The continent is experiencing rising rates of growth. But will growth be translated into development?

Five thoughts on China
Mon, Mar 25, 2013

Together,leaders of India and China can craft a Panchsheel for a new time

Asia’s Revolt against Empire
Sat, Sep 29, 2012

Pankaj Mishra’s new book is a provocative read with a deeply flawed worldview — it’s the West versus the rest

A new Merkel in the making
Thu, Aug 30, 2012

German leader visits China,with an eye on her image at home and in Europe

Altering expectations
Fri, Aug 10, 2012

The most important step for enhancing economic security is to set a timetable for market-based energy pricing

The architect of Bharat Nirman
Thu, Jul 19, 2012

R. Gopalakrishnan was the creator of the term and the conceptualiser of the initiative

Deng’s grandchildren
Tue, Jul 17, 2012

Impatient with Beijing,Shanghai sets the pace for reform. It has lessons for India

Manmohanomics 3.0
Tue, Jul 03, 2012

The challenge is to manage expectations while stimulating ‘animal spirits’

A crisis of leadership
Mon, Jun 18, 2012

The challenge for Europe is to find its own Ambedkar

Home alone
Thu, Jun 07, 2012

Message from Shangri-La dialogue: in a world of flux,South Asia is on its own

Beijing isn’t worried
Wed, May 23, 2012

Young and self-assured Chinese don’t see India as a threat,or even a challenge

Low on street cred
Wed, May 02, 2012

What S&P’s ratings downgrade really says about UPA 2