Vaidik interview with Hafiz Saeed is still to see the light of day, but portions of it have been leaked by ISI. Here are unofficial excerpts:
The mindset of India has remained mired in economic and political ideas that should have died with the fall of Berlin wall.
When media goofs up, it looks silly but real life blunders can be in deadly earnest.
Why its becoming economy No 1 is not causing excitement, within China or outside.
The biggest post-election doubt is that the Opposition learnt no lesson from dynasty party’s defeat and has, as yet, limited confidence to select a non-dynasty leader.
To get workable ideas to steer the economy the Prime Minister might find he will need to ask the secretaries to think for some time more than to speak now.
Immediately after Bangladesh was freed, Indira Gandhi declared a unilateral ceasefire on the western front.
The AAP has made a few mistakes, which it must acknowledge and move on.
How to recover from UPA’s record on military modernisation and national security.
Unless the brand creates friendship with the customer, there’s little chance of its survival in the market.
It was only after a second or two that the rest of the CWC members hastily joined the chorus of protests.
To deliver on his promises of change and development, Modi will to have to first deliver on his assurance that there will be ‘maximum governance and minimum government’.
With Manmohan, there was no communication; anonymity was his preferred default setting. Modi is a media multi-tasker in comparison.
Think of the election results not as a revolution or a futuristic event, but more as a renaissance — a rebirth, a restoration.
Given India’s influence, there are worries about a threat to the republican and secular order.