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Thursday, December 05, 2019

Hardeep S Puri

The writer is a retired diplomat, who recently joined the BJP.

Moving to the city
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

India has been a reluctant urbaniser in the past. Through a series of programmes and legislation, the NDA government is moving towards planned and inclusive urbanisation.

UK’s election of delusions
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

In calling an unnecessary poll, PM Theresa May displayed both hubris and distance from reality

The pliant steward
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

UN faces a crisis, but its new secretary general is unlikely to upset tradition, challenge the permanent members.

And diplomacy won
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

The fruits of the Iran nuclear deal, visible from this month, demonstrate the necessity and benefits of multilateralism.

Day after the summit
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Obama visit elevates India-US ties, paves way for convergence outside bilateral areas

A new compact against IS
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

The international community is trying to evolve a global counter-terror strategy. It’s important to get the strategic diagnosis right.

Clash: 5 J&K students quit Punjab college
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

College closed after fight over ‘cheering’ Pak cricket team.

Cast a wider Net
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

India needs to break out of the status quo on internet governance.

No easy way out
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

In Iraq, urgent task is retrieving nationals. But brace for more consequences.

Not handled with care
Thu, Jan 09, 2014

In 2013,India failed to manage important bilateral relationships,or to communicate the rationale of foreign policy initiatives.

No good options in Syria
Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Post military-strike scenarios are frightening from every angle,including from the US security perspective.

No-win in Syria
Fri, Aug 30, 2013

Obama’s red line on chemical weapon use has come to haunt him.

Wide asleep on the net
Thu, Jun 27, 2013

The Snowden revelations point to the urgency to overhaul the current architecture of global internet governance

Playing hardball with China
Sat, May 18, 2013

The Chinese have put India on notice. Can India raise its game?