The writer is a retired diplomat, who recently joined the BJP.
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.
In calling an unnecessary poll, PM Theresa May displayed both hubris and distance from reality
UN faces a crisis, but its new secretary general is unlikely to upset tradition, challenge the permanent members.
The fruits of the Iran nuclear deal, visible from this month, demonstrate the necessity and benefits of multilateralism.
Obama visit elevates India-US ties, paves way for convergence outside bilateral areas
The international community is trying to evolve a global counter-terror strategy. It’s important to get the strategic diagnosis right.
College closed after fight over ‘cheering’ Pak cricket team.
India needs to break out of the status quo on internet governance.
In Iraq, urgent task is retrieving nationals. But brace for more consequences.
In 2013,India failed to manage important bilateral relationships,or to communicate the rationale of foreign policy initiatives.
Post military-strike scenarios are frightening from every angle,including from the US security perspective.
Obamas red line on chemical weapon use has come to haunt him.
The Snowden revelations point to the urgency to overhaul the current architecture of global internet governance
The Chinese have put India on notice. Can India raise its game?