The writer is former ambassador to Pakistan, China and the US, and secretary, MEA
March 30,2018 00:08:22 AM
India faces more problems than it is even aware of. More worryingly, the country is unaware of the deficiencies of mechanisms it has devised to serve its needs.
July 15,2017 00:13:06 AM
Naresh Chandra was a believer in the capacities of the Indian state, while being aware of its failures.
August 05,2016 00:01:11 AM
The problem is not the home minister’s SAARC visit. It is the lack of reflection within.
July 08,2016 00:12:38 AM
The retrogressive tendencies unleashed by the Emergency have gained an upper-hand.
January 09,2016 00:00:04 AM
Unable to apply transformative pressures, subjected to strong external pressures ourselves, we reverted to the status quo ante.
September 09,2015 01:03:54 AM
An economically weak, politically bickering and diplomatically bumbling nation is vulnerable.
January 19,2015 00:14:02 AM
Bigotry and irrationality, if not checked, will negate whatever the Modi government achieves.
October 10,2012 00:10:29 AM
Brajesh Mishra was the vital link between politics and diplomacy
December 24,2010 03:55:18 AM
Indian diplomacy is immature and incoherent,a feather for every wind that blows.
November 20,2010 03:34:49 AM
The release of Nehrus letters shows how far we are from learning the real lessons of 1962.
April 07,2009 01:50:44 AM
The consequences for India of Af-Pak under good Taliban need US attention
March 11,2009 00:56:04 AM
Misconceptions that must be discarded before we can make headway
December 14,2002 00:00:00 AM
One year of the world’s ‘war on terrorism’ leaves the prime source of Talibanisation, Pakistan, better placed to pursue its c...
December 03,1997 00:00:00 AM
The abridgement of Madeleine Albright's visit, and the huge preoccupations on both sides, paradoxically facilitate its proper assessment. C...