Tunku Varadarajan is the Virginia Hobbs Carpenter Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
It hardly needs stating, also, that the Islamist terrorists are as brutal to those Muslims who aren’t of a hardline Salafi creed as they are to non-Muslim infidels.
There’s only one truly pan-Indian leader, Modi, whether we like him or not. The salvation of India rests with him, provided he reforms himself.
India needed a leader of the nation. Instead, it got the leader of a party.
The government has scarred its foreign policy with its stupidity on Nepal.
The best name for Sehwag is the Great Deflator. No modern batsman could take the wind out of an opening attack — deflate it, in other words — as adeptly as Sehwag.
The Desi Modi stands in depressing contrast to Modi Abroad
The president went where the PM feared to go
The murder of Mohammad Akhlaq shows up India in all its ugliness.
Indian-Americans are in a frenzy yet again over yet another visit to the US by Narendra Modi.
Our culture minister is a man who can’t quite bring himself to believe that Muslims can be proper Indians.
Panchjanya is utterly misguided about English and Hindi
Commentators on the subject have mocked him as conforming to the Hindu nationalists’ idea of a “good Muslim”.
Indians hate to walk. At sprawling foreign airports, they often don’t need to.
What the Prime Minister can learn from the recent elections in the Emerald Isle.
I’m Rafi over Kishore Kumar, Dravid over Tendulkar. But I’m not Indian. Or, put another way: I’m not an Indian citizen.
Indian cricket teams are infuriating.
Why do I pick Dravid? For starters, he is the embodiment of world-class excellence in a land of irrepressible mediocrity.
The makers of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and its main star, Salman Khan, clearly intend to deliver a message to audiences in India (and to Indians worldwide). The message is, “We Are All the Same”.
BCCI — the Board of Charlatans and Carpetbaggers in India — is a multimillion-dollar embarrassment, a phenomenally profitable affront to cricket.
Boastful talk of the India-Pakistan matchup being better than the Ashes has disappeared these days.