Choice of historical motifs at Saarc summits is usually conditioned by how rulers see their identity in the present.
If Modi ever becomes familiar with the concept of ‘anichhya’ he would be a calmer person.
Indian rulers today, like the colonial establishment in 1857, found ways to pit Hindus and Muslims against each other.
If the dislike of Trump can turn on South Asia’s rusted faucets of collective struggle we will owe the president...
In India’s neighbourhood the true blue heirs of the colonial order had voluntarily become repositories of religion.
Those who thought ill of Indira Gandhi’s leadership cannot be blamed for missing her given the dangerous tactics...
Book describes how Manmohan Singh was tendered the advice to go on the offensive against “Pakistan-based groups”.
Delegation led by BJP leader was apparently on a mission to break the ice between Delhi and the resistance leadership.
Liberal ideologues were bound hand and foot as the states pursued their faith-based route to social control.
What happened to India’s diplomatic draftsmen? Where is the reference to the source of much of the headache?
Indian leader discusses NSG issue with Chinese president
Gandhi’s strategy of nonviolence seems to have left a confused legacy for many Indians.
When the terrorists seek to contrive a war, would it not be prudent to see the trap?
THE markets slid in Karachi and Mumbai in response to the war drums. Ergo: there is no appetite for war in either...
We look back at the time President Pervez Musharraf prompted Indian PM Vajpayee to rise and shake hands with him.
Other Saarc member states have also conveyed their reservations about attending the summit, FO says.
Angst expressed by Pope Francis about loose talk and terrorism should apply to warmongers too, including journalists.
The nettle stings but the jewelweed grows by its side as a foil. And so it was with India-Pakistan tensions.
For all the flaunting of Mahatma Gandhi’s name, India has revealed a gargantuan appetite for inflicting violence.
A visit to the 17th-century Chetham’s Library in Manchester can be an experience that is unique to Inglistan.