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We can’t leave India to our politicians or professors

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Imran Khan, India, Pakistan, Kargil, Khalistan, Kashmir, Narendra Modi, Akhilesh Yadav, Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati, Left, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Sabrimala, Kartarpur, Janau, Kabul, Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray, Ayodhya, Arvind Kejriwal

India is stretching itself thin

The smugness on Navjot Singh Sidhu’s face as if Messiah of peace between India and Pakistan, as he made way for Kartarpur across Wagah border, really got my

India, Iran, Russia look for new trade corridor

India, Russia, Iran, Suez Canal, North South Transport Corridor, Press TV, Mumbai, Moscow, China, Europe, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Persian Gulf, Pakistan, Chabahar, One Belt One Road, Suresh Prabhu, Yuan, Ruble, Treasury Department, US

India, Russia and Iran explore new route

India, Russia and Iran are meeting next month to work out the details of a massive project to open a new sea-land transport corridor that would be a cheaper

Does Manmohan care about India or Congress?

Manmohan Singh, Congress, india, 1984 Sikh Genocide, Kashmiri Pundits, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Kathua, Unnao, Uri

Manmohan Singh: Self-deception

Does Manmohan Singh care about India or Congress?

India going ahead with S-400 missiles from Russia

India, Russia, New Delhi, Moscow, Putin, Modi, Trump, S-400 missiles, Patriot missiles, CAATSA, Pacific Ocean, Turkey, Iraq, China, Riyadh, Yemen, Houthi rebels, Putin, Modi

India is undeterred by US threat

India doesn’t intend to scuttle its plans to buy S-400 Triumf from Russia despite the spectre of US sanctions.

Great Navy Mutiny and Congress betrayal

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Mutiny of the innocents and their killings

While India celebrates its Navy Day (December 4), let’s do a remembrance to The Royal Indian Navy (RIN) Mutiny of 1946 which left colonial masters Britain wi

Why Muslims owe a lot to Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Mahatma Gandhi, India, Indira Gandhi, Emergency, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Romila thapar, Somnath Temple, Haj Committee Act, NCERT, Ramachandra Guha, Jinnah, Syed Ahmad, Subhas Bose, Taj Mahal, Tipu Sultan, Bharat Ratna, The Hindu, NDTV, Bismarck, BJP, Rajmohan Gandhi, Permit system, Evacuee Property Law, Kashmir, Muslims, Christians, KM Munshi, Purushottam Das Tandon, Congress, Khurshid Alam Khan, Red Fort, Nizamuddin Auliya, Pathway to Pakistan, Choudhary Khaliquzzaman, Ram, Babri Ma

Sardar Patel: Did he really have anti-Muslim bias?

This is the centenary of the year when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel first met Mahatma Gandhi and India got its unifier as we know the nation today.

Why Rajdeep Sardesai blocked me on twitter

Rajdeep Sardesai, Times of India, Freedom of Expression, Rohingyas, Bullet Train, Sangh Parivar, Gauri Lankesh, Demonetization, India, Arjan Singh, Arvind Singh, Sagarika Ghose, Indira Gandhi, Sam Manekshaw, UPA, Pratibha Patil, Manmohan Singh, AK Antony, APJ Kalam, Sitaram Yechury, Digvijaya Singh, Manish Tewari, India-Occupied-Kashmir

Rajdeep Sardesai (left) and writer himself

I found myself blocked on twitter by Rajdeep Sardesai today.

Folly of equating Vande Mataram with religion

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Which Indian doesn't have tears in eyes on Rahman's Vande Mataram?

The Partition divided India. Jinnah went away as soon as he made Pakistan. But the poison remained in Free India.

India & Russia seek trade in gold

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BRICS look to de-dollarize trade

Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, is looking to finance the direct import of gold to India.

Why Rs24,000 withdrawal limit must stay

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Strongs reasons to keep cap on Rs24,000 withdrawal

It’s a fervent hope that the cap on Rs 24,000 withdrawal a week on individual bank account stays till mid-2017.