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Modi’s forever war

India’s tax authorities raided the BBC’s offices in Mumbai and New Delhi last week. This incident may have forced the world to reluctantly wake up to Narendra Modi’s strong dislike…

The Modi question

The two-part BBC documentary titled ‘India: The Modi Question’ has caused quite a stir in India. The documentary tracks Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s complicity and inaction in the notorious…

Looking ahead

Once again Pakistan is faced with formidable internal and external challenges because of the gross mismanagement of our national affairs by successive governments and ill-advised institutional overreach. Internally, the country…

PM’s China visit: main takeaways

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif concluded his two-day November 1-2 visit to China. With effectively on one day at his disposal, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met those who matter — Xi…

The double game

ndia uses its sour relations with China and Pakistan as an excuse to purchase more weapons. For example, India published reports that accused Pakistan of using drone technology to help…

Salvaging statecraft

Behold the wreckage. China irritated. Saudi Arabia annoyed. US aggravated. EU infuriated. India euphoric. Muslim countries indifferent. IMF programme in jeopardy. FATF ‘grey’ list seemingly permanent. Our diplomats mauled verbally.…

Godse’s India

The ethereal beauty of the Kashmir valley is being assaulted by the ugliness of Indian depredations on human rights and international law fronts in the disputed territory. The disputed status…

Limits and new frontiers of Hindutva

In a TV debate on the controversy surrounding the Varanasi-based Gyanvapi Mosque and Kashi Vishwanath Temple on May 27, Nupur Sharma, a central spokesperson of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party…