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How far ahead of Pakistan is India?—I

The G20 Summit in New Delhi on September 9-10 should have been an eye-opener for Pakistan. However, it does not seem so. We are complacent as usual. There is a…

India’s carte blanche

The Arthashastra, Chanakya’s 4BCE Sanskrit exposition, is a book on statecraft that introduced an empire-running module expounding upon Chanakya’s theory of conquer or be conquered. As against the age old…

Jailed in India: Part – II

In February 2021, India’s Enforcement Directorate launched raids on eight locations associated with Newsclick. The raid on Prabir’s house lasted for 113 hours. It was a grueling process, the agents…

Jailed in India: Part – I

On October 3, 2023, the day after MK Gandhi’s birthday, over five hundred officers of the Delhi Police fanned out across India to detain either at their Special Cell station…

India in space

Outer space – once a realm of scientific exploration and discovery – is undergoing a significant transformation, evolving into an arena increasingly dominated by militarisation. This shift is notably emphasized…

India’s Potemkin reality

ndia hosted the G20 summit from September 9 to 10 in Delhi. But it was amusing to see the steps it took to make the city more appealing, skilfully hiding…

September 17: remembering India’s shame

Exactly 75 years ago, on September 17, 1948, India blatantly completed its invasion of the princely state of Hyderabad Deccan that it had launched on September 13. Using its vastly…

India on the global stage

Fresh from the success of the moon landing, India hosted world leaders at the G20 summit in its capital Delhi on September 9-10. Meticulously prepared and lavishly hosted by the…