Policy

  • The case for making it to Colombo

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should attend CHOGM and reaffirm the first principles of India's foreign policy that he has so often spoken of. In ...

  • It is time that people got outraged at the government's comprehensive surveillance powers

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    There are nine Indian agencies that have the authority to monitor our calls, emails and chats but none of them is under independent oversight. There...

  • Cheap drugs or just cheap tricks?

    Not Quite Miscellaneous |  Shalini
    I still remember meeting a young man of 26 who ate only once a day, to save money to pay for his mother's cancer drugs....

  • Southern Sudan : An opportunity for Indian Foreign Policy to take its rightful place

    Sky Soldier |  Wing Commander Abdul Nasir Hanfee
    African nations are not known for peaceful democratic movements but events of last few months have changed this perspective. People of Tunisia, Egypt and Southern...

  • This winter, spare a thought for the homeless

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    It's the month of Diwali, the time when the Goddess of wealth is in her most benevolent mood, fulfilling the wishes of her devotees. I...

  • India must rethink its Kabul strategy

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Speaking to a gathering of intelligence officials in New Delhi recently, India's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Satinder Lambah revealed a small but startling...

  • Of Obama’s leadership lessons

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    When US President, Barrack Obama, in his speech in the Indian Parliament, chided India for not condemning the human rights violations by an oppressive Burmese...

  • Playing the changing game

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    In the action-packed theatre of Afghanistan-Pakistan, or Af-Pak, the game keeps changing. That is one of the reasons why, in the wake of the WikiLeaks...