Relations

  • The working women

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    The women across the world manage home, family food and rearing of children. It is a full time, not-so-easy job. The lioness kill to feed...

  • Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    "By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination", Christopher Columbus famously said. And as they walked...

  • Fighting terror in J&K

    Straight talk |  Shantanu Mukharji
    As I post this blog, terrorists are firing at the civilians in Sanatnagar area in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. This indiscriminate attack comes barely...

  • India-Pakistan tensions: What caused the frenzy?

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Ironically, it was the words of the Indian Army Chief that made many journalists covering the tensions at LoC take the first pause in the...

  • Blame mediocre Shinde for the Rehman Malik fiasco

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    The one thing that's common between the present Indian and Pakistani home ministers is that they're both wannabes who shoot off their mouths at the...

  • Mr Home Minister, why on earth did you invite Mr Malik?

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    Rehman Malik, interior minister of Pakistan, landed in Delhi, came out of the airport, folded his hands to do a namaste and announced he was...

  • Indo-Russian military relationship set to flourish in spite of Gorshkov delay

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    With less than a month to go for Russia's President Vladimir Putin's visit to Delhi, the two sides appear to have "stabilised" the military relationship...

  • Indo-Iran relations: time for reality check before diplomatic niceties begin

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    As the NAM summit kicks off in Tehran, Indian diplomats appear focussed less on those deliberations and more on Manmohan Singh's bilateral with President Ahmadinejad...

  • Samba incident reflects changes in the officer-jawan interface

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    The Samba incident involving the suicide of a jawan in one of the Army's oldest cavalry regiments has underscored an old problem: the acute shortage...

  • Cricket can't ease Indo-Pak relations

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    Their educational system says 'B' for Bandook (gun), ingraining hatred towards India in innocent minds. But India remains insistent on 'B' for Brotherhood, whether Pakistan...

  • Cricket can't ease Indo-Pak relations

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    Their educational system says 'B' for Bandook (gun), ingraining hatred towards India in innocent minds. But India remains insistent on 'B' for Brotherhood, whether Pakistan...

  • Guest Post 1: 'India and the Persian Connection' by A Durai

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    There is a whole lot of talk about how India does not have a robust enough strategic culture. So "Geek at Large", in its own...

  • Whistles in the dark

    Heat beat |  Oindrila Mukherjee
    The other day I wrote about a steady stream of service people ringing the doorbell all through the day at my parents' home in Gurgaon....

  • India losing track of national interest in the Iran-US melee

    Faulty Altie |  Altamash Hashmi
    The growing rift between Iran and the United States took me back to my days at the United Nations(UN) in New York last year. I...

  • From Russia without love

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    The recent cancellation of two scheduled bilateral exercises by the Russian side has brought to light the existence of some strains in the otherwise robust...

  • Whither India-Russia relations?

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    A Russian TV channel screens a Hindi movie every Friday night complete with dubbing or subtitles. And Bollywood song and dance routines are a hit...