Foreign Policy Blues
India’s foreign policy following the collapse of the
Soviet Union was skilfully crafted by
the Narasimha Rao government.
Brown Under Pressure To Apologise For
Iraq is emerging as the biggest test of leadership for
Gordon Brown as he prepares to take
Britain's next prime minister with
pressure mounting on him to apologise
for the invasion and set a time-table
for withdrawal of British troops.
National Security And Foreign Policy —
From Skillful To Amateurish
New Delhi has handled foreign policy and national security issues quite well.
But lately, there has been some
Can The Habit Be Stubbed Out?
China is both the world's largest producer and consumer
of tobacco. It has an estimated 350
Secretive Pm, Suspect Deals
India's foreign policy in the years following the
Soviet Union's collapse was skilfully
crafted by the PV Narasimha Rao
Caste Stalls Communalism
When I said in the Rajya Sabha a few
years ago that caste was bound to
stall the spread of communalism one
day, I did not know that this would
happen in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly
Life After Downing Street
Speculation about Tony Blair's post
retirement plans has begun.
India And China To Hold Defence
Decision taken by Army Chief during
recent visit to China Periodic joint
military training exercises agreed
upon Indian team given access to some
Diana Documentary Sparks Controversy
A documentary, to be shown by Channel
4 next week, containing "explicit''
pictures of a badly injured Princess
Diana taken moments after the car
crash in a Paris underpass that killed
her and her boyfriend Dodi Fayed 10
years ago, has sparked a . . . .
London Meet Failed To Bridge
Differences Over 123 Pact
Despite India's insistence that the
draft 123 agreement cannot treat it as
a non-nuclear weapons state as far as
the implications of a nuclear test
under domestic U.S. statute are
concerned, American negotiators say
the administration's hands . . . .
India, U.S. Nuclear Talks Set For This
Nicholas Burns to push 123 agreement
before Bush-Manmohan meeting.
Plastic Money And Meltdown Risks
At a recent annual general meeting of
a rating agency, several agitated
shareholders suddenly began to express
their anguish at usurious interest
rates charged by credit card companies
and their brutal recovery tactics.
Let’s Discuss Ceo Compensation
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Ten
Point Social Charter to industry was
entirely in line with the CII’s theme
for its annual session.
Doctor, Heal Thy Government
The most intriguing aspect of the
Prime Minister’s ten commandments to
businessmen last week was that if he
made the same speech to his ministers
and coalition partners it would make
such a difference.
Shcil Vs Ssl
Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd
(SHCIL) has now petitioned the Company
Law Board (CLB) seeking an
investigation into SHCIL Services Ltd
(SSL) — once its wholly owned
Gmr Scripts Succession Plan Through A
The demerger of business families,
with all the trauma and acrimony
attached to it, is fairly common in
Economic Deforms: Blame The Bentley,
Don’T Fix The Road, School Or Hospital
Today’s politics is an interplay of
greed of those who have and anger of
those who have not.
‘I Think I’M The Chosen One. God Puts
You Through Tests Like This And Sees
How You Come Out. I Feel It’s My
Destiny To Go Through Them’
In this second part of an interview
with The Indian Express
Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV
24x7’s Walk the Talk, actor Sanjay
Dutt talks about the roller-coaster
ride his life and his career have
Will China's Chery Conquer Auto
The word cherry to most in India, as
in the rest of the world, invokes
images of a rounded, red fruit.
Making Of An Islamist: An Insider's
Ed Husain's story is important because
it is also the story of hundreds of
other confused young British Muslims
trapped in an Islamist mindset that
can drive them to violence in the name
Mixing Religion With Politics
THE Sikhs are a brave and courageous
community but easily excitable.
Transparent as their community is, it
does not nourish a grievance.
Pakistan's Claim Rejected
My findings are based on facts:
Baroness Nicholson It was passed by
European Parliament The report is
extremely critical of Pakistan.
Apologise For Race Row, Media
Regulator Tells Channel 4
Channel 4 has been ordered to
apologise for its handling of the race
row involving Bollywood actor Shilpa
Shetty on the Celebrity Big Brother
show earlier this year.
Three Years Of A Vacuum
Inder Malhotra’s apt comparison of the
first three years of Dr Manmohan
Singh’s prime ministership with the
early years of Indira Gandhi reminds
us of a simple but important feature
of our polity (‘Between Jawaharlal &
Sonia’, IE, May 24).