Bharat Karnad

Bharat Karnad is Professor for National Security Studies at the Centre for Policy Research and author of the forthcoming book, Staggering Forward: Narendra Modi and India’s Global Ambition

Donald Trump and Narendra Modi (Photo Imaging: Saurabh Singh)
Guest Column
Decisively Submissive

Delhi’s compliance with Washington on Iran will let China gain influence

16 November 2018
Staggering Forward: Narendra Modi and India’s Global Ambition | Bharat Karnad | Viking | 512 Pages | Rs 599
Some Home Truths

The author of 'Staggering Forward: Narendra Modi and India’s Global Ambition' responds to Ravi Joshi’s review of his book

29 October 2018
(L to R) US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on September 6, 2018
Guest Column
A Bad Deal

COMCASA marks an erosion of India’s sovereignty

11 September 2018
Tug boats escort the Scorpene submarine 'Kalvari' as it cruises into the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on October 29, 2015
The Problem with Defence Acquisitions

The victim is national security

17 May 2018
Advantage India
Advantage India

It’s now Delhi’s moment to move past a fading US and a belligerent China for a leading global role

28 March 2018
The Arms Procurement Syndrome
The Arms Procurement Syndrome

Is the Rafale aircraft worth the financial and political cost?

22 February 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a BRICS banquet in Xiamen on September 4
China: The Paper Dragon

A disruptive neighbour like China does not deserve India’s respect

06 September 2017
Narendra Modi and Donald Trump
A Dealmakers’ Draw

What Narendra Modi will confront on his US visit is Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ doctrine in action

15 June 2017
More Disruption Please
Mandate 2017: Comment
More Disruption Please

Now let there be a course correction in defence and international relations

15 March 2017


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.


Subscribe today and save up to 85% off the cover price