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

The Tejas has clocked in excess of 3,000 flying hours without a single incident, a record unsurpassed by any combat aircraft under development anywhere
National Security
The Tragedy of Tejas

The Government doesn’t see that the commercial bonanza for foreign countries is choking off funds for home-grown aircraft

15 February 2017
Trump at the Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception
Making a Deal with Trump

India First and the new America

25 January 2017
The 311 Problem
The 311 Problem

The bureaucracy can’t be left out in the war on black money

01 December 2016
Indian-Americans organised an event to support Trump in New Jersey
The American Dream 2016
Trust in Trump

A hard bargain, but good for India

10 November 2016
Narendra Modi with BRICS leaders (from left) South African President Jacob Zuma, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Brazilian President Michel Temer in Goa
The Cost of Localising BRICS

Let’s not induce the world to re-hyphenate India and Pakistan

20 October 2016
Narendra Modi
Let the Lesser State Know

The midnight attack on terror camps in PoK alone won’t bring Pakistan to heel. We have a lot more to do

29 September 2016
The Scorpene at Mazagon Docks in Mumbai
The Submarine Leak

Is a structurally unmodified Scorpene worth the risk?

01 September 2016
Donald Trump and Narendra Modi
Why Donald Trump is Good for India

His America would leave India with no alternative than to give up complacency, fend for itself and safeguard its extended interests

27 July 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with French President François Hollande
As Modi Embraces the World

Limits of personalised diplomacy

14 July 2016
Sunil Mittal
India's Foreign Policy: The Foreign Hand

Has India outsourced foreign policy to American think tanks?

28 April 2016


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.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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