Harsh V Pant

Harsh V Pant is head of Observer Research Foundation’s Strategic Studies programme and Professor of International Relations at King’s College London

Larry Pressler (left) with Atal Bihari Vajpayee at a Holi celebration in 1999
Our Man in Washington

An excavation of what has gone wrong with America’s South Asia policy over the years

30 August 2017
The Irony of This War

Despite Obama’s strong words, the West is still groping for a response to Islamic State

09 December 2015
Modi Makes a Decisive Move in the UK

Modi has made the relationship more forward looking

19 November 2015
Into Africa

The summit is worth the investment but India will have to ensure that it remains relevant to the needs of a rapidly changing continent

29 October 2015
The Futile Seat

Modi should not waste his time on the UN

01 October 2015
Modi's Tryst with the ‘Stans

Modi’s Central Asia visit was a good start, but he will have to give it a sustained focus so that the region doesn’t end up being a Chinese backyard

16 July 2015
Open Essay
India's new security doctrine: Red lines redrawn

New Delhi’s muscular new security doctrine could have a far-reaching impact over the years

25 June 2015
Call to arms

The defence sector needs the attention of Modi the moderniser, now

03 July 2014


Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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