Narendra Modi: The global pragmatist

Brahma Chellaney

Seven features of Modi’s non-doctrinaire foreign policy that is taking India from non-alignment to multi-alignment

Impressions of the Indian strategic debate

Is India aiming to evolve from being a balancing power to being a leading power?


Festivals as an India-China power barometer

A Bogus Chinese Dream

The streets of Hong Kong may go quiet and Wong may vanish from front pages, but the eruption of minds is what frightens autocracies such as China

Westward Ho!

India can do without China envy, but it needs to make use of democracy with more vigour. And that is what India expects from Prime Minister Modi

India’s Jumpy Jingoists

The perils of getting carried away with high-pitched rhetoric against China

Honey Laundering

The arrest of a couple of corporate executives exposes a global racket, with Chinese honey being shipped to America under ‘Indian’ labels to sneak past a tariff barrier

Nobel Laureate Mo Yan

Mo Yan is the Chinese writer’s pen name and means ‘do not speak’

Suburbia around the Buddha

A newly erected shrine in Nangchen and the transformation of a Buddhist part of China seen to be beyond the Dalai Lama’s influence

‘India needs to be intimate with China’

In an interview with Open, writer Martin Jacques sounds a wake-up call for India: engage China or prepare to endure its hegemony


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