Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.
India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?
India needs to invest in its military to scare Pakistan to peace and work on its own people to understand the realities of war.
Imran Khan can carry on as in the past, or take fresh guard and begin a new innings. It will be risky, but there is a chance of success if he dares.
India’s deterrence against Pakistan can’t be nuclear but a massive scaling up of conventional military power. Challenge Pakistan to match up & pauperise itself.
Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.
All the Modi govt needed to do was come clean on Rafale – ‘We dismissed bureaucratic objections as we wanted deal done quickly for IAF’.
The five things Modi has got right on the political economy shows good economics isn’t necessarily bad politics.
Surveys say BJP will fall far short of a majority. But Modi’s magic on first-time voters, smaller parties & Mayawati can bring him back to power.
India is mushrooming with Deve Gowda wannabes because being a former prime minister is better than being a former chief minister.