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Modi should not waste his time on the UN


1 Oct 2015 | BY Harsh V Pant

A majestic narrative on the Silk Roads retells global history where West and Central Asia form the axis of power play. The historian as a captivating storyteller is less convincing when he turns prophetic. The roads may not rise again


30 Sep 2015 | BY Srinath Raghavan

Bringing the Godavari and the Krishna together in Andhra Pradesh marks India’s first river-linking project. Has life too changed course?


24 Sep 2015 | BY Text and Photographs by Ritesh Uttamchandani

Dwarfed by doubts and hobbled by a lack of political will, India has for so long failed to play out its inherent strength. Can Prime Minister Narendra Modi unlock the great-power potential of the country? A new book by one of India’s foremost strategic thinkers anatomises the power paradigms of a nation in transition


16 Sep 2015 | BY Bharat Karnad

Given how globalised India has got since the rupee was freed to float, turbulence was only to be expected. But it may not be such a bad idea to nudge the currency along a bit


11 Sep 2015 | BY Aresh Shirali

S Prasannarajan • Pratap Bhanu Mehta • Swapan Dasgupta • Shashi Tharoor • Tunku Varadarajan • Shiv Visvanathan • Priyamvada Gopal • TM Krishna • Ullekh NP • Madhavankutty Pillai • V Shoba • Aresh Shirali • Sonali Acharjee • Shreya Sethuraman


21 Aug 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UAE presages a new role for India in a geo-politically important region


20 Aug 2015 | BY Harsh V. Pant

China and India are the two most populous countries in the world


30 Jul 2015

The Gujral Foundation’s decision to present two artists from India and Pakistan in its collateral show at the 56th Venice Biennale this year did seem like a risky proposition. Thankfully, it was the choice of artists that made the difference


29 Jul 2015 | BY Somak Ghoshal

A new history of India’s role in World War II vivifies its players in this scholarly account


22 Jul 2015 | BY Burhan Wazir
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