October 21, 2020
Ajai Sahni

Ajai Sahni

  • Body Blow
    Body Blow

    Does Mamata Banerjee have the vision and the will to see the present confrontation through to its logical...

  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Do No Good
    See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Do No Good

    The real political response to the challenge of terrorism in India has been posturing, diversion and...

  • Mixed Relief
    Mixed Relief

    The good news is that Nepal has a new Prime Minister; the bad, that the intrinsic and entrenched political...

  • The Noise Before Defeat
    The Noise Before Defeat

    As the US confronts the reality of its worst single disaster in nearly a decade of intervention in...

  • The Baby, The Bathwater
    The Baby, The Bathwater

    Regrettably, the Court has tended to collapse all issues relating to the Salwa Judum and the recruitment and...

  • That Recurring Nightmare
    That Recurring Nightmare

    The recurring tragedy of terrorist attacks in Mumbai is compounded by the absurdity of political...

  • Wilful Blindness
    Wilful Blindness

    The situation in Andhra Pradesh, with particular regard to the Telangana region, exemplifies the political...

  • The Virtue Of Perseverance
    The Virtue Of Perseverance

    The prolonged effort and operation that brought about this outcome demonstrates the virtue and necessity of...

  • The Sounds Of Silence
    The Sounds Of Silence

    Despite the murder of a provincial governor and a federal minister in rapid succession, the Pakistan...

  • Dampened Tinderbox
    Dampened Tinderbox

    As repressive regimes of long standing crumble across the Arab world, raising the spectre of anarchy, there...

  • Skirting Failure
    Skirting Failure

    The world, and the US in particular, is yet to respond unambiguously to the continuing adventurism of a...

  • Inertial Advantage
    Inertial Advantage

    India continues to benefit not through a strategic or policy re-orientation but the sheer advantage of its...

  • Politics In The Labyrinth
    Politics In The Labyrinth

    The very people who are loudest in their proclamations of the ‘political solution’ in J&K are often the...

  • Kashmir: The Hour Of The Vulture
    Kashmir: The Hour Of The Vulture

    Vacillation and the unwillingness to impose order in the early stages of violence have eventually forced ever...

  • All's Not Well
    All's Not Well

    In a remark that is both extraordinarily callous and obtuse, Nitish Kumar reportedly declared "All’s well...

  • Vacuous Symbolism
    Vacuous Symbolism

    Time to let go of the obsession with helicopters and Army deployment. Time now to get down to the grim task...

  • A Year of Failure
    A Year of Failure

    Despite an occasional counter-insurgency ‘success’ such as at Duli, the Maoists retain ample capacities...

  • Garbage In, Garbage Out
    Garbage In, Garbage Out

    The core of India’s problems is simple dishonesty, falsification, dereliction. How can there be a consensus...

  • Death By Delusion
    Death By Delusion

    The ‘clear, hold and develop’ catchphrase, and the objectives of ‘territorial dominance’ (or...

  • Maoists In Modi Land
    Maoists In Modi Land

    Gujarat would seem an unlikely location for a Maoist mobilisation, on conventional reasoning. But they have...

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