August 03, 2020
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Opinion | New Delhi Failed To Anticipate China’s Reaction To The Change Of Indian Map
China is using the same language...The 1962 attack was to insult Nehru, while the 2020 attack is to discredit Narendra Modi, writes former bureaucrat Vappala Balachandran
Jun 19, 2020
Go Softly In A House Of Spies
A comprehensive and crisply-written biography of R.N. Kao mirrors the warm individual, his formative assignments and the fine webs he’d later weave
Jan 23, 2020
As The Shiraz Soured
A political travelogue, entertaining and astute, examines the innards of the US-Iran crisis
Sep 18, 2019
The Risks Of Divide-To-Integrate
Aug 08, 2019
A Sea Lamprey Waits For Them
China’s gargantuan intelligence network straddles the world. Faligot charts its insecure, pre-revolutionary start, consolidation and West-aided technical leap.
Jul 31, 2019
From Inversnaid to Loch Katrina and Loch Linnhe to the spectacular Scottish Highlands of Glen Etive, a diary on visit to Scotland.
Mar 06, 2019
Gangtok: Anvil Of Statehood
Sikkim’s democratic transformation into an Indian state was planned and executed by RAW. Sidhu, who led the team, gives a nail-biting account.
Jan 16, 2019
Caesaria’s Misdirected Stabs
This is no starry-eyed study of Mossad’s acumen in assassinations, but a catalogue of its horrible bunglings and politically naive judgements too
Nov 08, 2018
Two Wayfarers On The Bridge Of Spies
Track II is a behind-the-scenes bridge to efforts at resolution. Dulat and Durrani’s informative ‘intel dialogue’ falls short of the candour that might make a difference.
Jun 07, 2018
Under The Knights’ Table
The young intelligence czar and confidant of president Rhee saved America’s day in the Korean conflict. His fall was as steep as his ascent.
Mar 08, 2018
A Neo-Colonial Project Called SDM Syndrome
A spurt in ‘separatist diasporian movement’ gives Canadian Khalistanis new impetus
Feb 01, 2018
What’s To Be Done With Our Cops?
With the world’s largest force, India is not short of police personnel. Free them from provincial satraps, and much of our policing troubles will end.
Nov 23, 2017
In A Coven Of Spymasters
An old spy is called up, and an almost cold case dug up. It’s back behind the dreaded curtain in central Europe, against the cold steel of the Stasi.
Sep 29, 2017
Hunger Is A Political Game
Sindhi nationalism predates the call for Pakistan, but was brutally suppressed later. Pakistan’s youngest political prisoner was part of it.
Jul 21, 2017
Jehadi Chickens Coming Home
The US lit the fires in West Asia. India must learn from its errors.
Jun 15, 2017
Turning Just For The Spin
Fickleness is an espionage asset, but Bhagat Ram Talwar, its great master, spun circles around his Russian, British and German handlers during WWII
Apr 27, 2017
The Old Captain In Berlin
These excerpts from 'A Life In Shadow: The Secret Story of ACN Nambiar' by Vappla Balachandran, it is revealed how much Bose depended on Nambiar aka Nanu when he was in Europe in the charged atmosphere just before World War II
Feb 02, 2017
After Ram Mandir, 'Will Now Work Towards Ram Rajya', Says Vishva Hindu Parishad
Soldier Missing In Kashmir, His Vehicle Burnt; Likely Kidnapped By Militants, Says Army
6-Feet Distance, Aarogya Setu App: Govt Issues Guidelines For Reopening Of Gyms
Kamal Nath To Host 'Hanuman Chalisa' Recital On Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan Eve
Plight Of The Oppressed Teacher Has Not Been Addressed By Makers Of NEP
Madras HC Sparks Debate On Regulation Of Online Gaming In India
Re-inventing International Cricket In The Time Of COVID-19
IPL In UAE And With Chinese Sponsors, Ditch PM Narendra Modi's 'Atmanirbharta' Drive
Congress' Silence On Ram Mandir
A Familiar Tale, But Not Just Another Test Series - Brave Windies Undone By English Riches
Will Mumbai Police Lose Credibility If CBI Takes Over Sushant Singh Rajput Case?
VIP Covid Tracker: A Look At Politicians, Celebs Who Tested Covid Positive
Beyond 106-yr-old Delhi Man’s Win Against Covid: A Tragic Life And Financial Woes
DCGI Gives Nod For Phase 2-3 Human Trials Of Oxford's Covid Vaccine
Sushant Had Bipolar Disorder, Was Undergoing Treatment: Mumbai Police
'Will Never Allow 3-Language Formula': TN CM On New Education Policy
Indian Teams Handed Easy Draw In Thomas And Uber Cup Finals
NCA Chief Rahul Dravid To Be Part Of BCCI's COVID-19 Task Force
Ministry Reveals 'Aggressive' Plan To Help India Qualify For FIFA World Cup
It’s Not Just Kashmir, But India That Needs A Solution: Sanjay Kak
Abrogation Of Article 370 Has Strengthened Voices Of India In The Union Territory: Ram Madhav
The Cashmere Game: Why Britain And Russia Were Engaged In High-Stakes Tussle Over Kashmir
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