Kamlendra Kanwar

Kamlendra Kanwar is a political commentator and columnist. He has authored four books.

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FILE PHOTO: Sachin Pilot

Abstruse game plan comes apart, Sachin Pilot faces acid test

If there was a game plan to checkmate the Gehlot government, it was unclear all the way through.

China is running out of friends

China is running out of friends

In a bid to be seen as a super power, China has alienated almost the entire world by its greed and covetousness.

Altered Nepalese map put the final nail in the coffin of a special relationship

Altered Nepalese map put the final nail in the coffin of a special relationship

Since it was an issue of sovereignty, there were no open dissenting voices in Nepal lest the dissenters are identified as being in cahoot...Read More

Slogan covering mouth: "God kills Xi Jinping", placard: "New China without the CCP" at a pro-democracy march

China is in a hurry to divert anti-establishment mood

Xi Jinping is indeed in a hurry. Internal dissent is fast building up as the economy shows up the devastating effect of faulty policies.

How the Chinese perfected the art of propaganda through deception and subterfuge

How the Chinese perfected the art of propaganda through deception and subterfuge

The whole concentration in the just-concluded party congress was on projecting a larger-than-life image of the Communist party and its le...Read More

Foreign investment: States shed red tape in welcome

Foreign investment: States shed red tape in welcome

China's image in the world has taken a hit recently. As US, Japan and Australia look to move their businesses elsewhere, India grabs the ...Read More

India must assert claim on South China Sea for image and continuity in trade

India must assert claim on South China Sea for image and continuity in trade

China looks to hold the reins in the South China Sea, through which 55 per cent of India's international trade passes. India must take a ...Read More

Tottering informal workers require additional backing

Tottering informal workers require additional backing

The Centre recently unveiled a ₹1.7 lakh crore COVID-19 economic relief package, which includes direct cash transfers for farmers and a h...Read More

Coronavirus: Is China guilty of a conspiracy?

Coronavirus: Is China guilty of a conspiracy?

Inevitably, there are several conspiracy stories doing the rounds and the finger of suspicion points towards China whose Wuhan city was t...Read More

Former Congress Member of Parliament Jyotiraditya Scindia

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia’s exit a big slap on Congress' high-handedness

The inevitable has happened. The internecine tension between the old guard and generation next in the Congress has drawn first blood with...Read More

BJP has an upper-hand in Bihar but West Bengal could be a test of time

BJP has an upper-hand in Bihar but West Bengal could be a test of time

After the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) spectacular showing in the recent Assembly elections in Delhi when the BJP was reduced to a mere eigh...Read More

Modi, the prince among men in famine of opposition leaders

Modi, the prince among men in famine of opposition leaders

The Congress could not have had a more propitious time to bounce back into reckoning as now when the BJP is fast losing its sheen, having...Read More

Pakistan PM Imran Khan (L) with India PM Narendra Modi

Pakistan toes the line in wake of Modi’s force of personality

Both nationally and internationally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tough approach to issues, which many interpret as sign of his bold an...Read More

Delhi triangular contests play out in mohalla-level meetings

Delhi triangular contests play out in mohalla-level meetings

An aspect in which the BJP badly miscalculated in 2015 was in choosing the irrepressible Kiran Bedi as its nominee for chief minister, if...Read More

In 2020, anti-citizenship law protest will haunt Modi govt

In 2020, anti-citizenship law protest will haunt Modi govt

If the Modi government manages to overcome the economic slump and kickstart the high growth process all over again, all economic woes wou...Read More

Voters wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the first phase of Jharkhand assembly polls, in Latehar.

Jharkhand presents itself as a knotty electorate for the BJP

Indeed, the Opposition’s lack of concerted action and the absence of a credible leader may be its bane but bitterness against the dispens...Read More

Hawk Eye: Flashpoints are aplenty by Kamlendra Kanwar

Hawk Eye: Flashpoints are aplenty by Kamlendra Kanwar

The confrontation between the Narendra Modi government at the Centre and Maharashtra’s Uddhav Thackeray-led coalition of Shiv Sena, Natio...Read More

Sri Lankan President’s neutrality is on test

Sri Lankan President’s neutrality is on test

The election of Gotabaya Rajapaksa as President of Sri Lanka is being viewed in India with a degree of trepidation and concern. A former ...Read More

PM Modi and Amit Shah

Crux issues Modi govt must zero in on

The euphoria over getting an overwhelming voter mandate must not cloud the Modi government’s thinking on its unfinished agenda. Yes, the ...Read More

Frail opposition caves in, no accountability for BJP

Frail opposition caves in, no accountability for BJP

It is unnerving indeed that the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana this month and in Delhi in January next have evoked so much...Read More

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