Kamlendra Kanwar

China’s loss of clout to India’s benefit

Earlier this year, Chinese president Xi Jinping was riding high horses, having been catapulted by the Communist Party of China to cult st...Read More

Rahul Gandhi adds fuel to discordant Sikh voices

Rahul Gandhi adds fuel to discordant Sikh voices

For over three years, a revival of sorts has been visible in the movement for a separate Sikh state called Khalistan after the virtual de...Read More

American people have to bear the cross

American people have to bear the cross

Donald Trump is truly different — he evokes a lot of smirks and scowls but having been elected to such a high office, he is lord of his o...Read More

Teach Pakistan a lesson for exporting terror

India has been tolerating Pakistan-sponsored terror for far too long. It is time we put our foot down and show Pakistan that enough is en...Read More

There is leverage to Congress appeal in Jammu

There is leverage to Congress appeal in Jammu

As Jammu and Kashmir settles down to a new routine of Governor’s rule with the Mehbooba Mufti government having collapsed following withd...Read More

India needs to be wary of foxy China

India needs to be wary of foxy China

India can ill afford to be coy with China. The Chinese are spreading their tentacles all across Asia and there cannot be any escape from ...Read More

But, can India trust Donald Trump?

It was in 1988 at a meeting between Chinese prime leader Deng Xiaoping and Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi that Deng referred to the i...Read More

The revival signs of Indian economy

The revival signs of Indian economy

After the unmitigated gloom peddled by the Opposition and a section of the media, there is light at the end of the tunnel for the Indian ...Read More

Karnataka: Kumaraswamy needs no mercy

Karnataka: Kumaraswamy needs no mercy

It is a reflection of the gutter level politics that our politicians play that the newly-anointed chief minister of Karnataka, H D Kumara...Read More

The hopes of third front have brightened

It is becoming increasingly clear that Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi’s plan to forge a united front of opposition parties is running into...Read More

Impeachment motion against CJI: The Congress party has egg on its face

Impeachment motion against CJI: The Congress party has egg on its face

Just when the fortunes of the Opposition seemed to be looking up with the BJP tending to go on the back foot, the Congress has set the ca...Read More

Surge of negativity across India

Surge of negativity across India

There is a surge in negativity in the country today and it is not all on account of the misdeeds of politicians though that forms a gener...Read More

India and Nepal on the same page again?

The foreign ministry mandarins in South Block miscalculated hugely when India cold-shouldered K P Sharma Oli in the run-up to the general...Read More

Innovation remains the weak link in growth of Indian start-ups

Innovation remains the weak link in growth of Indian start-ups

What was for Indians seeking greener pastures in the US a dream come true is fast shaping into a nightmare for many under the Donald Trum...Read More

Rahul Gandhi burdened with weight of credibility

Rahul Gandhi burdened with weight of credibility

The Janata Dal (S) of former prime minister Deve Gowda and his son, former chief minister Kumaraswamy, has had a brief flirtation with po...Read More

Rahul Gandhi needs a total makeover

The Congress party’s impressive rally in New Delhi to drum up support for Rahul Gandhi after his anointment as party president missed a g...Read More

An irony in Mulayam Singh Yadav hegemony

An irony in Mulayam Singh Yadav hegemony

IT is ironic indeed that after decades of Mulayam hegemony, the choice in the party is confined to that one family and that the new gener...Read More

Strategic ties: India-China tussle

Strategic ties: India-China tussle

The ding dong battle for strategic dominance between India and China in the region has taken on various forms, some of which cannot but b...Read More

Not the time for BJP to be complacent

Modi and the BJP may have won the battle of perception in the immediate aftermath of demonetisation. But over-confidence kills and the BJ...Read More

Demonetisation: Still too early to predict Doomsday

Demonetisation: Still too early to predict Doomsday

A month into demonetisation there are some hard facts about the assault on the parallel economy that are far from comforting. That the im...Read More