January 19, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
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
Our Institutions, Especially The Police, Are Too Politicised
In India, officials are not empowered to brief the media, breeding suspicion among the public that the government is hiding the truth.
Jan 11, 2020
Why Intelligence Support to Armed Combat Forces is Crucial
Established protocols on relationship between the armed forces and intelligence agencies should not be tinkered with, unless approved after careful deliberation.
Dec 26, 2019
Are Sting Operations Legal And Moral?
Sting Operations involve considerable costs to the US government for infrastructure and hiring personnel, apart from compensation to those wrongly “entrapped” who sued the agency.
Dec 14, 2019
116 Days And Counting: Why ‘Normalcy’ Claims In Kashmir Overlook Human Rights Issue
Vajpayee would not have found it necessary to detain pro-Indian Kashmiri leaders, who were, till recently, part of the government at various levels.
Nov 28, 2019
Why European Parliamentarians’ Propaganda Trip To Kashmir Was A Flop
The MEP visit’s credibility was further eroded by the lack of clarity on who had organised it and how it was funded.
Nov 14, 2019
FATF May Give Pakistan Chance To Save Itself From Brink
There is a lot of misunderstanding in India about FATF. It is not a legally empowered international body to impose sanctions like the UN Security Council or the European Union.
Oct 25, 2019
Despite Hype, Benefits From ‘Howdy, Modi’ Event Are Not Ensured
The hype that 'Howdy Modi!' extravaganza on September 22 would immediately usher in rich policy dividends was based on an inadequate understanding of America’s decision-making process.
Oct 09, 2019
With Collapse Of US-Taliban Talks, NSA O’Brien Faces Challenging Times Ahead
Would O’Brien be able to meet the elevated challenges in his new role of guiding US security policies and fine-tuning peace talks with hostile groups like the Taliban or bellicose nations?
Sep 25, 2019
Could Lack Of Clarity, Transparency In Kashmir Lockdown Lead To 'Operation Parakram'-Like Fate?
Unlike ‘Parakram’, which did not affect common people, the worst sufferers this time are the civilians as the lockdown and severe restrictions have crippled health services and communications.
Sep 12, 2019
Cover Story| Tamil Nadu Police: Masters At Smothering Voices, Dissent
I Don't Know Why Centre Delayed SIT Report On 1984 Sikh Riots: Justice Dhingra
Freedom Of Expression In The Time Of Twitter
Congress's 1st Candidate List Features Ex-AAP Leaders Adarsh Shastri, Alka Lamba
'Not Possible, Unconstitutional': Congress's Kapil Sibal On States Refusing To Implement CAA
Satire | ‘Are You From The Tukde Tukde Gang Or The Khan Market Gang?’
Brave Of Deepika Padukone To Take A Stand When Mum Is The Word For Big Bollywood Stars
Jamia, JNU Fallout: Why Is Amulya Patnaik Continuing As Delhi Police Commissioner?
Dismantling Sheikh Abdullah’s Legacy One Historical Step At A Time
Blog: Constitution In One Hand, Tricolour In Another, You Still See Their Burka And Topi
Is It Kashmirisation Of India? Not By Any Stretch
Netflix And Hotstar Accessible In J&K, But Not News And Social Media Websites
Britain's Prince Harry, Wife Meghan To Give Up 'Royal Highness' Titles
Saibaba Birthplace Row: Shops, Local Transport Shut In Shirdi Bandh
7 Participants Suffer Heart Attack, One Dead During Mumbai Marathon
'We Worship Minor Girls': Court Convicts Two Men In 2013 Rape Case
When Mental Illness Almost Claimed Life Of One Of Most Gifted Bowlers
Opinion | Police Forces Are Getting Increasingly Saffronised
Live, IND Vs AUS, 3rd ODI: In-Form India Aim To Wrap Up Series
Police Imperil The People They Are Supposed To Protect
From Decorated Cop To Militants’ Aide: Chequered Record Of Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh
Nutrition Warriors | How Chandra Sekhar Kundu Managed To Serve 90,000 Plates From Waste Food
Is My Most Difficult Film Till Date: Deepika Padukone
Amid 'Civil Disobedience', Kargil Revolts Against Leh, Kashmir On Thin Ice
Road To Khalsa
Delay In Opening Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar Sullying Naveen Patnaik's Transparency Mantra
Political Tug-O-War Over Tipu Sultan Leaves Students, Teachers In The Lurch