There is a lack of confidence in the country that it would not be able to retain its independence, were the nuke deal to go through, which is so clearly misplaced that not even the Chinese share it! As for getting closer to the US, surely that is for
India's interests, in both the civilian and strategic fields are protected. Whatever the strategic purposes of the US, a friendlier and closer relationship is probably reflective of the goals of India's new generation for technological freedom.
Not just a 'bhadralok', he is also a man of firm and strong views and an impartiality of spirit, articulate and self deprecating, a warm and loyal friend. For once, one salutes those who had the discrimination to select him to uphold the honour of th
The dreadful shadow of Iraq appears to have clouded the rational faculties of many Indian critics of the vote in Vienna. I do not include in this category the ideologues of the left, who appear to have subordinated rationality, if not facts, to polit
It is a major change of mindset. It cannot be overlooked that this US administration is willing to amend US laws, an outcome not hoped for even by the most optimistic, but to work to adjust the international regime.