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Ashish Kumar Sen

'Power Cannot Be Carved Up On A Dictator's Table'

Jan 23, 2008 Ashish Kumar Sen

In an interview from Pakistan with our Washington correspondent , the new co-chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party discusses the assassination of his wife Benazir Bhutto, his concerns about Pakistan's ability to hold free elections, and his plans fo

'Dirty Politics!'

Sep 07, 2007 Ashish Kumar Sen

There may not be enough MPs in Parliament to support it, but halfway across the world, the Indian American community watches with dismay and frustration as the Left and BJP attempt to scuttle the nuke deal with the United States.


The Persian Puzzle

"India does not need me or other State Department officials to give public advice, and we have too much respect for the Indians to do that"

After The 123...

Aug 04, 2007 Ashish Kumar Sen

With the deal done, at the Hill, most members are likely to take a wait-and-see approach and watch how India's negotiations with the IAEA proceed as well as its efforts to obtain consensus agreement within the NSG


The General's Labyrinth

A bad week for Gen. Musharraf turned progressively worse as first Washington trashed his peace plan with tribes along the Afghan border to bits, and then the Pakistan Supreme Court voided his decision to suspend Justice Chaudhury in March.

13 July, 2007

Back To Basics

Ashish Kumar Sen

Post Lal Masjid, questions remain for belated action as think-tanks turn the spotlight on Pakistan military's role in fomenting terrorism in Kashmir, resurgence of the Taliban and the growth of jihadi extremism and capabilities


30 April, 2007

'I Don't Believe In Signing 'Peace Deals' With Terrorists'

Ashish Kumar Sen

Former Pakistani Prime Minister on her determination to return to Pakistan, willingness to ally with Nawaz Sharief, prospects of restoring democracy, American attitudes towards her and terrorism in Pakistan, her marriage and much else.


09 March, 2007

Clogging The Pipe Line

Ashish Kumar Sen

A top Democratic congressman introduces legislation that would sanction any country, including India, which finalises energy deals with Iran. If eventually signed into law, it could create a stumbling block for the India-Iran gas pipeline


24 January, 2007

An Indian In Capitol Hill

Ashish Kumar Sen

Dino Teppara becomes the first Indian American to ever serve as chief of staff to a Republican member of Congress, in either the House of Representatives or Senate—the highest ranking Indian American staff member in the House.


21 December, 2006

Pushing Closer

Ashish Kumar Sen

While Manmohan Singh's remarks about Pakistan were linked by many Indian analysts to yet another check on the Indo-US deal, the US analysts and experts think India


17 November, 2006

The Indo-American Riches

Ashish Kumar Sen

So what explains the overwhelming bipartisan support for the US-India deal? Yes, it bodes well for the future of the bilateral relationship but observers feel that the leadership of both parties has an eye on the Indo-American money and vote...


15 November, 2006

The Other Hyphen

Ashish Kumar Sen

Indian "cooperation" with the US on Iran will be a key factor in determining the fate of the nuclear agreement, sources point out: "The Iran clause is non-binding but the Indians and the administration would ignore it at their peril."


14 November, 2006

And Now, The Vote

Ashish Kumar Sen

The United States Senate is expected to debate and vote this week on a bill that would permit civilian nuclear cooperation with India. Would Dame Luck smile on the deal in the lame-duck session?


07 November, 2006

Eyes On The American Poll

Ashish Kumar Sen

A Democrat-controlled United States Congress may put the brakes on the passage of the U.S.-India civilian nuclear deal on Capitol Hill.


16 October, 2006

Hungry India

Ashish Kumar Sen

While the current "hot spots" of hunger and malnutrition are in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, India ranked 24th on the list of countries with the highest levels of hunger. Sudan ranked 25th.


23 August, 2006

The Nuke Fall Out?

Ashish Kumar Sen

A "weak" PM may suddenly have become "strong" with his speech in Parliament, but has he painted himself into a corner by publicly spelling out a rigid stance on the deal? Will Bush be able to swing the US Congress along? Hear it from the experts in W


24 November, 2005

So Do We Have What We Need?

Ashish Kumar Sen

"What we need we have... there is no doubting the authenticity of the documents," that list former external affairs minister K. Natwar Singh and the Congress Party as beneficiaries of kickbacks in the Iraq oil-for-food scandal, says India's special e


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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
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