Articles by Seema Sirohi
Aug 21, 2012
Shocker: Al Jazeera’s ignorant anti-India narrativeIt is open season on India. And everyone is hunting. Whoever had a grudge while India was the flavour of the season is now in the game, busy getting their two minutes of fame.
Aug 06, 2012
US gurdwara shooting: Why racism, ignorance are to blameFor the Sikh community in the United States, solving one hate crime may not be enough. They have been at the receiving end since 9/11 — repeatedly mistaken for who they are not. Ignorance about the turban, long hair and kirpan is rampant.
Jul 27, 2012
On foreign policy, Romney sounds like Obama's confused versionSo far the presumptive Republican nominee’s foreign policy musings have been short on details and heavy on rhetoric.
Jul 17, 2012
Indo-Pak cricket: Why does India keep giving when Pak just takesJust when Washington and other capitals are finally tightening the screws on Islamabad, New Delhi is finding excess generosity in its heart. India will resume cricketing ties and may lift the ban on Pakistani television channels. Why?
Jul 09, 2012
Nasheed wants India to be vocal, will India listen?To abandon a president who during his tenure definitely tried to align his country with India on national security issues and shunned overtures from a certain large “frenemy” is just bad policy. And to add not too fine a point, Nasheed was the first democratically elected president of the Maldives.
Jul 04, 2012
Clinton’s Pak ‘apology’ does not mean muchA careful reading of Hillary Clinton’s statement should clarify that “mistakes” were made by both sides. The apology fits in the daily management, not in the big picture.
Jun 21, 2012
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by HinduismA scholar of Hinduism at Harvard envisions India as a "sacred landscape" that existed as a geographical entity in people's cultural imagination long before cartographers, and modern historians, gave it a formal form.
Jun 11, 2012
India, US are talking ten to the dozenIndia wants to be close to the US, buy American weapons, and even send signals to China but not in too overt a manner.
Jun 04, 2012
Celebrate, not Decry Desi Domination of SpellingsIt seems some have a slight problem with desi kids dominating the American spelling bees. There is a hunt to pin success on anything other than hard work and grit.
May 30, 2012
The slow and inevitable isolation of PakistanWhen the game has changed, it is pointless to play by old rules. Pakistan’s impossible demands and exaggerated expectations, which may have been met once upon a time, have a strange dissonance today.