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Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

Jun 30, 2014

Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

The home ministry is giving NPR primacy over Nandan Nilekani's Aadhaar. Actually, Rajnath Singh should use both, and the objective should be to identify illegal immigrants, but not throw them out. #Rajnath Singh #Nandan Nilekani #Unique ID #The Neighbourhood #NPR #Nepalese #Bangladeshi Illegal Immigrants
Welcome mat for Sharif is ok, but we shouldn't let our guard down

May 24, 2014

Welcome mat for Sharif is ok, but we shouldn't let our guard down

India should adopt a policy of always being ready to talk with Pakistan, but must never lower its guard or presume that Pakistan will abandon its terror groups. #Sri Lanka #Bangladesh #diplomacy #India-China #The Neighbourhood #India-Pak Ties #Nawaj Sharif #Narendra Modi Inauguration
China needs a U-turn, India only a nudge on the road to reform

Jan 06, 2014

China needs a U-turn, India only a nudge on the road to reform

In many ways, India is farther down the road to reform than China. But China tends to be more decisive when it decides to makes changes while we blunder along #Chindia #Deng Xiaoping #The Neighbourhood #Xi Jinping #India-China Reforms
Dalrymple essay on Af-Pak: What's all the fuss about?

Jun 29, 2013

Dalrymple essay on Af-Pak: What's all the fuss about?

William Dalrymple has been attacked for equating India with Pakistan in the Afghan sweepstakes, but he didn't state more than what was already obvious #India #ISI #diplomacy #Afghanistan #The Neighbourhood #India-Pakistan #Af-Pak
7 ways to send China a strong message without war

May 02, 2013

7 ways to send China a strong message without war

The Indian response to China does not need to be military. Here are some non-military ways to send a strong message without embroiling us in military conflict. #World #India #China #Salman Khurshid #Ladakh #TheNeighbourhood #China incursion #India-China Ties

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Pak agencies now on "kill and eliminate" mission in Balochistan

Feb 07, 2012

Pak agencies now on "kill and eliminate" mission in Balochistan

The murder of Zamur Domki and her daughter Jaana on 31 January shows that Pak agencies are now assassinating Baloch nationalists and their kin. #ISI #Pak army #The Neighbourhood #Balochistan #NotJobsButPassion
Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Dec 26, 2011

Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Contrary to Indian perceptions, the army is the only truly loved institution in Pakistan. Despite its crimes, it trumps the politicians hands down. #Pervez Musharraf #To The Contrary #The Neighbourhood #Pakistani army #Pew Poll

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Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Jul 06, 2014

'Price' of hooch protest

Calcutta, July 5: The dismembered body of a college student who was the face of protests against hooch dens and alleged harassment of women in his North 24-Parganas neighbourhood was found beside railway tracks near Barasat this morning...
Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Jun 29, 2014

'Britain has turned into a neglectful society failing to look after its elderly': Minister calls for new neighbourhood watch to tackle loneliness 'emergency'

Norman Lamb said it was getting to the stage where the state will be unable to cope with soaring numbers of elderly people...
Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Jun 28, 2014

Dig a trench to foil the French! Provocative tip to Yorkshire locals fearing a Tour de France crimewave

A warning attributed to Harrogate neighbourhood watch chairman Keith Roberts says area's low crime rate could be 'decimated' over a few days due to the tour...
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