Articles by Srinivasa Prasad
Mar 19, 2019
KCR’s talk of a 'new party' is actually aimed at dispelling rumours that he is a secret ally of Narendra Modi'sFor a whole year now, KCR has been singing the tune of a Congress-mukt and BJP-mukt Bharat saying that the nation could never achieve salvation unless it is blessed with an alternative to the two so-called mainstream parties
Mar 18, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: In Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu is up against 'Modi's proxies' KCR and Jaganmohan ReddyDespite the underhand alliance between Narendra Modi, KCR and Jaganmohan Reddy, Chandrababu Naidu may still coast along to a victory in both the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Andhra Pradesh if the voters see his strengths overshadowing his weaknesses
Mar 16, 2019
Rahul Gandhi erred by targeting Narendra Modi in Rafale row, not much time left to course correctRahul Gandhi is ignorant of the fact that corruption alone can’t ensure a government’s fall or a party’s election defeat.
Mar 14, 2019
China snubs world, protects JeM chief Masood Azhar: The story of 3 kings and a dacoit offers clue on how to fix himParallel to the diplomatic offensive, India could also think of punitive air strikes on the camps of terrorists inside Pakistan each time they shed blood in India. Doing nothing has ceased to be an option
Mar 13, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi does not 'campaign', he tells stories in which Opposition is villain and he is heroWith one term gone and with Modi's delivery falling short of promises, the stuff of his narrative will inevitably change now but his story-telling techniques won’t.
Mar 10, 2019
Imran Khan says Tipu Sultan is his 'hero', but for the sake of peace, Pakistan PM should look at Jinnah as his role modelImran Khan must remember that it was Tipu Sultan's own army general Mir Sadiq who partly did him in. If the Pakistan prime minister insists on idolising Tipu, he must watch out for Mir Sadiqs in his country's army.
Mar 08, 2019
Pakistan’s terror 'crackdown': Interior minister is Hafiz Saeed's crony; future NSA a buddy of Masood AzharThe two men behind Imran Khan's war against terrorism — interior minister Shehryar Afridi and future NSA Ijaz Shah — have deep-rooted ties with top terrorists in Pakistan, including JeM chief Masood Azhar and JuD's Hafiz Saeed
Mar 03, 2019
Having called Pakistan's bluff, India must now make its own 'nuclear doctrine' more intimidating and relevantIndia must also do everything to convince Pakistan that it also has a second-strike nuclear capability that would make the neighbour's first-strike far too risky to even contemplate.
Feb 26, 2019
11 days after Uri, India conducted surgical strikes; 11 days after Pulwama, guns are silent, and for good reasonsIndia has plenty to ponder before it strikes Pakistan — if it does. That should explain the silence of the guns even 11 days after the Pulwama attack
Feb 19, 2019
Imran warns of retaliation if attacked, but can Modi govt call Pakistan’s nuclear bluff to avenge Pulwama?One section of Indian analysts believe that India must call Pakistan’s nuclear bluff. But that’s easier said than done. So we have another section that warns against taking the nuclear threat lightly. That brings into question what India must want.