Articles by Tara Kartha
Aug 10, 2018
Kanwariyas engage in violence in Delhi, UP: It's time to stop unruly 'pilgrims' threatening people's safetyThe dictionary meaning of 'pilgrimage' does not involve intimidation, threats, or violence. Yet, that is precisely what happened on the Kanwariyas' route to the Ganga.
Aug 08, 2018
Imran Khan likely to face a bouncy pitch in 'first 100 days'; hurdles starting with China may stump his hope for a smooth turfWhile Kashmir is at the forefront of Imran Khan's foreign policy agenda, he also wants to restart negotiations with India on the Indus Waters Treaty.
Aug 04, 2018
Pakistan election aftermath: Imran Khan's main challenge will be to fix an economy crippled by Chinese debtJust as the Pakistan election process finally winds up Imran Khan awaits in the wings for his ceremonial take over, attention is back to the economy.
Aug 01, 2018
The Unending Game by Vikram Sood offers former RAW chief's compelling, exhaustive insights into espionageVikram Sood's The Unending Game covers some of the most exciting aspects of Indian intelligence's failures and successes
Jul 26, 2018
Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran Khan no longer votary of liberalism, but offers India room to engageImran Khan has transformed from the swinging husband of Jemima Khan to one who now has his prayer beads at hand and is married to his spiritual mentor.
Jul 25, 2018
Pakistan Election Results 2018: As counting begins, real contest between voters and establishmentPolling is finally over, and counting of votes has begun in what is likely to be one of the most controversial general elections in Pakistan. What remains to be seen is who’ll have the last laugh — the voter or the "agriculture department"
Jul 24, 2018
Pakistan Election 2018: PML-N facing tough fight in Punjab, but overperformance by PTI could indicate poll riggingIf the PTI is able to jump from eight seats to a majority: Or even four times that number, then there would be clear evidence the elections have been rigged outright.
Jul 22, 2018
Pakistan polls: Forget fair elections in Balochistan; CPEC, insurgency will make Rawalpindi tighten its gripForget fairness of elections in Balochistan. It's not going to happen, and the province is simply far too important for the Pakistan Army is more ways than one
Jul 19, 2018
Pakistan General Election: With MQM losing its iron grip over Karachi, political uncertainty grips cityThe contest in Karachi is crucial, not only because of its political scene but in terms of its status as the commercial heart of Pakistan.
Jul 17, 2018
Rise in terror attacks ahead of Pakistan General Election gives polls new complexity with international implicationsApart from the fact that the emergence of a shaky coalition in Pakistan is not the best of options, there are other dangerous portends in the coming election that cannot be ignored