Trump in White House has been a chaotic streak, thus policy continuity & consistency become critical for India. New Delhi would want it to be said and written again.
The Modi government has brought a new system that has slowly unhinged certain basic assumptions in a bureaucrat’s zone of maneuverability.
If the changes set in motion by Rawat stay the course, this will mark a significant break from the pattern of working the army has had so far.
The BJP has never had a leader with such a pan-India appeal in the past. Which is the reason why the party has decided to expand its presence in a way that translates into electoral gains.
New generations of Kashmiris have grown up living next door to military camps while the army, too, has learnt more about dealing with the Valley.
The real political call, one which is set to figure at the anti-Naxal strategy meet, is whether or not to launch an all-out offensive into the Maoist den.
If Pakistan has chosen to escalate matters on the Jadhav case, then it presumably must have gamed the compulsion for a strong Indian response.
The refusal was officially communicated last week, which was also the time the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh took off despite strong Chinese protests.
Will Adityanath abide by established contours as CM? Or will he seek to change it to his preference? His choice is the gamble the BJP has taken in UP.
Just like the Indian-American reinvented him, Modi's challenge is to politically rebrand Indian-Americans as the best immigrant community in Trump's US.
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