Pranab Dhal Samanta

Oct 22, 2019, 07.35 PM IST

Pranab Dhal Samanta

  • Comcasa: India wants reliability assurance

    Comcasa: India wants reliability assurance

    Besides availability of equipment at all times, India wants it put down in the agreement that the US will not share data from Indian platforms with another country.

    Smart move by BJP, but total responsibility too

    Smart move by BJP, but total responsibility too

    The terror incidents leading up to the culmination of Ramzan ceasefire gave the BJP a window of opportunity to call it quits on the basis of nationalist, anti-terror narrative.

    Analysis: The climate for dialogue in Kashmir is now

    Analysis: The climate for dialogue in Kashmir is now

    In the first five months of 2018, 71 terrorists have been neutralised in Kashmir whereas 65 is the number of youth who have reportedly joined terrorists groups from within Kashmir in the same period.

    Modi addresses Putin’s Quad concerns in Singapore

    Modi addresses Putin’s Quad concerns in Singapore

    Those familiar with the details toldET that Putin had specifically raised concerns arising from the proposed Quadrilateral grouping comprising India, US, Japan and Australia. He is believed to have also underlined Chinese concerns at India’s inclusion.

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    Trade big ones from small

    Two varying statements from the US — one seemingly promising, the other comparatively punishing —along with a delayed, but stiff Indian retaliation to the US announcing higher tariffs on Indian steel and aluminium last year,...

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    The 2nd battle of Lutyens

    The battle for 2019 is underway. And it’s not happening in the far reaches of election-bound states like Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, but in the corridors of power in New Delhi. Three key fights...

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    There’s no half-way mandir

    RSS sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat’s call to the government to pass a law or promulgate an ordinance to build a Ram mandir in Ayodhya is a clear message of intent. But, politically, it’s still a fair...

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    Turning a new chinar leaf?

    The imposition of Governor’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir can never be an ideal outcome of any political process, especially since the strategic endeavour of the Indian State has been to strengthen and deepen democracy...

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    The rebalancer of power

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be judged by history as the prime minister who orchestrated India’s strategic shift to the US. Foreign policy practitioners prefer to call it ‘rebalancing’. But the fact is that he made...

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