Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Duterte’s Victory in the Philippines and Global Shift to the Radical Right

President Duterte is set to deepen his grip on all the institutions that shape political power. But his capture of political power may not be quite as complete as it at first appears.

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Have Modi and BJP Ended Dynastic Politics in India?

The recent voting pattern in India has unfolded the revulsion people had long held for dynastic politics, but were unable to manifest, because of the lack of alternative leadership. With ubiquitous media, this has been taken care of. 

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View from Pakistan: Open Letter to PM Narendra Modi

While Pakistan is going through a reset, your government can help it pursue this path by  stepping down from your thus far hard-line posturing towards Pakistan, writes on Pakistani analyst to India's re-elected leader.

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In India Modi Wins, Muslims Dread

Major world powers as well as leading Muslim countries have often overlooked the plight of the Indian Muslims in view of the economic weight of India which has been ranked among the world’s fastest-growing large economies.

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Will There be a Détente with Pakistan After the Indian Elections?

A partnership for peace based on sincerity and verifiable actions is the best promise for Pakistan and India to achieve detente. Enhanced bilateral trade is another mutually beneficial track that can help the two sides create stakes in peace.

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View from India: Kartarpur Focus

Security concerns are high-priority, but blocking work on the corridor is not right, argues one of India's respected dailies in an editorial.

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View from India: What Has Changed Post-Balakot

Not much — the post-Pulwama attack timeline shows that India did not cross any Pakistani red line.

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Despite De-escalation with India, Pakistan Faces Heavy Odds!

How can the state tolerate an outfit that continues to hemorrhage Pakistan internationally more than anything else? Isn’t it about time to terminate the red herring that is being used to drag and muddy Pakistan’s image? Given the existing desire for doing so, this will be achievable only through a united and pro-active civil-military leadership. They shall have to ‘walk the talk’ through demonstrable indiscriminate actions against all non-state actors.

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India-Pakistan Tensions: Diplomacy, and Not Brinkmanship, is the Best Response

There are at least four reasons why the post-Pulwama situation requires Pakistan's measured assessment of the action and reaction, careful responses to India and other major nations. Equally important would be urgent action against all those non-state actors that have adversely impacted Pakistan’s image abroad.

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Is the Modi Charisma Fading?

Leaders like Narendra Modi run the danger of becoming their own nemesis.

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