Dealing with the Chinese – diplomacy and some amount of hard talk ..

Whenever it comes to dealing with China, there is always the concept that India always seems in reactive mode to whatever China did, almost in fear mode; atleast that is whatever the public message goes. Chinese troops come into Indian territory a long way, and the Government, in a public display of surrender, talks about […]

Chinese incursions into Ladakh – should the Government take a stronger stand ?

First of all, there is an element of surprise in the entire matter in respect of the way in which the Government has allowed highlighting of the entire matter. The news was allowed to float out about Chinese incursions, the way in which the Ladakh Scout moving near the Chinese tents was highlighted, all of […]

The Army chief causes huge tension to the Government, but what about the real issues ?

Ever since reports came out that the Army chief would challenge the Government with regard to his date of birth row, there was some amount of consternation in the Government and the Congress party. Even though the courts finally advised the chief to let go of his claim (they did not say that he was […]