Author Archives: Kuldip Nayar


Kuldip Nayar

Bangladeshi witch hunt

The system needs to be overhauled The judiciary in Bangladesh is so much under pressure that it is difficult to believe the five-year sentence given to former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda


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Indo-Pak frustration

The Jadhav affair, at least, could have been handled better Nothing seems to work between India and Pakistan. The meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian prisoner in Pakistan jail, with his wife


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Rahul’s many challenges

An arduous journey In the rumble-tumble of election, the role of Congress President Sonia Gandhi has not been recognised. No doubt, the contest was between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi but the


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Congress Mughals

King’s son shall always be king There is no surprise. It was well known that the Congress Party is hopelessly dependent on the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty. Elevation of Rahul Gandhi to the post


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Babri Mosque issues

The demolition remains a blot on India’s secularism On December 6, the demolition of the Babri masjid was 25 years old. Instead of making amends for what the Congress government did in


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Real seats of power

The deep-rooted culture of dynasty always prevails Political parties all over the world have come to be closed shops. What is known as the ‘High Command’ usually dictates on who will be


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Beijing-Delhi problems

China and India have seldom agreed on the actual border line This is a familiar exercise. China resents India’s rule over Arunachal Pradesh. New Delhi, on the other hand, ignores the protests


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Gandhi’s assassination

A plot involving scores of people in high places I think the Supreme Court’s order to appoint an amicus curie in Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination is important. More about how it happened and


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Interlocutors in Kashmir

Pakistan, India and the Kashmiri people all need to be part of the dialogue process Government of India has appointed Dineshwar Sharma, former Intelligence Bureau Chief as interlocutor to find a solution


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When Tata met Bhagwat

A sad commentary on India’s “secular credentials” The biggest news of 2016 came in towards the end of the year. Publicly, the key industrial house admitted the importance of the most powerful

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