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Sunanda K Datta-Ray

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  • A feather in the cap... err... crown

    14-04-2018 05:54:00

    There's a move afoot to nominate the British Queen for a Nobel peace prize for her 60-year service to the Commonwealth. Does she deserve it?

  • The future of US-China relations

    31-03-2018 05:58:00

    North Korea's nuclear missile programmes and the evidence of Kim's visit to Beijing can only further strengthen China's financial and diplomatic hold

  • Obsession with status: Indians more meticulous than others about protocol

    17-03-2018 05:47:00

    The deft footwork behind Wednesday's meeting between Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav confirmed that protocol is as powerful in India's democratic politics as it was in the film Anna and the King of Siam

  • India, Bangladesh locked in a love-hate relationship

    03-03-2018 06:01:00

    Blackmail on one side and bullying on the other doesn't make for a constructive partnership

  • Fussing over pedigree, power & privilege

    17-02-2018 05:50:00

    Indian ignorance is unlimited; so is the obsession with titles

  • 'The country is on the mobile'

    03-02-2018 05:59:00

    Has the average Indian become slave of gadgets that were invented to serve him?

  • We are like that only!

    19-01-2018 22:39:00

    Is it possible for even the greatest of Indians to discard the bonds of caste, class, clan or straightforward profit in favour of austere principles?

  • The politics of vegetarianism

    05-01-2018 22:38:00

    The patronage of one of the few public personalities who criticise growing intolerance can liberate vegetarianism from bondage to politics associated with bans and lynching

  • Rahul should wish PM Merry Christmas

    22-12-2017 21:48:00

    If religion holds the key in a nation of believers, the Congress president can balance his tilak, turban and Siva-bhakt talk by also visiting mosques and churches

  • An agenda for the new Congress president

    09-12-2017 00:12:00

    Rahul Gandhi should concentrate on what he can do to promote education, enlightenment and economic prosperity across the board - and not only for the favoured few

  • After Dalveer Bhandari what?

    24-11-2017 22:40:00

    India, the principal beneficiary of Bhandari's re-election to the ICJ, must think of cleansing its justice system to narrow the gap between domestic reality and international reputation

  • A problem of plenty

    10-11-2017 22:39:00

    India is a notoriously poor country with notoriously rich people who can't afford to let on they are rich

  • What India can learn from Germany

    27-10-2017 22:46:00

    That country has been able to integrate different strands into a single flowing stream

  • The value of a £1 coin

    13-10-2017 22:47:00

    Despite Brexit and the pound's deterioration, it is still the proud coin of a self-confident realm

  • Between a cross and a sword

    29-09-2017 22:27:00

    One would much rather have socialist care under an avowedly capitalist government than capitalist looting under the pretence of socialist concern