Time for Modi to use the brahmastra now that military escalation is on the cards due to Indian army’s blunder

[A face-off now escalating] I have been proved right so often where China is concerned it…

The end of Trump

[Defence Secretary Mattis and Trump] Sometimes you know when a political leader’s career has ended. Losing…

Band aid, tactical non-solutions, for China’s policy of creeping territorial grab

[Indian troops on LAC] Strange, but there was no mention of the troubles the country is…

Why China is doing what it is doing and Delhi is doing little

[An Indian soldier stopping a PLA soldier — a mobile pic hurriedly snapped] The Press reported…

Uncertain outcomes from Sitharaman’s latest Defence industrial reform announcements

[Tejas assembly line] The announcement by Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman that there would be a “ban”…

Embraer available, will India grab it? Nah!

[ERJ-145 — one of Embraer Company’s bestselling medium haul passenger aircraft] Twitter has been justifiably agog…

From the source of wonky ideas, another one!

[Trump and Angela Merkl in smooch mode; Modi looks on] With every passing oped of his,…

What the Indian military should be doing in COVID times

[Indonesian Navy officers at the jetty in Surabaya to welcome INS Rana, Nov 2018] Hard for…

Ram Madhav makes a laughingstock of Modi and his foreign policy

[Reading his master’s latest twitter message?] Slow news week and month to-date (and months to follow?)…

Next Corona steps: Modi’s options

[Delhi under lock down] The 3-week country lock down Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced will have…