Sanjay Kapoor

Afghan Polls: All Fingers Crossed

The election results and how the new government accommodates Taliban will decide whether it will end the relentless conflict and daily violence and deaths in this region.

Turkey and Kurds: Is the end game in sight?

It could be quite possible if Turkey — satisfied with the push back of Kurds from their enclaves — decides to withdraw its troops.

Howdy Kashmir: When Constitutional Morality has No Takers

These are dark times not just for those who are living in an unprecedented lockdown, but also for those whose feel disenfranchised and demonised in the land of Gandhi and Nehru for their beliefs and faith in Indian democracy, as enshrined in the values of the Indian freedom movement.

Chinese challenge to Modi’s Kashmir gamble

With an adverse international media coverage on mass human rights violations, the UN security council taking up Kashmir for the first time in 70 years, and the big powers openly meddling, despite the posturing, the Indian government is clearly on the defensive.

Kashmir, Afghanistan, Trump and Modi: Mysterious Mediation

US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate in Kashmir and his rehabilitation of Pakistan as a frontline State against terror is a manifestation of India’s loss of leverage in Afghanistan after it lowered its engagement with Chabahar port and Iran.

‘The world will be defined by a unique global legitimacy crisis in the coming years’

EXCLUSIVE: Maha Hosain Aziz in conversation with Sanjay Kapoor

Goodbye, Mrs Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit would be missed as a liberal democrat, a great and visionary administrator, a symbol of urban modernity, a refined connoisseur of arts and culture, and an affable and amiable person with a big heart full of warmth and generosity.

Huawei: Hesitations, Hiccups and Hoo-Ha

If Huawei were to be ousted from the September 5G trials, then this would possibly be the fourth occasion when India would have changed its well-articulated foreign policy to align itself with that of the US.

Checkmate Chabahar?

Why has India wilted under US pressure on Iran?

Massive Mandate, Stunning Silence

Can the majority backing BJP truly accept that they will finally inherit a peaceful, stable and prosperous nation without communal violence, lawlessness, mob lynchings, and all-round bloody anarchy?