Sanjay Kapoor

CAA protests: When will Congress get its act together?

Congress and other conventional parties are staring at irrelevance if they do not creatively step up their participation. The coming of age of young leaders not only challenges the BJP, but also all the traditional parties.

Why was the Davinder Singh case transferred to NIA?

The speed at which Davinder Singh’s case was handed over to the NIA should surprise many. What was the purpose of this transfer when the local police, R&AW and IB, were looking into the case? The move raises several uncanny questions.

Soleimani’s Assassination: Has the Promise to Zeinab been fulfilled?

The murder of the Iranian general at Baghdad airport by Trump’s forces has triggered a major crisis in the Middle-east yet again. Surely, India can’t escape the ramifications.

A women’s revolution rises from the Syrian war

London-based writer and activist Rahila Gupta in conversation with Sanjay Kapoor.

Saudi Arabia: The sticky politics of war and peace greased by a $24 billion IPO

The gargantuan Saudi Aramco public issue which follows a catastrophic attack on oil refineries presents an opportunity to countries of the region to reorder ties and explore peace.

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.