Sanjay Kapoor

Course Correction: Return of Non-Alignment

In the shadow of the US’ protectionist and inward-looking policies, a new world order is taking shape with myriad possibilities, making India inch closer towards non-alignment

The Rohingyas resist shift to nowhere island

The future of the million Rohingyas in Bangladesh is uncertain. The government wants the community en masse to be shifted to a floating island in the middle of the Bay of Bengal. What does this mean for the stateless Rohingya? Only time will tell

Is it really the beginning of thaw between India and Pakistan?

Relations between India and Pakistan do not warrant much optimism as so many times things have soured but this time, though, it could be different as the Pakistani army inserts itself in the peace process

Shifting gears on China

As India re-evaluates its stance and toes a new line on China, it must pause to reflect on the possible outcome

King Abdullah’s visit has provided Modi an opportunity to get Muslims onboard

King Abdullah’s visit is a watershed moment for Modi and his attempts to break away from the image of being a muscular Hindu nationalist who has no space for Muslims in his politics

India walks the thin line between Sectarian Islamic Divide as it explores mediation

Jordanian King Abdullah may have got the privilege to speak from Islamic Centre, a privilege denied to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, but there is a lot more to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s engagement with the Middle-East

‘Maldives is a failed state where no institution is working’

President Yameen’s financial fortunes have improved remarkably since he came to power. He has had no sources of funds or resources.

‘Parliamentary democracy smothered in Maldives’

India is our closest neighbour and has always been ready to come to our help in times of crisis, then why are we playing these games. My party is extremely concerned about the haphazard manner in which Maldives’ foreign policy is being pursued.

‘Maldives is a failed state where no institution is working’

In the Maldives, the President manipulated laws to centrally control everything. Now one man is controlling the Parliament and judiciary.

‘We do not see anyone in the government except President Yameen’

Ali Zahir, Deputy leader of Maldives’s Adalat Party, speaks to Hardnews on the current political climate in the Maldives.