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MADHAV NALAPAT
ROOTS OF POWER
MADHAV NALAPAT

M.D Nalapat is the Editorial Director of The Sunday Guardian.

Needed: Minimum 50% Modipower, not 20%
18th Oct 2014

Those familiar with Yes Minister know how easy it is for bureaucrats to house-train ministers through saccharine phrases. Preening in the midst of what is outwardly an adoring group of senior official

Prime Minister Modi, give us maximum governance
11th Oct 2014

Overall, the people of India believe Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi to be honest, which is why they have taken seriously his promise of "Minimum Government and Maximum Governance". This colum

The US and PM Modi’s trillion dollar quest
4th Oct 2014
The US and PM Modi’s  trillion dollar quest

If India is to be taken seriously as a great power, its economy needs to expand from the present level of $2 trillion to $10 trillion, a fact understood by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is why h

India must use Air Force and Navy to fight ISIS
27th Sep 2014
India must use Air Force  and Navy to fight ISIS

Every once in a way, another of the country's foreign policy or security experts looks directly at the television cameras and indulges in self-congratulation for being part of the multitude of experts

Eliminate terror, not English, Mr Home Minister
20th Sep 2014
Eliminate terror, not English, Mr Home Minister

Rajnath Singh loves Uttar Pradesh, which is why it is a shame that he lost the 2002 Assembly elections, which proved to be an early warning sign to the Atal Behari Vajpayee-led government in Delhi tha

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Bharara, other US officials ‘assisted those behind court-summons to Modi’
11th Oct 2014

Appointed to the post by US President Barack Obama, Preet Bharara, the Prosecuting Attorney for the Southern District of New York, "played a key role in facilitating the issuance of a court summons di

PM Modi stopped fund collection in his name in New york
4th Oct 2014
PM Modi stopped fund collection in his name in New york

Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened decisively in New York to prevent a small group of NRIs from cashing in on his visit, specifically the dinner hosted by Ambassador S. Jaishankar on 28 September

Obama hopes Modi will join war against ISIS
27th Sep 2014
Obama hopes Modi will join war against ISIS

Since September 2013, when it was becoming clearer that the next Prime Minister of India would be Narendra Damodardas Modi, a pragmatic President Barack Obama quietly set in place a reset of the appro

Modi-Xi will fast track border settlement
20th Sep 2014
Modi-Xi will fast track border settlement

After two decades of stasis, "negotiations on a border settlement between India and China are to get fast-tracked so as to get completed before the term in office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and P

Xi to Abe, $35 billion is peanuts
13th Sep 2014
Xi to Abe,  $35 billion is peanuts

Bringing with him as many as eight ministers and 130 top businesspersons from both the public as well as the private sectors, President Xi Jinping of China expects to build on the rapport established

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