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Sunanda K Datta Ray

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | After Tokyo summit: How will the Quad help India?

The White House describes the Quad as only 'a premier regional grouping… on issues that matter to the Indo-Pacific'

24 May 2022 7:05 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Violence in Indian life: Can rulers take steps to curb it?

Drifting towards bigotry and blinkers, we must bear in mind that there is a domestic as well as an international dimension to these trends

12 May 2022 1:09 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Boris’ UK & Modi’s India: On the same wavelength?

History is reinforced by 1.4 million Indian-origin people comprising the largest ethnic group there after whites

26 Apr 2022 1:00 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Can ‘shared values’ douse discord in India-US ties?

Mr Narendra Modi’s actions must live up to his rhetoric before he can respond to Mr Biden’s call to help suffering Ukrainians

13 Apr 2022 12:38 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Biden, Putin and Ukraine peace: Keep God out of it!

It’s the Cold War all over again, the Great Game that never ceases day and night

30 Mar 2022 12:34 AM


Sunanda K. Datta Ray | Crisis over Ukraine poses fresh challenge for Modi

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is too burdened with the weight of European history, nuclear one-upmanship and Cold War rivalry

15 Mar 2022 12:09 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Amid Europe crisis, let’s look afresh at China ties

It serves little purpose in the circumstances to brand China a rogue state

02 Mar 2022 2:08 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Of prejudice and religion: Free choice is paramount

There is no alternative to social evolution in a free society that respects everyone’s right to choose his or her lifestyle

16 Feb 2022 3:35 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | To celebrate the republic, focus on humble Indians

Around 230 million Indians were pushed into poverty during the last 12 months

01 Feb 2022 1:01 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Identity politics threat to social cohesion in India

Tragically, symbols have acquired all the substitute value of substance under leaders who splash out on the circus of gigantic statues

19 Jan 2022 1:36 AM


Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Eco mess, climate of hate, Covid: Tough days ahead

The World Bank reckons that its share of the gross domestic product dropped from 43 per cent in 1967 to 16 per cent in 2019

06 Jan 2022 1:55 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | How the past overwhelms Bangla’s present & future

Culturally, economically, politically and strategically, the present and future of the 2 countries are too closely entwined to be separated

22 Dec 2021 7:07 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | New messiahs of diaspora: India’s success or failure?

The answer to the dilemma lies at home

08 Dec 2021 2:50 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Will repeal of farm laws mark a new beginning?

The manner in which the three laws were hustled through the two Houses of Parliament suggested little respect for parliamentary niceties

24 Nov 2021 3:43 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Can India deliver on 2070 Net Zero Glasgow pledge?

China, has promised to reach “net zero” levels by 2060, beating India by a decade

10 Nov 2021 2:32 AM


Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | South Asia confederation: Is it still a workable idea?

That ideal inspired Syama Prasad Mookerjee to break the law and court arrest, leading to his death, in Kashmir in 1953

27 Oct 2021 2:09 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Priyanka to lead UP race? Cong must stop dithering

With or without Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the Congress alone cannot correct the distortions arising from this massive mismanagement

13 Oct 2021 1:20 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Quad, AUKUS challenge: How will China respond?

Nearly 20 years ago John Howard, Australian Prime Minister from 1996 to 2007, described his country as America’s deputy sheriff

29 Sep 2021 2:49 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | 20 years after 9/11: India must adapt to new world

Even a 'Hinduist' India’s aim should be to secure the goodwill of a stable Afghanistan that is not a base for terrorist attacks

13 Sep 2021 3:22 AM

Book Review | An immigrant’s progress and other scoops from Old Blighty

Did Ronald Reagan really think after seeing Attenborough’s film that Indira Gandhi was the Mahatma’s daughter?

12 Sep 2021 2:30 AM