Atanu Dey On India's Development

July 21, 2013
by Atanu Dey
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Shantanu Bhagwat: “On Narendra Modi and the hottest place in hell”

Shantanu Bhagwat has a post at his Reclaiming India blog at The Times of India website in which he states that Indians must not stand as neutral observers in the upcoming general elections because the UPA is “an existential threat … Continue reading

September 8, 2009
by Atanu Dey
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The US Leads in Weapons Sale

“U.S. leads world in foreign weapons sales” reports Reuters. Sure that is as surprising as being told that Indian politicians are crooked. But the item helpfully reports figures.

November 16, 2007
by Atanu Dey
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Quo Vadis, Pakistan

Pakistan matters critically to India. One could dismiss it as a failed tin-pot dictatorship and is of little consequence with respect to India’s development and economic growth. But it is just because it is a tin-pot dictatorship that it matters. … Continue reading

December 13, 2006
by Atanu Dey
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The Dollar Auction Continues

It should come as no surprise that the US is selling arms to Pakistan. “2,769 Radio Frequency TOW 2A missiles, 415 RF bunker buster missiles, fly-to-buy missiles in both these categories, 121 TOW launchers for wire-guided and wireless missiles, E-2C … Continue reading

March 4, 2006
by Atanu Dey
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Writers’ Warning

The cartoon row has prompted a bunch of writers to issue a statement warning against Islamism, the new totalitarian threat, BBC reports. Three of the writers are from the Indian subcontinent; three are from Iran; three from France. The full … Continue reading