December 14, 2020

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All Things Policy: Bear’s Den: Why Does Russia Want A Naval Base in the Red Sea?

Russia is planning to lease a naval base in Sudan for at least 25 years. Aditya Pareek talks to Aditya Ramanathan about Moscow’s underlying ambitions, the geopolitics driving this move, and the state of Russia’s fleet, especially its flagship Admiral...

Don’t take the bat home, yet!

This article was first published in Deccan Herald. Views are personal. In a pre-pandemic world, winters in the Seth household used to be filled with gully cricket. Spending cold weekend mornings at a park with your friends was one of life’s small...

Ajit Ranade quoted in the Mint on the need to strategically discourage imports in India

Ajit Ranade was quoted in the Mint on the need to strategically discourage imports in India. He said: If you look at the last five-six years, overall average tariffs have gone up by five percentage points. That is a little...

The world is changing. India needs to get its priorities right

With Covid-19, the most common phrase in every webinar on geopolitics is the “new world order”. This phrase is used to describe periods of history with dramatic change in balance of power between nation-states. In its most recent avatar, the...