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Fair Observer: Best of India


December 27, 2012 18:12 EDT

Fair Observer's five best India articles of 2012.

1: Manmohan – Ever a Courtier, Never the King — Atul Singh

Fair Observer’s Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Atul Singh, analyzes Manmohan Singh’s performance as Prime Minister and argues that it is time for him to go.

2: The Siachen Story: Himalayan Blunder by India’s Government — Prakash Chand Katoch

The Indian government is acting against the interests of the country by surreptitiously agreeing to a deal with Pakistan according to which it will withdraw troops from Siachen Glacier, the command of which gives India immense strategic advantages.

3: India's Iran Dilemma — Dr. Kanwal Sibal

India needs to act in its own interests and should not give in to international pressure to halt oil imports from Iran.

4: Is India a Democracy? — Dr. M. Krishnamurthi

Reflections on the definition of democracy and how far it is reflected in modern India.

5: Tottering Government, Splintered Opposition — Srinivas Sinha

General Sinha argues that India faces a sorry choice between a corrupt dysfunctional government and a divided incoherent opposition.


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