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.