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Rajeev Sharma

Rajeev Sharma is a New Delhi-based journalist-author who has been writing on international relations, foreign policy, strategic affairs, security and terrorism for over two decades.

He has published seven books so far, five of them non-fiction, two fiction.

India, Maldives Row Over Airport Contract
December 05, 2012
India, Maldives Row Over Airport Contract
Relations have become strained after the Maldives government cancelled a valuable contract.
India, Maldives Row Over Airport Contract
India, China to Hold Borders Talks Amid Passport Row
December 01, 2012
India, China to Hold Borders Talks Amid Passport Row
New Delhi and Beijing will hold the 16th round of talks on their boundary dispute next week.
India, China to Hold Borders Talks Amid Passport Row
BRICS: The World's New Banker?
November 27, 2012
BRICS: The World's New Banker?
Some of the world's most dynamic economies are considering the creation of their own development bank and bailout fund.
BRICS: The World's New Banker?
India Executes "Lone Survivor" of Mumbai Attacks
November 23, 2012
India Executes "Lone Survivor" of Mumbai Attacks
The decision to hang Ajmal Kasab, a Pakistani national, was carried out in complete secrecy.
India Executes "Lone Survivor" of Mumbai Attacks
A Delicate Dance: China and India's Border Issue
November 20, 2012
A Delicate Dance: China and India's Border Issue
At what was likely their last meeting, PM Singh and China's Wen Jiabao met on the sidelines of the EAS.
A Delicate Dance: China and India's Border Issue
Salman Khurshid's New Role
November 20, 2012
Salman Khurshid's New Role
Salman Khurshid is embracing his respite away from India's political soap opera. Still, old habits die hard.
Salman Khurshid's New Role
South Korea: Bollywood's Future Market?
November 15, 2012
South Korea: Bollywood's Future Market?
Brand Bollywood’s penetration of the South Korean market is an idea whose time has come.
South Korea: Bollywood's Future Market?
S. Korea's Tourist Tunnel Model for India
November 08, 2012
S. Korea's Tourist Tunnel Model for India
India should emulate South Korea's success in turning a North Korean provocation into a source of revenue.
S. Korea's Tourist Tunnel Model for India
Big Names in India: Unknowns Globally
November 06, 2012
Big Names in India: Unknowns Globally
Anna Hazare, Narendra Modi, and Arvind Kejriwal may be well known inside India. Not so in South Korea.
Big Names in India: Unknowns Globally
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Resigns
October 26, 2012
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Resigns
Could a budding scandal have caused his sudden departure?
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Resigns
India To Get New Intel Chiefs
October 24, 2012
India To Get New Intel Chiefs
The heads of India's intelligence agencies are expected to retire by the end of the year. Who will replace them?
India To Get New Intel Chiefs
Cabinet Reshuffle in the Works?
October 17, 2012
Cabinet Reshuffle in the Works?
A series of meetings in recent days suggest big changes could be coming.
Cabinet Reshuffle in the Works?
Congress Defends Khurshid Against Corruption Allegation
October 15, 2012
Congress Defends Khurshid Against Corruption Allegation
Law Minister Salman Khurshid is accused of misappropriating funds that were designated for a charity.
Congress Defends Khurshid Against Corruption Allegation
India, Australia Press Ahead on Possible Uranium Sales
October 10, 2012
India, Australia Press Ahead on Possible Uranium Sales
Nuclear cooperation will top the agenda of Australian Prime Minister Gillard's trip to India next week.
India, Australia Press Ahead on Possible Uranium Sales
India Pushes Forward on Economic Reforms
October 05, 2012
India Pushes Forward on Economic Reforms
More relaxed rules on foreign investment in pensions and insurance provoke a predictable backlash.
India Pushes Forward on Economic Reforms
Sex and Politics
October 04, 2012
Sex and Politics
A casual remark by a government minister ignites a row over sexism.
Sex and Politics
Policing the High Seas
October 03, 2012
Policing the High Seas
The Coast Guard agencies of 17 Asian nations meet in India.
Policing the High Seas
Mamata and Congress at Each Other’s Throats
October 02, 2012
Mamata and Congress at Each Other’s Throats
A thorn in the government's side, the chief minister of W. Bengal is courting the Congress party's regional allies.
Mamata and Congress at Each Other’s Throats
Sweet Nothings and Diplomatic Somethings
September 26, 2012
Sweet Nothings and Diplomatic Somethings
A rumored romance between members of Pakistan’s political elite causes amusement and concern in India
Sweet Nothings and Diplomatic Somethings
Mamata Divorces UPA - But Economic Reforms May Come of Age
September 24, 2012
Mamata Divorces UPA - But Economic Reforms May Come of Age
An ally deserts India’s embattled government, but the PM presses on with plans to reinvigorate the economy.
Mamata Divorces UPA - But Economic Reforms May Come of Age
Don't Count the UPA Government Out Just Yet
September 20, 2012
Don't Count the UPA Government Out Just Yet
Despite the loss of its second largest coalition ally, it would be premature to write the Singh government off.
Don't Count the UPA Government Out Just Yet
With Eye on China, India Embraces Maldives
September 17, 2012
With Eye on China, India Embraces Maldives
India and Maldives strengthened their defense ties during Defense Minister Atony's visit this weekend.
With Eye on China, India Embraces Maldives
Singh vs. The Washington Post
September 07, 2012
Singh vs. The Washington Post
The PM's Office is taking the Washington Post to task for a critical article it published. The Post has stood by its work.
Singh vs. The Washington Post
Is Krishna's Pakistan Trip All Hype?
September 06, 2012
Is Krishna's Pakistan Trip All Hype?
It increasingly appears that little will get done during the External Affairs Minister's visit this weekend.
Is Krishna's Pakistan Trip All Hype?
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