Sandeep Bamzai
New Delhi
My Stories
Cut & Thrust: The new Kashmir doctrine

Inside the recesses that make up the all powerful PMO atop Raisina Hill, the chain smoking National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, tasked with writing the new Kashmir paradigm, is finally bearing dow


As the hunter chased the prey relentlessly, trying to ensnare him, there was a distinct feeling of discomfort. For the stone in the shoe while running was hurting the hunter.

Cut & Thrust: The Filthy Indian

It is an abomination of epic proportions and nobody gives a damn about it.

DISEQUILIBRIUM: Scripting a trend

India has always been a nation where household savings were predicated on a model of thrift.

Freedom Files: Aundh had constitutional democracy before India

Aundh was one of the first princely states to put down the drawbridge in terms of constitutional reforms and empowerment of the people.

Disequilibrium: PHULPUR - LAST STAND

The Modi-Shah combine have shown that they have more feints up their sleeves than those in classical Swiss watch movements.

Freedom Files: Offensive & Defensive

Out of a total of 565 States, there were actually only about 40, which had gone some sort of relations with the British Paramount Power with regular Treaties.

Cut & Thrust: Feeding the frenzy

The little guy is always going to have a slingshot and someone is going to pay for it — Vietnam and Afghanistan characterise this bloody guerrilla war — where the heavy hitters were roiled brutally


As the bugle was blown on de-colonisation and the exit of the British from India, there were few in India who understood the nuances of the British brain in India.

Disequilibrium: Blunting the tip

The Mandsaur firing could have been a rallying point for the rabble masquerading as opposition in India.