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Navtej Sarna

Navtej Sarna

Navtej Sarna is the former Ambassador of India to the US and the author, most recently, of the novel Crimson Spring.

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The urbane and dignified Naresh Kumar

Kumar’s passing was tucked away amidst the hoopla surrounding Federer’s retirement

By Navtej Sarna October 02, 2022

How and why Japan wants its youth to booze more

Alcohol taxes have now plummeted to 1.7 per cent in Japan

By Navtej Sarna September 04, 2022

Navtej Sarna on the diplomat as scholar

Diplomats bring their intellectual rigour to their research of archival material

By Navtej Sarna August 07, 2022

Navtej Sarna on importance of a few good men in US

Polarisation in the US did not start with Trump or January 6

By Navtej Sarna July 10, 2022

Navtej Sarna writes on the transfer of 2 officers to Ladakh, Arunachal

Rocky didn’t notice the journalist in the upper stands of the stadium

By Navtej Sarna June 12, 2022

Navtej Sarna on Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and The Big Jubilee Read

A panel has put together 70 books from Commonwealth nations, including India

By Navtej Sarna May 15, 2022

Navtej Sarna on surviving global warming

The move away from fossil fuels is not happening fast

By Navtej Sarna April 17, 2022

Remembering the Poles who received kindness from India during WWII

Five hundred orphaned Poles became the ‘Children of Jamnagar’

By Navtej Sarna March 20, 2022

The land of the five rivers is on the verge of desertification, says Navtej Sarna

Arvind Kejriwal was recently interviewed by three anchors on a discussion platform

By Navtej Sarna December 26, 2021

Inaccuracies abound in ‘Sardar Udham’: Navtej Sarna

The recent movie Sardar Udham can evoke mixed reactions. On the one hand, Udham

By Navtej Sarna November 28, 2021

Biden's approval ratings are sliding steeply south: Navtej Sarna

It was only this January that Donald Trump’s trapeze act through the White House

By Navtej Sarna October 31, 2021

Shame China without naming it? Navtej Sarna on the Quad’s diplomatese

Quadrilaterals are generally irregular; the only regular quadrilateral, a square,

By Navtej Sarna October 03, 2021

Navtej Sarna writes on the many moods of Krishna Menon

Aldwych Street sits like an old-fashioned geometry D on London’s Strand. Down this

By Navtej Sarna September 05, 2021

Destroy space to save earth? Navtej Sarna writes on bizarre logic of Bezos, Branson

Boys, it is said, will be boys. Not so long ago, Donald Trump boasted to Kim Jong-un

By Navtej Sarna August 08, 2021

We have no uniform system of public library administration: Navtej Sarna

Development, as it is sometimes interpreted, took a hit in Patna recently. The

By Navtej Sarna July 11, 2021
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