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R Prasannan

R Prasannan

Prasannan, Chief of Bureau, New Delhi, is an expert in defence and foreign affairs. He takes keen interest in history. He has been with THE WEEK since its launch in 1982.

PMO BEAT

Should Khalistani graffiti on Himachal legislature worry us, asks R. Prasannan

Every graffiti is not sedition and Khalistan cause is dead and buried

By R Prasannan May 22, 2022

R. Prasannan on Modi's guru dakshina from the Red Fort

Modi has done something that has gratified me and readers of this column

By R Prasannan May 08, 2022

R. Prasannan on leaders experimenting with their facial hair

Modi is the first Indian PM who has experimented with facial hair

By R Prasannan April 24, 2022

Madeline Albright was the mother of all sanctions, writes R. Prasannan

She warned others against 'walking away with contracts' with India

By R Prasannan April 10, 2022

Modi is acting like Nehru, says R. Prasannan

Modi's India, like Nehru's, has stayed neutral despite western pressure

By R Prasannan March 13, 2022

Ukraine war and our pakora worries: R. Prasannan

A war in Ukraine could make our fries costlier!

By R Prasannan February 27, 2022

Restore the hymn, prime minister; and heal injured hearts: R. Prasannan

A soldier in uniform drinking a toast to the president sitting down? Tauba, tauba;

By R Prasannan February 13, 2022

India got a BrahMos order from Philippines. Is Vietnam next, asks R. Prasannan

Writing about Delhi’s crazy cocktail circuit once, I described an arty-farty party

By R Prasannan January 30, 2022

Modi's Maybach costs much less than Rs 12 crore, despite what trolls say: R. Prasannan

Narendra Modi was seen being driven in a Mercedes-Maybach to Hyderabad House where

By R Prasannan January 16, 2022

Bhutan has been a friend in need, in deed and indeed: R. Prasannan

All the dragon king’s subjects, the world’s happiest people, have been immunised

By R Prasannan January 02, 2022

A pulse-protein revolution is not a bad idea, says R. Prasannan

The farm laws have been repealed, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conceded most

By R Prasannan December 19, 2021

People ought to be ruled with laws they think are good, says R. Prasannan

Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the morning of Guru Purab, and admitted to his

By R Prasannan December 05, 2021

India needs spiked boots to play the new Afghan Great Game: R. Prasannan

There was bad news for Afghanistan’s neighbours who gathered for a dialogue hosted

By R Prasannan November 21, 2021

At Glasgow they must promise more, or perish, says R. Prasannan

Several of the rulers of the universe, including our own Narendra Modi but excluding

By R Prasannan November 07, 2021

Modi's treasures from the US are real, worth $30 million to 40 million: R. Prasannan

Narendra Modi’s US visit this year was a tame affair. At the UN, he made a so-so

By R Prasannan October 24, 2021
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