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B. Raman (August 14, 1936 – June 16, 2013) was Additional Secretary (retd), Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India, New Delhi, and Director, Institute For Topical Studies, Chennai and Associate, Chennai Centre For China Studies.


Articles by B. Raman :

NaMo: Time For An Alternate Leadership – OpEd

Two issues will be in focus during the elections to the Gujarat State Assembly later this week— the advisability of

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PLA Air Force’s Message To India And Japan? – Analysis

The PLA Daily carried the following report on December 7, 2012: “The Air Force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army

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Maldives: Loss Of Traditional Goodwill – Analysis

The unfortunate cancellation by the Government of Mohammad Waheed of the Maldives of the contract given to a consortium led

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New Chiefs For Indian Intelligence – Analysis

The Intelligence Bureau (IB), which is presently celebrating its 125th anniversary, and the Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW), the external

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Unfinished Tasks From 26/11: Lest We Forget – OpEd

As the nation observes the fourth anniversary of the 26/11 terrorist strikes in Mumbai, there are still many unfinished tasks

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India: Shocking Case Of Miscarriage Of Justice – Analysis


Instances of miscarriage of justice are many in India. Sometimes, such instances arise due to gross negligence by the police

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US Can’t Squeeze China Out Of Myanmar – Analysis

That was the message that China sought to convey to President Barack Obama as he completed his eight-hour visit to

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India – US: Death As A Deterrent – OpEd

Fear of death rarely acts as a deterrent to irrational or well-motivated people. It also rarely prevents crimes of passion

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The Threat Of Jihadi Terrorism Continues – Analysis

Public satisfaction over the execution of Ajmal Kasab, the Pakistani terrorist belonging to the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET), in a Pune jail

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Kasab’s Execution: Where Can There Be Retaliation By Jihadi Terrorists? – Analysis

Before the execution of Ajmal Kasab, the Pakistani terrorist of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET), who had participated in the 26/11 terrorist

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