1. Caught in a zero-COVID entice
    China’s technique of lockdown and mass testing that made sense in a world with out vaccines is now previous its sell-by date. Ananth Krishnan studies on what the intense measures and the enlargement of state energy have meant for the each day lives of residents.
  2. Geopolitics with out geoeconomics, a idiot’s errand
    India’s present coverage of pursuing geopolitical ends with out geoeconomic ballast is a regressive step, writes Happymon Jacob.
  3. For India, the buzzword now could be ‘all-alignment’
    Its participation within the SCO summit is a transparent sign of pursuing multi-alignment with its companions worldwide, writes Suhasini Haidar.
  4. Will the way forward for the Commonwealth change?
    After Queen Elizabeth’s reign, will a number of nations go the Barbados method and shed ties with Britain’s monarchy? explains Narayan Lakshman.
  5. A disruptive nexus of China and Pakistan
    There’s little doubt that China makes use of Pakistan as a proxy army and nuclear energy towards India, writes Sujan Chinoy.