All stories by Nitin Gokhale
A few good men and the angry seaRediff.com5 Jan 2015
A Few Good Men and the Angry Sea: 2004 Tsunami, the IAF Story, is the incredible story of survival, guts, resilience and indomitable spirit of the air warriors and their families, civilians and the government's efforts in rebuilding the strategically important military Car Nicobar air base.
How NTRO, Coast Guard stopped explosive-laden Pak shipRediff.com2 Jan 2015
Well-coordinated operation foils 26/11-like intrusion from sea. Nitin Gokhale reports.
Will Mahinda Rajapaksa be defeated?Rediff.com2 Jan 2015
As the island heads for elections, two major factors worry Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. One is the division in the Sinhala vote and the other is the prospect of the Tamils and Muslims voting heavily against him.
Making the northeast a business hub of South AsiaRediff.com30 Nov 2014
For the region to realise its full potential, New Delhi needs to start looking at the land-locked northeast as an important starting point in India's 'Act East' policy, says Nitin Gokhale
26/11: Sheer paralysis gripped the governmentRediff.com26 Nov 2014
'The government, supposedly manned by wise and experienced officers, was all at sea, unable to act cohesively, and with restraint. Each agency was out to score brownie points.'
They don't make the likes of M V Kamath anymoreRediff.com9 Oct 2014
'If you are a professional journalist, don't ever think that your work is going to bring in revolution or that you are going to change the world. That job is best left to the revolutionaries,' M V Kamath, the legendary journalist who passed away on October 9, told Nitin Gokhale.
Why India-Japan strategic ties are critical in containing ChinaRediff.com24 Jan 2014
As Japan beefs up its defences against China, both New Delhi and Tokyo seem to have decided to re-energise their relationship to ensure a strategic balance in Asia. It is a clear signal that they may be ready to work together in containing if not confronting China, says Nitin Gokhale.
Arvind Kejriwal, This is the chief minister to emulateRediff.com27 Dec 2013
The media and social media are abuzz about the no-frills style of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Delhi's to-be-CM Arvind Kejriwal, both very unusual politicians in today's India. But India has not seen a chief minister like Nripen Chakraborty whose spartan lifestyle and frugal habits were the subject of legend.