India

With its 1.3 billion inhabitants, India is called the largest democracy in the world. It is the product of a multicultural history which started around 2,500 BC, with the Vedic period. The Aryans, a semi-nomadic tribe coming from central Asia, ...

Tim Marshall in his book,’ Prisoners of Geography’ writes that in case, Kashmir becomes part of Pakistan, it would deny India opportunities and strengthen foreign policy options for Pakistan. Pakistan’s water insecurity issues would also be resolved. Originating from Himalayan ...

Launched by America, the war in Afghanistan is at a turning point. People born after September 11, 2001, are now being deployed there. Peace negotiations continue, but with little impact. Yet, there is one question that has not been answered: ...

In his book ‘How India sees the World’, former Foreign Secretary of India Shyam Saran describes the India-Pakistan relationship to have a singular trajectory of ‘dialogue-disruption-dialogue-repeat’ in endless cycles. Ever since the partition of India in 1947, it has been ...

Politics is an art of possible. It is an art of turning your failures into success. These words may seem a bit old school but their application in Modern times cannot be undermined. The question remains how? Well, as we ...

Insurgency began to gain momentum in Kashmir after the elections of 23 March 1987. Syed Muhammad Yousuf Shah, a candidate of Muslim United Front, was contesting from Amira kadal Constituency. As the results were declared, the less popular Ghulam Mohiudin ...

The year of 2018 was one of the deadliest years in the history of Kashmir with 586 People killed, 160 of which were civilians including 31 children and 18 women. According to the Reports, 120 cases of Damage to the ...

On July 8, 2010; India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) sent its first “tweet.” This use of the popular social media tool was just one of a series of efforts to bolster and leverage India’s soft power by improving its ...

India and Japan have a vibrant bilateral relationship the genesis of which can be traced back to the Cold War period when India and Japan had established limited economic interactions even though both the countries followed markedly different political ideologies ...

‘Last night was the most horrifying night of my life. Sound asleep, in the middle of the night some noises around your house awaken you up. You turn on the lights and peep from the gap in curtains, see men ...