India

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 ...

The Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978 and Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990, passed by the Indian parliament in September 1990, grant Indian troops absolute authority to curb the civil rights of the Kashmiri people ...

Arguably the U.S has dominated the world power politics for more than twenty five years. Increasingly, now the US is facing more contested world which is unfolding in Middle East and South China Sea.  violent opposition between the US and ...

The partition of British Empire in the sub-continent resulted into two nations: India and Pakistan. The two nations witnessed the bloodshed on the both sides of the divide. Pakistan and India went into wars and brief conflicts in 1947-48, 1965, ...

BIMSTEC: India’s alternative to SAARC India’s interest towards the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) has been increased in recent years as the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has become an ineffective regional ...

Post World War Two, The USSR and USA emerged as super-powers who later formed their respective military alliances and pitched against one another; the Soviets, having realized the potential of ‘Soft Power’ employed a substantially large public diplomacy program against ...

On 26th of July a significant event unfolded in Pakistan, perhaps one of the most politically volatile countries in South Asia. Imran Khan emerged victorious amid the allegations of pre-poll rigging by Pakistan’s military establishment. Later in the evening, in ...

BACKGROUND   In the case of Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, conflict and religion have shaped foreign policy, and you’ll see how.  In 1905, the British found the then Bengal presidency in India to be a very difficult province to manage ...