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China hobnobs with Taliban through Pakistan: Is this the emergence of the new ‘Axis of Evil’?
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China hobnobs with Taliban through Pakistan: Is this the emergence of the new ‘Axis of Evil’?

Sudden international political developments are happening in South Asia which has bilateral, regional and global ramifications, especially India . Until a few days back Taliban were pariah’s of the world but now are getting recognized and legitimized by few nations for their narrow political interests. World knew when in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Osama Bin Laden was […]

Kargil War- Failed Attempt of a Failed State
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Kargil War- Failed Attempt of a Failed State

Jammu Kashmir is listed as 15th state in Article 1 of the constitution of India defining geographical territory of India.. The British exploited India in every aspect, be it economic, social or cultural for almost 150 years. Finally, the British left India in 1947, but before leaving they partitioned India to create the dominion of […]

Bengal Post-poll Violence: There’s blood on everyone’s hand
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Bengal Post-poll Violence: There’s blood on everyone’s hand

NHRC has reportedly stated that West Bengal is under Law of Ruler and not Rule of Law! Out of the 9,304 people named as accused, less than 3% are currently in jail – NHRC report. Being ‘secularly’ Nehruvian, opposing BJP at its face value is a common practice of a section of Bengal populace. A […]

Unrest in South Africa: A Coordinated Strategy of Chaos
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Unrest in South Africa: A Coordinated Strategy of Chaos

The situation worsened when violence broke out after Former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court. He had refused to comply with a court order to testify at a state-backed inquiry investigating allegations of corruption while he was president from 2009 to 2018. The other charge was corruption in a $2 billion dollar arms deal. When President Zuma was in power, an Indian corporate house (now in exile in Dubai) allegedly close to them was charged with corruption and undue influence over the functioning of his government.

India in Central Asia – A Window of Opportunity
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India in Central Asia – A Window of Opportunity

India needs stronger foothold in the region, assuming that Taliban takes over Afghanistan.
All the other key players such as Russia, US, China etc have had their interests in enhancing their relations with the CARs
Central Asia is rich in terms of resources while Kazakhstan is one of India’s primary source for Uranium.
CARs view India favourably as against wariness for China due to growing realization that promises of prosperity attached with the BRI are not forthcoming.
Smaller or weaker nations which cannot push back on their own then turn to other countries like India to balance it out, as is happening in Central Asia.

Abrogation of Article 370 – A New Era Unfolds
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Abrogation of Article 370 – A New Era Unfolds

(This is the third article in the series in the run-up to the 2nd anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370. Other articles in the series can be read here -> Abolition of Article370 – Secular or Communal? and here -> Towards a Secure, Peaceful and Stable Jammu & Kashmir) India’s Historic Decision to Transform Jammu, […]

Leasing of Hambantota land to China for 99 Years! Geopolitical implications for the Subcontinent
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Leasing of Hambantota land to China for 99 Years! Geopolitical implications for the Subcontinent

The current predicament of Sri Lanka with China looks like a carefully crafted plot of the latter to get a comprehensive hold of the territorial uphold in the Indian Ocean.
Report of a possibility of gifting a frigate to the Sri Lankan Navy by the Chinese provides an insight into what might follow in the years to come.
As the port is already incurring losses, it might just be time before the commercial face of the establishment may soon be utilized for strategic purposes.
Presence of Beijing so close is a huge concern for New Delhi as it is also presents a strategic challenge to our naval operations in the eastern waters.
Integrating Sri Lanka to India’s coastal security network, joint naval exercises and a foresighted maritime diplomacy is the need of the hour.

Towards a Secure, Peaceful and Stable Jammu & Kashmir
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Towards a Secure, Peaceful and Stable Jammu & Kashmir

After the removal of Article 370 ‘Dilli ki Doori’ as well as ‘Dil Ki Doori’ have been successfully bridged with massive support of Kashmiris for Constitutional integration of India. Insurgency had ruined the normal functioning of the state, and had forced New Delhi to notify the erstwhile state of J&K as a “disturbed area” and […]