CM Mehbooba Mufti - Has She Finally Arrived?

Winning the By-Election is only the beginning

In India, traditionally a by-election to the State Assembly to technically endorse the constitutional legitimacy of an incumbent Chief Minister’s continuance in office, normally does not evoke a great deal of political interest.

Gun Violence at Pulse in Orlando in United States: The American Response to Gun Running and the Jihadi Dimension

The Pulse mass shooting in Orlando is a horrendous and atrocious event which beats the American nation, its establishment and its people at their famed homeland security management. One perception contends that Orlando

China’s Second Great Wall

Over the last year or so, but more so over the last month, a view has been doing the rounds of China building another “Great Wall”. References to this Chinese Great Wall have been made by the US Secretary of Defense

मुश्किल में कश्मीर

1947 में विभाजन से पहले के दिनों में जब उत्‍तर पश्चिम भारत का ज्‍यादातर हिस्‍सा सांप्रदायिक उन्‍माद से ग्रस्‍त था, उस समय पड़ोसी राज्‍य जम्‍मू-कश्‍मीर में किसी भी प्रकार के सांप्रदायिक तनाव का कोई संकेत नहीं मिला। इससे महात्‍मा गांधी को सांत्‍वना मिली, जिन्‍होंने अपनी आत्‍मकथा में लिखा, ‘‘जम्‍मू–कश्‍मीर में मुझे उम्‍मीद की किरण नजर आती है।’’

Japanese Polity Weighs on Abenomics

The next round of elections to the Upper House of Parliament, the Diet in Japan will be held on 10 July. The Diet, divided into an Upper House or the House of Councilors and a Lower House, the House of Representatives, has a varying schedule of elections.

Southeast Asia Can’t Get Enough of Israel’s Weapons

Present-day Israeli foreign policy is giving considerable attention to the Southeast Asian countries, namely Vietnam, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar. In the past few years, there has been

बातचीत के बदले हक है आतंकवाद?

पाकिस्‍तानी प्रधानमंत्री के विदेशी मामलों के सलाहकार सरताज अजीज ने पिछले दिनों एक साक्षात्‍कार में हास्‍यास्‍पद आरोप लगाया कि भारत आतंकवाद को पाकिस्‍तान से बातचीत नहीं करने के बहाने के तौर पर इस्‍तेमाल कर रहा है। उन्‍होंने धूर्तता के साथ यह दावा भी किया कि पाकिस्‍तान ने पठानकोट आतंकी हमले

Implementation, Key to Good Governance

Where failure is not an option

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly told his ministerial colleagues during a recent interaction that it was time to redouble efforts to effectively implement various pronouncements of the Government.

म्‍यांमार में सत्‍ता परिवर्तन और भारत-म्‍यांमार संबंध

म्‍यांमार में नेशनल लीग फॉर डेमोक्रेसी के राष्‍ट्रपति तिन जॉ के नेतृत्‍व वाली नई सरकार, जिसकी कमान असल में आंग सान सू ची के हाथ में है, को सत्‍ता में आए दो महीने पूरे हो गए। वर्तमान म्‍यांमार सरकार के सामने देश में और पड़ोसियों तथा अन्‍य प्रमुख शक्तियों के साथ विकसित होते संबंधों में कई बड़ी चुनौतियां हैं।

No Going Back from Federal System in Nepal

The Madhesh movement that started in June 2015 against the 16-point deal to draft Nepal’s new constitution on “fast track” approach is continuing unabated till today. Amidst most fierce opposition to the constitution by the Madheshi people, it was promulgated on September 20, 2015. But the irony is that it has not been implemented even after nine months of its promulgation.