Power of Disruption and Yogi Adityanath’s Challenges

There are two ways to understand the political developments in Uttar Pradesh. One is individual-centric and the other is issue-centric. The first may appear narrow but is nevertheless relevant, especially when the individual concerned has strong...

In Perspective, Governance and Political Studies

Alternative Conflict Resolution Initiative: A Way Forward For the North East

Conflict Resolution is Beyond Treaties

The larger perception prevailing in India is deep-rooted socio-political conflict in the North East which cannot be resolved through negotiations and treaties alone because the entire...

Governance and Political Studies

नि:शक्तता विधेयक, ऐतिहासिक उपलब्धि

इस देश के लोग वर्तमान दशक में 16 दिसंबर को दो कारणों के लिए याद रखेंगे: पहला कारण सदमे भरी याद है और दूसरा खुशी भरा है। पहली घटना कारण चार वर्ष पहले राष्ट्रीय राजधानी में एक युवती के साथ हुए सामूहिक बलात्कार की घृणित एवं डरावनी घटना से संबंधित है...

Hindi, Governance and Political Studies

Russia’s Involvement in Libya and its Consequences

Post-Gaddafi Libya

In the past six month, General Haftar, the leader of the Libyan National Army (LNA), supported by the Eastern Parliament in Tobruk, has visited Moscow twice. He also spoke with the Russian Defence...

International Relations and Diplomacy

Pakistan: A Dangerous Divide

The civil-military tug of war in Pakistan has masked what could be an even more dangerous divide in the polity. This is the growing alienation among Pakhtuns in Pakistan during the last few years, culminating in the recent racial profiling of the...

Pakistan, Neighbourhood Studies

China's Economic Engagement in Africa

China’s engagement with Africa over the past decade is one of the most significant recent developments in the region. The People’s Republic of China, has immensely strengthened its ties with the African nations. China’s history of engagement with...

Economic Studies

सर्वोत्कृष्ट सेना के सर्वोत्कृष्ट प्रमुख

“मैं शेरों की उस फौज से नहीं डरता, जिसकी अगुआई भेड़ करती है; मैं भेड़ों की उस फौज से डरता हूं, जिसका मुखिया शेर होता है।”

सिकंदर महान

आगे बढ़ने का समय

अब सेना की कमान संभाल रहे सेना प्रमुख के नाम की...

National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

Why the Media is Unable to Fathom the Modi Phenomenon

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) spectacular victory in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and its impressive performance in three other states has stunned commentators and psephologists alike. The eventual outcome in this unforgettable electoral battle was...

Governance and Political Studies

Saudis’ Yemeni Quagmire


In the month of March 2015, a Saudi led coalition consisting of ten nations, decided to carry out an aerial bombing campaign against Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East in support of its deposed...

International Relations and Diplomacy