War Clouds over Europe: Are we prepared?


One wrote in 2013 about “Europe Going Down”, that ‘as Europe goes down we need to be prepared for consequences’. To quote: “The European economic and social crisis is becoming worse with each passing day”. One...

Historical and Civilisational Studies

Clash of Ideas and a New Template

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be on a roll at the moment but we will soon know if the smile remains on March 11 when the results of five State Assembly elections are announced. For now it can bask in its success at the local body...

In Perspective, Governance and Political Studies

Pakistan Needs Tough Handling

No Indian government so far has found an answer to our unique Pakistan problem. Pakistan was a product of deep divisions - of land, people and religion - accompanied by bloodshed, ethnic cleansing and refugee flows. India’s secular, multi-...

Pakistan, Neighbourhood Studies

Pakistan’s Focus on Babur and Raad Cruise Missiles


Cruise missiles, unlike ballistic missiles, fly an essentially horizontal cruise path for most of the duration of its flight and can manoeuvre like an aircraft through way points. They are difficult to locate and...

Technological and Scientific Studies

राजनीतिक दलों के चंदे की व्यवस्था सुधारने की आवश्यकता

केंद्र सरकार के नोटबंदी अभियान का एक अच्छा नतीजा यह है कि राजनीतिक दलों को चंदे की प्रक्रिया में सुधारों की मांग एक बार फिर जोर पकड़ गई है। चूंकि नोटबंदी को काले धन पर अंकुश लगाने वाला माना जा रहा है और राजनीति में काले धन की भूमिका को कौन नहीं...

Hindi, Governance and Political Studies

Charisma: The Good and the Bad Sides

Will the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) disintegrate following the acrimonious differences within the party after J Jayalalithaa’s demise? Will the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the...

In Perspective, Governance and Political Studies

निर्भया कांड तथा उसके बाद महिला सुरक्षा का आंकलन

दिसम्बर 2012 में एक युवती के साथ हुए दर्दनाक सामूहिक बलात्कार हिंसा तथा युवती की हत्या ने पूरे देश को झकझोर दिया था। दिल्ली में इस कांड के विरोध में जबरदस्त धरने प्रदर्शन किए गये तथा इसी प्रकार की सहानुभूति पूरे देश में देखी गयी थी। इस प्रकार की...

Hindi, Governance and Political Studies

Cooperative Security and Military Intervention: India’s Emerging Role

China’s Military Assertiveness

China’s growing power and influence and its mounting military assertiveness are causing concern not only to India, but also to most other countries in the Indo-Pacific region. Referring to India’s...

National Security and Strategic Studies