BJP’s Sweeping Wins: New Political Demographic in Making

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) sweeping wins in the just concluded elections to the State Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, have all but obliterated the humiliation the party had suffered in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections....

In Perspective, Governance and Political Studies

Pakistan: Evolving Dynamics

Notion of Pakistan

Faiz Ahmad Faiz, expressed his disillusionment with the partition in his famous verse:

Ye daghdaghujala, ye shab-gazidasahar
Vointizarthajis-ka, ye vosahar to nahin,
Ye vosahar to...
Pakistan, Neighbourhood Studies

पी.पी.पी मॉडल से होगा रेलवे का कायाकल्प

दुनिया की चौथी बड़ी रेल सेवा के तौर पर ख्यातिलब्ध भारतीय रेलवे में बहुआयामी सुधारों की बहस पुरानी है. आधारभूत संरचना, बुनियादी ढांचागत विकास एवं परिवहन के साथ-साथ सुरक्षित यात्रा की सुनिश्चितता को लेकर भी बहस होती रही है. केंद्र में भाजपा-नीत मोदी...

Hindi, Economic Studies

Laudable Reforms in Defence Procurement

Transformative Reform

It is a well-established fact that no nation aspiring to great power status can expect to achieve its goal without being substantively self-reliant in defence production. The NDA government led by...

National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence

Japanese Economy: Genesis of the Malaise and Abenomics

Japanese Economy

Once called an economic miracle for its record period of high economic growth, Japanese economy today has also become the country suffering the longest economic recession in the world. Though the economy does...

Economic Studies

Treason in the Garb of Free Speech Unacceptable

The controversy which has erupted at Ramjas College of Delhi University, will take some time to settle down. The narrative has been divided between ‘freedom of speech’ and ‘nationalism’. One had seen a similar incident exploding in Jawaharlal...

In Perspective, Media Studies

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