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Tamil National Alliance’s Critique on Budget 2017- Time to Introspect for the Opposition Party

Sri Lanka Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake presented the first reading of the Budget 2017 on November 10. The second reading debate and committee stage debate are scheduled to be held within 26 days in the months of November and December...

Sri Lanka, Neighbourhood Studies

Pakistan’s War against India is not a Proxy War; it is War through Asymmetric Means

The Pakistan Army and the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) — known as the ‘deep state’ — have been waging a war against India through asymmetric means as part of their strategy of ‘bleeding India through a thousand cuts...

National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence

पहले देश में मानव संसाधन को बढ़ावा दें फिर पूरा करें ‘भारत में रक्षा उपकरण बनाने का सपना’ Printer-friendly version

भूमिका

इस वर्ष मार्च में रक्षा खरीद प्रक्रिया (डीपीपी) 2016 प्रस्तुत की गई, जिसमें ‘नीतिगत ढांचे की रचना समेत डीपीपी-2013 में संशोधन’ के लिए रक्षा मंत्रालय द्वारा गठित विशेषज्ञ समिति के सभी सुझावों को शामिल...

National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

Loose Cannons, Generals and US Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

President Elect Donald Trump has a few weeks more to remain in the ‘loose cannon’ mode before he is fully accountable for what he utters. For over a year he has been trumpeting his wares, his mind and his ideas on a nation which...

Governance and Political Studies

Of Good and Bad Populists that Shape Nation’s Politics

A new wave of populism appears to be sweeping across Europe; western and eastern. Populist leaders have sprouted all over, gaining (or having gained) public support. A new narrative, an alternative brand of politics is being shaped. The trend is...

In Perspective, Governance and Political Studies

दक्षिण चीन सागर विवाद: गलती ठीक करना

चीन ने संयुक्त राष्ट्र समुद्री कानून संधि (अनक्लोस) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं, अमेरिका ने नहीं। दक्षिण चीन सागर लगभग चालीस वर्ग किलोमीटर क्षेत्र में फैला है। अनुमान है कि यहां से समुद्र के रास्ते प्रतिवर्ष लगभग 5 लाख करोड़ डॉलर का व्यापार होता है...

Hindi, International Relations and Diplomacy

What makes Pakistan’s New Army Chief Special?

The appointment of Lt. Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as Chief of Pakistan army has set to rest the speculation on who would succeed Gen Raheel Sharif, but will intensify the debate about the future trajectory of tenuous Civil-Military relationship.

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Pakistan, Neighbourhood Studies

चीन के उभार और पाकिस्तान के साथ उसकी सांठगांठ का सामना

हिंद-प्रशांत क्षेत्र में शांति एवं स्थिरता सुनिश्चित करने में सबसे बड़ी चुनौती सैन्य मामलों में अड़ियल और आक्रामक चीन है, जो “अनुकूल सामरिक स्थिति” पाने की कोशिश कर रहा है। अपने चार आधुनिकीकरण अभियान पूरे करने के बेहद करीब आकर चीन ने...

Hindi, International Relations and Diplomacy

When Leaders Must Flex Muscles to Demonstrate Intent of Purpose

Ever since the Union Government sounded the demonetisation bugle on November 8, various political leaders and sundry experts have been busy categorising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership. The opinions, like a functional...

In Perspective, Governance and Political Studies

Rising Uncertainty in ASEAN: Bandwagoning or Hedging Against China?

Events post Hague International Tribunal ruling on South China Sea in July of this year have been a paradox for the enigmatic ASEAN way. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as a regional body has stressed on using informality...

Indo-Pacific, International Relations and Diplomacy