Commentaries & Articles
Systemic Decline of the American Power?

Introduction “While the US remains the indispensable nation in the free world, we cannot protect our interests or serve that role effectively without maintaining strong alliances and showing respect to those allies”, reads the resignation lett....

Review of Governor’s Rule in J&K and the Way Forward

After the break-up of the tumultuous political alliance between the PDP-BJP (19th June 2018), Governor’s Rule was imposed in the State for the eight’s time on June 20, 2018. Once again, it seemed that the history has destined to write-off any pos....

Opportunities before India: Chabahar Port and India Ports Global Ltd. - Involvement Portends Extended Cooperation among Iran-India and Afghanistan

Formal inauguration of India Ports Global Ltd (IPGL) - an Indian private registered company and classified as a Union Government company - operations on 25th December last year, at Shahid Beheshti port at Chabahar in Iran`s Sistan-Balochistan Provinc....

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) Changing the Nature of War?

Introduction The professional military body differentiates between an objective nature and a subjective character of war by drawing upon Clausewitz. Nature of war describes what war is and character of war describes how it is actually fought. Natu....

भारत-मोजाम्बिक रिश्तेः बेहतरी की ओर अग्रसर

मोजाम्बिक गणराज्य अफ्रीकी महाद्वीप के दक्षिण-पूर्वी भाग में स्थित है। इस देश की आबादी 3 करोड़ ह....

Swami Vivekananda’s Idea of Service

What is the concept of service? Swami Vivekananda says: “This is the gist of all worship — to be pure and to do good to others. He who sees Shiva in the poor, in the weak, and in the diseased, really worships Shiva; and if he sees Shiva only in....

Research and Development Reforms

Iconic slogans evolve with time, reflecting changing aspirations and needs of society in general and the political leadership in particular. Lal Bahadur Shastri’s famous ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ cry had been tweaked to ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Ja....

Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016-Implications for Assam

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 (CAB) has created a division in Assam along historical fault lines. The differences hark back to the language riots of 1960-61, and then again in 1972, with violent conflicts between the entire Assamese and the Hi....

CAB 2016: Home Minister Assures Assam on Sharing of Burden

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, while introducing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (CAB) in Lok Sabha mentioned, and rightly so, that the entire country will share the burden of refugees and it will not be Assam’s responsibility alone to give sh....

Gandhi and the Question of Racism: The Statue Controversy in Ghana

With the gaining of Independence from the Britishers in 1957, the Gold Coast of Africa came to be known as Ghana with Accra as its capital. The country lies in the western part of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea; bordered by Togo, Ivory Coast, Burkina ....

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