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West Asia Review, May 2019

US-Iran May, the holy month of Ramadan, instead of ensuing peace, witnessed heightening of tensions in the Middle East region. On May 2, President Trump declared that no more waivers in purchase of oil will be allowed for the eight countries incl....

Israel’s Dissolved Knesset

On 9 April 2019, national election was held in Israel in which the incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assumed victory. The ruling party, Likud maintained its lead in the 120 members Israeli Parliament, Knesset with 35 seats. Likud’s allies....

27 मार्च 2019 का ए-सैट परीक्षण

भारत ने आखिरकार उपग्रह रोधी प्रौद्योगिकी (ए-सैट) का परीक्षण कर ही लिया। भारत की क्षमता दर्शाने क....

Ideas for PM Modi’s upcoming SCO Summit in Kyrgyzstan

The 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit is scheduled to be held on 13-14 June 2019 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. It is the second summit after India was granted full membership of this organization in June 2017, along with Pakistan. As repo....

Historical Perspective on Ancient and Medieval Sino-India Wars

Abstract Before the 1962 border clash, Mao Zedong apparently told his commanders that China and India had previously fought ‘One and a half wars’ and in both instances India had been defeated convincingly. This historical misconception would ....

Jal Shakti

One of the highlights of Government formation for a second time under the prime ministership of Narendra Modi was the creation of a new Jal Shakti Ministry. This was pursuant to the promise the Bharatiya Janata Party had made in its poll manifesto, n....

Shangri-La Dialogue-2019 - Implications for India’s Security Policy

Recalling Queen Victoria’s diamond Jubilee in 1897, Arnold Toynbee had remarked, “Here we are at the top of the world. We have arrived at this peak to stay forever. There is off course, this thing called history”. At the Shangri-La Dialogue (SL....

नए भारत के निर्माण में सहयोग के लिए चारों शीर्ष मंत्रियों को करना होगा मिलजुलकर काम

मोदी सरकार के नए मंत्रिमंडल की एक अनूठी विशेषता यह है कि चार शीर्ष मंत्रालय - गृह, वित्त, रक्षा और....

A Survey of Global Media’s Perspective on Indian Elections

Afghanistan The media in Afghanistan has covered Indian elections from the beginning. The Kabul based TOLO News wrote a story on 11 April 2019 tilted “India’s giant elections get underway”. The story talks about how Prime Minister Narendra ....

Gunners March Ahead on a New Path of Resurgence: A Perspective

The Jinx of Bofors It was not very long ago when the mere mention of Artillery summoned the unsavoury thought of 'the infamous Bofors'. A gun howitzer which in its aftermath of procurement dried up further acquisitions; for over three decades (19....

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