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Our Constitution: Preamble Debates

Last month (June), the nation remembered Emergency, which had been imposed by the Indira Gandhi government in 1975. The horrors that followed have been repeatedly chronicled — large-scale arrests of the then Prime Minister’s political adversaries....

पाकिस्तान में नए आईएसआई प्रमुख की नियुक्ति के मायने

सेना के शीर्ष क्रम में बदलाव के तहत हाल ही में ले. जन. आसिम मुनीर की जगह ले. जन. फैज हमीद को इंटर-सर्....

US Sanctions, Hormuz Strait and Security in the Gulf

The seizure of Stena Impero by Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on 19th July in the Hormuz Strait follows arrest of Grace 1 off Gibraltar by Royal Marines earlier. This represents an escalation. Incidents of attacks on tankers on 12th May an....

A Look at the Boeing-Bloomberg’s Bloomer on 737 Max Aircraft

A Bloomer! In claiming that cheap Indian coders brought down the plane, here is the actual Bloomberg headline: ‘Boeing’s 737 Max Software Out-sourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers’(https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-28/boeing-s-737-m....

Chabahar Port - A Rethink is Needed

Russian, Chinese, American and Pakistani representatives met in Beijing on the 10th and 11th of July to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. This was the third such consultation between Russia, China and the US, and the first in which Pakistan parti....

The Spirit of Indian Federalism

The issue of India’s federal nature has been both a subject of reiteration and conflict between the ruling party and the opposition. There have been instances when the opposition parties accused the Centre of violating the federal spirit through po....

बिम्सटेक - एक सुरक्षा ढांचे की तरफ

प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी के दूसरी बार जनादेश पाने के भारत के घरेलू और विदेश नीति दोनों के लि....

Challenges for the New President of European Commission

Sixty year-old, Ursula von der Leyen, the German defense minister, has been nominated by the national governments of the European Union (EU) to be president of the European Commission (EC). If the nomination is approved by EU Parliament, Leyen will b....

Burhan Wani and the Rise in Militancy in South Kashmir

In the continuing trend of Kashmiri youth joining militancy, five youth from five villages under the jurisdiction of Srigufwara and Bijbehara police stations in Anantnag district went missing in the last week of June. They showed up on social media s....

पश्चिमी एशिया की समीक्षा- मई, 2019

अमेरिका और ईरान पवित्र रमजान का महीना मई, अमन बहाली के बजाय, मध्य-पूर्व में तनाव बढ़ने का गवाह र....

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