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Minorities

The Modi government has created a flutter by its recent outreach to the minority community. It has announced scholarships to five crore students over the next five years, with a substantial number of them being girls; extended help to madrassas to eq....

Al Qaida Affiliate AGuH Leader Zakir Musa Killed in J&K - What Lies Ahead?

On 23 May 2019, while all the prime time news channels in India were intensely pre-occupied with news and analysis of the Parliamentary Election 2019, a few of them found time and space to flash a piece of a very significant security related news fro....

Tiananmen Square Incident @ 30

The year 2019 is very special in the calendar of China as it marks some of the most important anniversaries. But the one anniversary which Beijing refuses to acknowledge is the thirty years since the Tiananmen Square Incident. On June 3 and 4, 1989 h....

Has ‘Sab ka Saath ..’ Ended the Political Trick of ‘Divide and Rule’?

“An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry”, - T S Eliot Politics in ‘New India’ Interactions with the masses indicate a rediscovery of India’s once....

Where is Sudan Going?

We start with where Sudan is coming from. It is a young state with an impressively long history. The Kingdom of Kush in the region known as Nubia in antiquity had much interaction with ancient Egypt, and it provided a line of Pharaohs to the 25th dyn....

Neighbourhood Media Watch - May 2019

Bangladesh: Desperate Migrants On May 10, a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Italy capsized in the Mediterranean. Of the 51 Bangladeshis on board, 37 drowned; bringing back painful memories of a similar tragedy in February. Over the course of ....

BIMSTEC - Towards a Security Architecture

The renewed mandate for PM Modi holds several implications for India’s domestic and foreign policy both. The presence of Bay of Bengal initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) leaders in Delhi for the Prime Ministe....

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