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Modi Heralds a New Narrative for India

Prime Minster Modi’s seminal speech on the occasion of Ram Mandir Bhumi Poojan at Ayodhya on 5 August 2020 had several messages which need to be understood and analysed. The start of the construction of the Ram temple is a watershed moment in indep....

Modi’s Message: India Can and Will Defend its Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity

The brutal killing of 20 Indian soldiers by the Chinese troops at the Galwan river area on the Indian side of the India-China Line Of Control (LAC) in Ladakh on 15-16th June has led to national outrage in India. The brave Indian Army soldiers were in....

Self Reliance: Modi’s Revival Plan for India

In his address to the nation on 12 May 2020, Prime Minister Modi announced a ₹ 20,00,000 crore plan and a bold reform plan aimed at rebuilding and reviving India in the 21st century. Modi’s visionary speech was notable for laying down a framew....

The Idea of Non -Alignment @ 65

The idea of Non- Alignment (NAM) in the international discourse is often being scoffed as anachronistic and archaic especially in the 21st century political hyphenism where brute power plays out at will. Multilateralism and its notional institutions ....

Lockdown Lessons: Build Self-reliance

The government announced a further two weeks extension of the nationwide lockdown which was to end on 3 May 2020. The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued detailed guidelines on handling the red, orange and green zones in the country. The decision doe....

West Asia Roundup - March 2020

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COVID-19 Pandemic continued to cause havoc globally as well as in the Middle East where most of the returning or evacuated nationals as well as travellers from the infected countries carried the virus. Iran was the most infecte....

Iran's Presidential Election

Iran's just concluded 12th Presidential election attest the stability of the Iranian system. The election witnessed high voter turn-out of above 73 percent. Rouhani won 57 percent or 23,549,616 votes out of total of 40 million votes cast. He improved....

Upgraded Sino-Pak Relationship Increases Pressure on India

At times individual events irreversibly change the dynamics of regional geopolitics and texture of bilateral relations. Xi Jinping’s well publicised two day (April 20-21, 2015) visit to Pakistan, barely three weeks prior to Indian Prime Minister Na....

Modi Visits Russia

With all major foreign engagements, it takes a little time – or longer – for the full facts and implications to emerge; so it is with Modi’s visit to Russia. And the documents and statements made by the leaders do not cover all the ground. Howe....

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