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Modi did what Nehru wanted to, but couldn’t, on Article 370

When Home Minister Amit Shah declared on August 6 that Article 370 has been scrapped and Kashmir fully integrated with the rest of India, whether or not he was aware, he said almost exactly what Jawaharlal Nehru told the Lok Sabha 56 years ago, on De....

अंतर-अफगान संवाद: एक परिप्रेक्ष्य

प्रस्तावना
जर्मनी और कतर के साझा प्रयास से 7 से 8 जुलाई 2019 को दोहा में दो दिवसीय अंतर-अफगान सं....

Repeal of Temporary Articles 370 and the 35A Intrusion

Those who had been wondering whether the Modi Government would bite the bullet on Article 370 and Article 35A got their answer on August 5. Not only did the government scrap the two provisions, the first of which was of a temporary nature and the se....

West Asia Review – July 2019

Abstract
The US-Iran spat continued despite some signs of a thaw and a possible dialogue since both sides continued with sabre rattling and mutual recriminations. Meanwhile the mutual detention of the cargo ships by Iran and the ....

Pakistan: Recurrence of Terrorist Violence

Imperceptibly, violence, both terrorist and separatist, is rearing its head in Pakistan again. Following several operations like Zarb-e-Azb and Radd-ul-Fasad, the army had claimed that the situation had been brought under control. Rece....

अल्पसंख्यक कौन हैं?

केंद्र की नरेन्द्र मोदी सरकार ने अल्पसंख्यक समुदाय तक अपनी पहुंच और बढ़ा कर देश में एक स्पंदन प....

Recent Maritime Incidents in the South China Sea

The last few weeks witnessed two maritime incidents in the South China Sea. The first involved the Philippines and China, and the second between Vietnam and China. The incidents have once again drawn attention to the complication arising out of disp....

Linking the Events from the Strait of Gibraltar to the Strait of Hormuz

On 4 July 2019, the United Kingdom’s Royal Marines seized an Iranian oil tanker, Grace I in the Strait of Gibraltar on the charges that Iran was breaching the European Union’s (EU) sanctions by supplying 2 million barrel of oil to a Syrian govern....

2019 Hong Kong Protests: A Series of Contending Perspectives

Introduction
The 2019 Hong Kong (HK)’ protests were one of the biggest street protests in the last three decades. The protests were against the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) ....

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