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Repeal of Article 370 - Pakistan’s Reaction

Articles 370 and 35 A, which gave special status to J&K were part of Indian Constitution. Their repeal does not violate any international agreement. These ensured that the people of J&K enjoyed democratic rights within the Indian Union, which the peo....

कश्मीर – सामने आया नया मौका

केंद्रीय गृह मंत्री राजनाथ सिंह ने एक बड़ा कदम उठाते हुए 23 अक्टूबर, 2017 को ऐलान किया कि भारत सरकार न....

जम्मू कश्मीर: विशेष प्रतिनिधि के लिए आसान नहीं होगी राह

खुफिया ब्यूरो के पूर्व निदेशक श्री दिनेश्वर शर्मा को सरकार ने कश्मीर के लोगों की “जायज इच्छाओं....

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: India Must Stay Out

Furthering China’s Grand Strategy Leaders from almost 30 countries gathered in Beijing this week to endorse President Xi Jinping’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) initiative, now called ‘Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The p....

China’s Stance towards Pakistan Occupied Kashmir: Recent Developments

Background Given its geo-strategic location, China has been keenly interested in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) for long. The Chinese plan, to use Pakistan card against India dates back to the 1950’s when Zhou En Lai suggested....

The 'Chief' Among Our Worries

While India remains obsessed with counting or changing its notes and coins, Pakistan appears to be moving quietly towards changing its Army Chief. That is a big event in that country considering the kind of power the Chief wields. Yet,....

India’s New Pre-Emptive Action and Equivalent Retaliation (PAER) Strategy

Most people see India’s recent surgical strikes as retaliation and an avenging of the Uri terror attack. While there is some truth in this, it is not the complete truth. India has been sufferingacts of terror for two and a half decad....

India's Pakistan Policy: On The Right Track

The developments of the last few weeks, culminating in the highly successful surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army across the LoC in the wee hours of 29 September 2016, constitute a defining moment as they mark a definitive shift in India's P....

Surgical Strikes and More

The surgical strikes by the Indian army on the launch pads along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K for infiltrating terrorists into India is a long-awaited step with major implications for the future. For 55 years India has not crossed the LoC in J&K ....

VIF Director's Message on the Surgical Strikes

Bravo India! At the outset, we will like to convey our compliments to the Modi Government for the most befitting and unambiguous message by India to Pakistan that the continuing acts of terrorism perpetrated by the Pakistan deep State throu....

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