Governance and Political Studies
The Diplomacy of Awards

Arguably, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Damoderdas Modi is the most decorated Head of Government by several foreign governments, and that too in a short period of less than five years. The most recent one was announced only last week by President P....

सिंधु जल संधि: पुनर्विचार की जरूरत

जम्मू कश्मीर के पुलवामा जिले में अवंतीपोरा के नजदीक 14 फरवरी को सीआरपीएफ के काफिले पर घातक आतंकी....

Supreme Court on Rafael Papers

The political slugfest that erupted after the Supreme Court rejected the Centre’s objections on a bunch of Rafael papers published in the media and relied upon by petitioners demanding a probe into the deal, has unfortunately obliterated the larger....

Special Provisions for Jammu & Kashmir: Facts

It would appear from statements by certain political leaders that Article 370 is the critical element which binds Jammu & Kashmir with India. Former State Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti says that the withdrawal of th....

Pakistani Estimates of the Eastern River Water Flows

It may be recalled that the Indus Water Treaty, 1960 (IWT) between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World bank, allocated three rivers each, known as the Eastern Rivers (Ravi, Beas, Sutlej) to India, and the Western Rivers (Indus, Chenab, Jhelum) ....

Contemporary Relevance of Sister Nivedita’s Ideas on Education

It is well-known that Sister Nivedita was an educationist by training. Even before she met Swami Vivekananda, Margaret E. Noble had earned a reputation in London as a promising intellectual and educationist. She had started experimenting with novel e....

Islamic State (IS) Activities in India- A Trend Analysis

Recent Arrest of IS Operatives in India
On November 20, 2017, reacting to a question on growing spread of Islamic (IS) ideology in India, the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh had said, “Indian Muslims would never allow terroris....

Indus Water Treaty: Need for a Fresh Look

There was a deadly terrorist attack on 14 Feb on a CRPF Convoy near Awantipora in Pulwama District in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). It was re-ported that in that incident 45 personnel died. Jaish-e-Mohammed; a UN designated terrorist organization, own....

2019 में पार्टियों के सामने चुनौतियां और अवसर

2019 के आम चुनावों में कोई जीतेगा और कोई हारेगा मगर जीतें या हारें, दोनों को ही बाद में कुछ चुनौतियो....

Fundamental Rights, yes. What about Fundamental Duties?

Roughly two years ago, the Supreme Court dismissed a petition that sought the implementation of Justice JS Verma Committee’s recommendations for the legal enforcement of Fundamental Duties as enshrined in Part IV (A) of the Constitution of India. A....

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