Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) Protests in Pakistan

Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) a politico-religious party is resorting to unprecedented rampage across the country. The protests escalated to unmanageable levels post the imposition of a ban on the party and arrest of its Emir (leader), Saad Hussain Rizvi.....

Myanmar’s Return to Tragic Past, Set for a Long Haul

At a time when Myanmar was leapfrogging to give a sound footing to its nascent experiment of democracy after decades of military rule, the military takeover on 1 February put the clock back to where it was with debilitating consequences. The junta re....

Action Plan for Handling the Covid-19 Threat-Second and Subsequent Waves

Vivekananda International Foundation conducted a webinar on 01 May 2021 on the challenges arising from the second phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. Leading specialists from various fields participated in the webinar and included Members of the National....

The Oxygen Crisis in Second Wave Covid-19 Pandemic in India and “We the People”

The Silver Lining
Dr. Rajendra Bharud an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer of 2013 batch presently Collector Nandurbar in the tribal area of Maharashtra started setting up a liquid oxygen plant way back in September 2020 when t....

Overcoming the Pandemic: Some Suggestions

The country’s public health infrastructure is at a breaking point. Daily new cases have crossed the 400,000 mark and may increase manyfold in the coming days. The country has only approx. 75,000 ICUs whereas nearly every day, 75,000 ICU beds are ne....

समझना रूस-अमेरिका संबंधों के रुझानों को

रूस का पश्चिमी देशों के साथ संबंध तेजी से बिगड़ता जा रहा है। दोनों पक्षों के नेताओं को बोली-बानी....

India’s Maoists: Utility of Counterinsurgency and Futility of Talks

There was a flurry of analyses in the wake of the 03 April 2021 clash between India’s Security Forces [SFs] and the Maoist insurgents at the Sukma-Bijapur border region in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.123

China’s Communist Party Revises its History yet again in time for use by Xi Jinping

History and the power of the narrative have always been important to authoritarian regimes. Communist regimes have elevated their importance by using them to indoctrinate entire generations with sanitised versions of events authorised by those in pow....

The Course of China’s Military Modernisation and Defence Reforms, 2018-2020

… according to her own admission, “China faces no threat”. It is therefore a matter to consider as to why China requires such a massive military establishment, a humungous power-bank which, even if intrinsic to its ‘barrel of gun’ ideology,....

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