Greedy Dragon Thirsty Neighbours

How stealthy China’s gigantic river projects will create strategic conflicts in a region suffering from growing water scarcity Brahma Chellaney’s new book examines the water scenario in Asia in the context of the increasing use and decr....

Pakistan and Related Questions

One expected that with the British agreeing to the partition of India and creating at the behest of the Muslim League the country called Pakistan, India and Pakistan would be able to follow their different paths of government and development. Both c....

Dr Baburam Bhattarai's India Visit

An evaluation of the visit to India, from October 20 to October 23, of Nepal’s Prime Minister, Dr Baburam Bhattarai, must take into account not only what he and the Indian side have been projecting but equally of what was done and how it was done. ....

Socio-Political and Economic Conditions of Tibetan Refugees in India: A Case Study of Dharamsala

This paper highlights the general resettlement programs introduced by His Holiness the Dalai Lama with the support from Indian government and also include the overall socio- political and economic conditions of Tibetan refugees in India for the last ....

Interaction with US Congressional Delegation

Leading a four-member delegation of the Oversight and Investigation for the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States House of Representatives, Chief Council Mr. J Harold Rees, visited Vivekananda International foundation Oct 21, 2011 for an ....

The Crisis of Government

“Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold, Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world” (The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats) June 25, 1975 was the day on which a state of Emergency was declared by Indira Gandhi as Prime Minister un....

Indo-Myanmar Security Cooperation: An Analysis

The cooperation that India has received from its neighbours in its quest to combat terrorism and insurgency has waxed and waned like irregular lunar cycles. While Pakistan has been the least cooperative: an influential section of the country’s offi....

Our Pak Policy Has Lost Focus

US exasperation with Pakistan is mounting, with sharper warnings to it to curb the Haqqani group. The need to repeat such warnings in public also suggests a degree of helplessness in compelling Pakistan to do America’s bidding. Pakistan’s tenacio....

The Maldives

The Maldives is an archipelago nation situated in the Indian Ocean and stretches in a north-south direction off India's Lakshadweep islands, between Minicoy Island and Chagos Archipelago. It stands in the Laccadive Sea, about 700 km south-west of Sri....

Recognizing Somaliland

India made history when she liberated and recognized the Republic of Bangladesh despite fierce international opposition from some of the cold-war superpowers. India took that strategic step because that was the right thing to do and suited India’s ....

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