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Kashmir, Nehru’s Idealism and Article 370

Though the State of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) is an integral part of India, Pakistan claims that it is a disputed territory, particularly the Muslim majority Kashmir Valley, while some Kashmiris and the militant groups think that they are an independent....

2018 में चीनी अर्थव्यवस्था: बदलाव और चुनौतियां

चीन के प्रधानमंत्री ली कच्यांग ने 13वें नेशनल पीपुल्स कांग्रेस के पहले सत्र को संबोधित करते हुए ....

Nuances of a Skewed Agreement- An Analysis

As the dust has settled down on the much hyped meeting between President of the United States (POTUS) Mr. Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea (DPRK), and after the experts have had their say on denouncing the outcome of t....

Report of the UN High Commissioner on “Kashmir”: Promotion of Human Rights or creating a controversy?

The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussain submitted his Report on “Kashmir” on 14th June, 2018. The Report comes at a time when the Human Rights Council (HRC) has just begun its session in Geneva. The timing could be a coinc....

UN Report on Human Rights ‘Violations’ in Jammu & Kashmir: Countering Machinated Allegations against the State

Credibility and impartiality are supposed to be the highest considerations for the United Nations (UN) or any of it multiple bodies when it comes to any investigative reportage about events it wishes the international community to take note of. Corre....

China’s Economic Dilemma

In September 2017, the Chinese Government, to make the State Owned Enterprises (SOE) “navigate towards development direction”, revised certain rules and regulations, giving more power to the Communist Party units. This was done with the belief th....

Kashmir - An Analysis of Recent Developments

In a series of swift and surprise moves, on June 19, 2018, the BJP leadership in New Delhi decided to withdraw from the ruling coalition with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP); Chief Minister Mahbooba Mufti submitted her resignation to the Govern....

Review of the Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on “The Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir”

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR) Report (hereafter called ‘the Report’) on ‘The Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir’ attempts to project itself as an even-handed Report.1 The bulk of the Report (140 paragraphs) is....

An update on Developments in Maldives

Political Developments Political developments in Maldives over the past couple of months do not indicate any significant change in the approach and attitude of the Yameen Government towards resolution of contentious issues with the opposition for....

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