Ph.D Scholar, Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi-110067 Specialised in International Security, Diplomacy, South Asian Politics, Minority Affairs etc.
By Ashawti CK and Rajeesh CS 1/5/2018 Introduction Communal strife and civil war in Sri Lanka lasted more than sixty-four years. This paper analyzes the state’s direct support to the ethnic and religious antagonism that fuelled it, the political miscalculations that precipitated it and the mistrust which permeated both battling sides. In the first section,READ MORE
Abstract Bhutan and China represent two ends of the international system, one being a small power and the other a great power. The annexation of Tibet by China and Bhutan’s close historical and political affinity with India put Bhutan into a dilemma and force always them to pose a question – ‘how to deal withREAD MORE
The last few days newspaper reports have surfaced the vicious and brutal faces of Bangladesh government screwed up with hate, thrashing and smashing students protesting against the present quota system. It has caused a stir and chaos in every corner of Bangladesh, which pressurized the Prime Minister to intervene into the issue. But don’t expectREAD MORE
by Mr. Rajeesh CS and Ms. Ashwati CK 3/4/2018 The word culture is commonly used for a number of different things. Most commonly, of course, it is used to refer to the customs and habits of an identifiable group of people. It has played an enormous role in the development of peoples, nations, and societiesREAD MORE
by Rajeesh CS and Ashwati C.K 17/3/2018 Introduction The systematic ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya population in Myanmar, the periodic attacks on Hindu minorities in Bangladesh, recent but constant attacks on Muslim minorities in Sri Lanka, destruction of Christian churches in Pakistan make it prudent to infer a fact that religious and political right outfits areREAD MORE