• 21 years of Nuclearization of South Asia: Current Doctrinal Trends0

    By: Haris Bilal Malik 26 May 2019 Since the nuclearization of South-Asia in 1998, the region’s security dynamics have changed considerably. This has had a profound and irreversible impact on regional and extra-regional politics, the security architecture of South Asia and the international nuclear order. India had carried out its nuclear tests between 11-13 May

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  • U.S. Peace strategy in modern Afghanistan0

    by Dr. Rajkumar Singh 26 May 2019 The situation on the ground in Afghanistan has only gotten worse in recent months, with escalating violence and an increasingly unstable government. The National Unity Government has been paralyzed by infighting and division ahead of presidential elections scheduled for April 2019. Results from parliamentary elections held in October

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  • Indian Politics: — Modi Returns!0

    by Nilofar Suhrawardy 25 May 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s stunning victory in Indian parliamentary elections marking return of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister have raised apprehensions of it spelling danger signals for Indian secularism as well as democracy. Undeniably, Modi’s term, from 2014 to present, has been marked by saffronization of certain institutions

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  • IMF and Critical Issues Facing Pakistan0

    by Fawad Kaiser 24 May 2019 Critical issues facing Pakistan today are the lack of transparency and accountability in government. From buying influence to spending public funds on personal interests, corruption is eroding public trust in fragile democratic processes, the rule of law, and public institutions. Many Asian countries today are tackling critical challenges that

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  • Unforgettable Zia, As I Knew Him0

    By R Chowdhury 23 May 2019 Following my escape from Pakistan Army in 1971, I was posted to Z Force of Colonel Ziaur Rahman in the eastern theater of the Bangladesh liberation war. The nearly 20-day journey took me from Lahore to Khem Karan to Rajoke to Ferozepur to Delhi to Kolkata to Agartala and

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  • Women’s Studies from Colonialism to Neo-Colonialism in India0

    Dr. Firdous Azmat Siddiqui 22 May 2019 Let me begin with one main commandment of animalism from George Orwell’s Novel ‘Animal Farm’ that ‘All animals are equal.’ Concept behind women’s movement was a fight for gender equality, a fight for justice that resulted into an academic discipline. Women’s Studies as an academic discipline in India,

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  • Interaction between Democracy and Development in the Contemporary Era0

    by Miskat Jahan 22 May 2019 Abstract Though both democracy and development are two conventional words around the modern world, but the interrelation between these two is crucial as well as has a debatable exposure. Democracy is one of the state principles which can act as an important catalyst to make the development more vivid.

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  • India’s booming print media!0

    by Dr Bhargavi D Hemmige 22 May 2019 In a surprise move, the Indian print industry seems to be defying the global trends. The Media Research Users Council (MRUC), on 26th April 2019 released the latest Indian Readership Survey (IRS) report which indicated that the print media is on the rise, adding 1.8 crore new

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  • 2019 Election and the Debate Around the Issue of India’s Identity: A ‘Hindutva’ India or ‘Sarvadharma Sambhava’ India?2

    By: Rajit Das 22 May 2019 The world’s largest democracy is going through with elections to elect the new prime minister of India. After five years of rule under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under the leadership of Narendra Modi, the citizens of India are making their voices heard by practicing their democratic franchise of

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  • After SL serial-blasts, Maldives displays cautious optimism0

    N Sathiya Moorthy  22 May 2019 The Easter Day serial-blasts in neighbouring Sri Lanka may have rattled Maldives, but the nation is not afraid. Defence Minister Mariya Didi told the Indian newspaper, The Hindu, recently that “there was no specific or imminent terrorist threat to the nation, but in today’s world, we can never really entirely

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  • Book Review; The secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey and the Future of Secularism0

    by Zaboor Ahmad 20 May 2019 India and Turkey are the two leading examples of secular states in the non-secular world. Both are constitutionally secular as there is no official religion in them. However, it is different from the western conception of state-religion dichotomy. Indeed the state has acted as intrusive and regulating authority in

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  • Water Energy Projects in Nepal: An Opportunity for India0

    by Dr. Rajkumar Singh 20 May 2019 Very recently in February 2019, the Indian government has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower project in Nepal with a capacity of 400 megawatts. It was decided in a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on and, Indian Minister

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  • The Durand Line Issue0

    The Durand Line is a 2,200-kilometre debated border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. It was set up in 1893 between Sir Mortimer Durand, a British negotiator and respectful hireling of the British Raj, and Abdur Rahman Khan, the Afghan Amir, to settle the constraint of their circles of impact and make stride discretionary relations and exchange

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  • Manning: US Working Class War Hero and The Global Implications0

    This short article is an update on the recent developments in the mysterious saga surrounding Assange and; the near blanket suppression of publicly available information on the state of affairs with regard to Manning. It has implications in South Asia, (and, Globally) of the consequences of holding Authorities to Account and the enduring struggle for

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