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  • Status of Social Justice in India

    Status of Social Justice in India0

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    • September 26, 2016

    “Social Justice” means availability of equal social opportunities for the development of personality to all the people in society, without any discrimination by caste, sex or race. No one should be deprived, because of these differences, those social conditions which are essential for social development. The issue of social justice is associated with social equality

  • Afghanistan from Dark to Dawn: The Saga of the Salma Dam

    Afghanistan from Dark to Dawn: The Saga of the Salma Dam0

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    • September 26, 2016

    India has consistently been making all efforts to rebuild politically stable and economically prosperous Afghanistan. Indeed, it is keen interested in ensuring peace and stability in the war-ravaged country without ‘boots on the ground’ and wants to see Afghanistan as a peaceful, prosperous, united, inclusive and democratic nation. In this context, being a responsible player

  • India’s Recurring Water Disputes: Needed Less Politics, More Macro Vision

    India’s Recurring Water Disputes: Needed Less Politics, More Macro Vision0

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    • September 24, 2016

    The inter-state water disputes in India are now becoming a matter of concern. The present dispute between states in southern India on sharing of water only highlights the fact that the political leadership at the state level lack matured approach with understanding of the problems of the neighbouring states. Sometimes, the exchange of bitter communication

  • China Turns on Charm Offensive for Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan

    China Turns on Charm Offensive for Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan0

    Bhutan is nestled among the Himalayas and between Asia’s two giant powers – India to the south and China to the north. The small kingdom, a country of 750,000, has long had ties with India. So India watches closely as China steps up attempts to settle longstanding border differences and strengthen ties with Bhutanese leaders

  • India: National discourse needed on LEMOA

    India: National discourse needed on LEMOA0

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    • September 17, 2016

    The India-US LEMOA – abbreviation for ‘Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement’ – has triggered enough and more controversies in this country even before the proverbial ink had dried and the agreement itself is tested on the ground. It however looks as if the Modi government could have discussed it inside and/or outside Parliament, to arrive

  • There is a just solution to the lingering Cauvery row

    There is a just solution to the lingering Cauvery row0

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    • September 16, 2016

    Independent of this week’s violence and the Supreme Court proceedings, before and after the attacks, ‘distress-sharing’ of available water on a seasonal and verifiable basis may be the only real workable solution to the vexatious Cauvery river water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. In the process, the Supreme Court may have to get itself

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  • The Rohingyas – Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide, book review

    The scale and nature of the violence unleashed by the Myanmar authorities against the Rohingya have prompted a top United Nations official to describe the operation as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Human Rights Watch has concurred, and Amnesty International has called for an investigation into these criminal acts. The violence, underpinned by the

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