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  • It’s advantage DMK in Tamil Nadu for now0

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    • September 1, 2017

    It’s advantage DMK in Tamil Nadu for now But not for too long, as TTV Dinakaran can still play spoilsport, says N Sathiya Moorthy. N Sathiya Moorthy, 1 September 2017 With acting governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao reportedly telling political interlocutors that he could not intervene in what is essentially an ‘internal matter’ of the ruling All India

  • Lessons From History on the Feasibility of RSS’s Politics0

    By Shankar Gopalakrishnan on 31/08/2017 The danger of Hindutva politics lies not in creating a ‘Hindu Rashtra’ but in the destruction it will wreak and the lives it will destroy during its dominance and in its aftermath. The experiences of other countries provide strong grounds for believing that the Hindu Rashtra project is absurd, a

  • Doklam: Who won?0

    North Korea’s latest missile outrage has stolen the global headlines from a potentially even more significant turn of events in world security. That is the seemingly sudden resolution of the border confrontation between Chinese and Indian troops in an area known as Doklam in disputed Himalayan territory. The Indian government has been careful to let

  • It’s Time to Shift Gears in Afghanistan0

    It’s Time to Shift Gears in Afghanistan Anand ArniPranay Kotasthane 31 Aug, 2017 Image Source: US Army, https://goo.gl/QXtqE8 Anand Arnianand_arni Pranay Kotasthane@pranaykotas The stage is set for India to forge ahead on the India—Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement. Here are a few ideas on what can be done. A year ago, we had written this with

  • Rohyinga Villages Burning Again0

    by M Adil Khan — August 31, 2017 Authorities in Myanmar say close to 100 people have been killed since Friday when armed men, reportedly from the ArakanRohynga Salvation Army (ARSA), launched a pre-dawn raid on police outposts in the conflict region and this has been the main cause of the latest violence in Arakan.

  • India: AIADMK likely to expel VK Sasikala at the general council meeting in September!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal As Tamil Nadu governor Rao refused to ask the CM Palanisamy to test his majority on the floor of the house as demanded by DMK and Sasikala-Dinakaran and family, Dinakaran is annoyed. “Chinnanna,” nephew of Chinnamma Sasikala, jailed for rampant corrupt operations, looting the resources belonging to Tamil people. The ruling

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  • End of Year Editorial; Evolving Political Dynamics in South Asia

    By M. Adil Khan, Guest Editor 2018 has been an eventful year for South Asia especially at the political level. During 2018 several countries in the region have had their elections and these elections have altered their political pictures. In others preparations for elections are underway and yet in others sub-national elections and their outcomes

  • 2018 Bangladesh General Election: A Time for Stock-taking and Pondering the Stakes

      By Adil Khan and Habib Zafarullah*    4 December 2018 The 2018 Bangladesh General Election scheduled on December 30, 2018 marks the end of two consecutive terms of the ruling Awami League (AL), first ever by any political party since 1991, the year a combined opposition movement against a decade long dictatorship resurrected and re-introduced

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