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  • A 21st Century Approach in Empowering Women and Minorities in India

    A 21st Century Approach in Empowering Women and Minorities in India0

    Former Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik agreed: “It’s not just China and India — it’s women who are the emerging power of the 21st century!” Introduction Equality of men and women are a question of human rights and a prerequisite for social justice. The Government of India had ushered in the new millennium by declaring

  • Political Participation of the Indian Diaspora in the United Kingdom

    Political Participation of the Indian Diaspora in the United Kingdom0

    Emigration is a worldwide trend. According to the latest reports published by the United Nations, around 244 million people, i.e., 3.3% of the total population of world has emigrated to some other countries. The strength of Diaspora has been increasing more rapidly than the population itself. If migrants were a nation then they would have

  • WHAT STRATEGY FOR MODI GOVERNMENT IN KASHMIR?

    WHAT STRATEGY FOR MODI GOVERNMENT IN KASHMIR?0

    Indian media reports events in Kashmir these days, as if it is describing a cricket match, counting the death score every day. What is conspicuous is while the media reports the death score of the agitators, it is silent as far as the sufferings and death amongst the personnel in Kashmir police and Indian army

  • Maldives: Re-evaluating and re-positioning Maumoon Gayoom

    Maldives: Re-evaluating and re-positioning Maumoon Gayoom0

    Reports that at least seven or eight of the 53-member ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM)-Maldives Development Alliance (MDA) combine in the 85-seat Parliament defied President Abdulla Yameen leadership’s whip to vote in favour of some controversial legislative measures in recent days should make Maldivian-watchers sit up. After two instances of alliance-partner Gasim Ibrahim’s Jumhooree

  • Maldives: Recalibrating ‘India first’ policy?

    Maldives: Recalibrating ‘India first’ policy?0

    In his maiden overseas visit after becoming the Maldives Foreign Minister, Dr. Mohamed Asim said that the choice flowed from his nation’s India first policy. A career diplomat with a PhD in Politics and International Relations from Australian National University (ANU), Asim was Maldives’ High Commissioner to Bangladesh before President Abdulla Yameen named him the Foreign Minister

  • India-Pakistan ties: Let rhetoric not overshadow reality

    India-Pakistan ties: Let rhetoric not overshadow reality0

    In the past few weeks, relations between India and Pakistan seem to have hit rock bottom. Due to the prevailing tensions between both countries, India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will not attend the SAARC Finance Ministers Conclave on August 25th and 26th. Finance Secretary Shakti Kanta Das will be representing India. While the overall focus

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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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