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  • The Case for a U.S.-India Partnership0

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    • November 4, 2018

    October 20, 2018   A stronger India offers the prospect of a more stable balance of power in the Indo-Pacific, the world’s most economically dynamic region which stretches from the eastern shores of Africa to the west coast of the Americas. by Chris Coons Puneet Talwar The United States must infuse its relationship with India with a renewed

  • Bhutan: The dragon bites its tail – Part I, II and III0

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    • November 3, 2018

    The dragon bites its tail – Part I BY KANAK MANI DIXIT 16 OCTOBER 2018 FROM THE ARCHIVES: A longform piece on Bhutan’s Lhotshampa question [1992]. (This article was first published in our July-August 1992 print issue. Click here to read Part II and Part III of the article.) Travelling east on the highway from Siliguri to Guwahati, looking north,

  • Backed by India, Maldives Becomes IORA Member; Myanmar’s Entry Blocked at Last Hurdle0

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    • November 3, 2018

    While Maldives got the green flag, Myanmar’s membership, which had also been approved by senior officials, failed to get in because of South African opposition. Credit: Social media Devirupa Mitra New Delhi: As a sign of the international community’s change of heart after the presidential elections, Maldives has now become the latest member of Indian Ocean

  • How the Ram Mandir Issue Has Unfolded Under Narendra Modi’s Regime0

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    • November 3, 2018

    The BJP has been able to use constitutional institutions to intentionally or otherwise become the government’s propagandist arms in a straightforward sense. Ram Paidi ghat, Ayodhya. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Abhinava Srivastava With the Supreme Court saying the hearing date of Ayodhya land dispute case will only be decided next January, the demand to enact a law

  • Bangladeshi Photographer Loses Fifth Bail Attempt0

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    • November 2, 2018

    By Kamran Reza Chowdhury on Nov 01, 2018  A High Court panel denied bail to Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam on Thursday, despite saying evidence submitted by police did not support allegations of online defamation of the government. The decision by the two-judge panel ended Alam’s fifth attempt at securing bail, one that was delayed several

  • Children Of Ethnic Kazakhs In China Ask For Help To Release Their Parents In Xinjiang0

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    • November 2, 2018

    Last Updated: November 02, 2018  RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service Click to see the video Kazakh Kids Beg For Release Of Parents From China ALMATY — A group of children of ethnic Kazakhs from China have urged Kazakh authorities to help release their parents from so-called “reeducation camps” in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang. Some 50 schoolchildren

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  • Not Only in Ladakh, India Losing Ground in Bangladesh Too

    by Taj Hashmi 18 June 2020 We know things are not going well in regards to India’s relationship with China. On 5th/6th May, China captured around sixty square kilometre of Indian territory in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh, which is strategically important to all the three countries in the region, China, India, and Pakistan. On 14th/15th

  • Fear of the unknown: Hysteria in Bangladesh

    by Ajmal Sobhan 17 June 2020 When Minhaz Khan passed away three weeks back in Dhaka, he had been terminally ill for a few years. With advanced Parkinson’s disease, he had been living under the care of a live-in nurse in his own home. He was dependent on the nurse for feeding, bodily functions, and

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