India and Pakistan have been in conflicting and aggressive relations since the 1947 partition. The both nuclear-armed neighboring countries also being the two dominant key players of the politically unstable & unbalanced South Asian region are still lingering from their long pending differences and other unsolved bilateral issues. Without denying the facts that there were
India’s foreign policy under PM Narendra Modi has now attained a level of maturity wherein it looks to have reinvigorated itself to assert effectively. This is so to protect the country’s national interests in a sustained way. In fact, the foreign policy of a country happens to be the total of entire national interests manifesting
On 26th September, India said that it wouldn’t send its troops to Afghanistan. There would be no Indian boots on the ground, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated, while addressing a joint press conference with U.S defense Secretary James Mattis in New-Delhi. (1) ‘Boots on the ground’ in military terms implies putting troops on the ground.
Does anybody know how many people are employed and how many remain unemployed in India today? It is reported that of the total population in India in the working age group, around 7% constitute the organized class in the primary, secondary and tertiary sector. The remaining 93% constitute the unorganized class, which is also termed
By HANNAH BEECH OCT. 12, 2017 Rohingya refugees outside Cox’s Bazar, in Bangladesh, last month. More than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since late August, and hundreds of thousands more still in Myanmar may still be trying to cross the border. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times YANGON, Myanmar —
By C Uday Bhaskar Almost 16 years to the day since the US embarked upon its war on terrorism against the Afghan Taliban on October 7, 2001 as reprisal for the enormity of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, it appears that a White House administration is again issuing dire warnings to Rawalpindi (GHQ of the
By Bhargavi Kulkarni and Suman Guha Mozumder Nov 12, 2019 The Nov. 9 verdict of the Supreme Court that granted Hindus permission to build a Ram temple at the centuries-old Ayodhya holy site, ending one of the country’s most politically-charged land disputes, has evoked a mixed reaction from Indian-Americans. The Hindu-American community and those supporting
Threats to minority rights and democratic norms are ignored to preserve a comforting illusion Gideon Rachman November 11 2019 The Financial Times The world’s democracies are desperate to believe in India. From Washington to Tokyo, and from Canberra to London, the country is viewed as an indispensable counterbalance to China. The two Asian giants are