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Pak-India Composite Dialogue: An Analysis

By Raja Farrukh Zeb   The two states Pakistan and India started their formal dialogue at the end of 1947, to talk about the payment of money to Pakistan along with a share in the assets, which India denied at first. The two countries also held meetings in 1972 to discuss the issue of the […]

Hope floats for India-UK Relations post Brexit

Adnan Abidi/Reuters   By Bikash Mohapatra   While there are sections who argue that the trade between India and the United Kingdom will suffer considerably in the post-Brexit scenario, a majority opine bilateral collaborations will receive a boost, and the establishment of a Free Trade Agreement between the two countries could be easier to accomplish.

Indian National Congress must end the dynasty rule

By Siddhartha Rastogi   …..To protect the country and not the party alone

Demonetisation of Rupee angers Indians

PTI photo   By Jose Kalathil India, Asia’s third-largest economy, is facing an unprecedented financial emergency after Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, demonetised the most popular high-value Indian currencies with effect from 8 November.

Understanding the great delusion: India and the NSG

AP photo   By Anant Mishra India’s continuous efforts to bid for an entry in the Nuclear Suppliers Group not only made headlines, but sparked a debate from “false-neighbourhood” to “a dream too far” also.

CPEC and the Regional Re-alignment

By Sabena Siddiqi China and Pakistan started the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project in 2015, it is China’s largest investment in any foreign country to date and promises to be a game-changer for the entire region.

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy In Modi’s Time – Part Five

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Four

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Three

By Ratnesh Dwivedi Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Two

By Ratnesh Dwivedi Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part One

Punit Paranjpe/AFP   By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China […]

CPEC: Centre of the World

By Sabena Siddiqi The China Pakistan Economic Corridor runs through one of the most important and central geo-strategic locations in South Asia.

Can improved relations between China and India bring change in the coming days?

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  China and India are the two largest and fastest growing economies, not only in Asia, but in the world. These two countries share disputes on borders from 1962 but are not able to overcommit,yet their bilateral ties help them both in growth and solving their global issues.

Sir Mark Tully: Legend of Journalism, Radio and the BBC

  An interview by Ratnesh Dwivedi    This was my first chance to meet Mark Tully in person. I had interviewed him before over the telephone for a community radio station I set up in my previous organization in 2014. A magnificent personality, an excellent welcome and polished Hindi makes Mark Tully what he was in […]

Interview with Anant Mishra

  Michael Organ interviews Anant Mishra, human rights and political commentator, prolific author and former youth representative to the United Nations.

Seven challenges before Modi’s India

By Ratnesh Dwivedi It’s been close to two years and the Modi Administration has already started feeling the heat; Ram Mandir, Jat Reservation, ‘flip flop’ Policy on Pakistan, criticism by the opposition, challenge to sustain a smooth GDP and many more.

Litmus test for Modi government in India

By Ratnesh Dwivedi Ram Mandir Movement, JNU student Protest, Extreme Nationalism, Jat Reservation, Criticism by Opposition and many more……………………

Continuing India-Pakistan talks

By Sattar Rind Surprising actions are being observed in Pakistan in relation to the country’s relationship with India, something not witnessed throughout history.

Birthday Diplomacy and Terrorism

By Sattar Rind Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Pakistan was surprising for the people of both countries.

Indo-Pakistan Talks and the expected result

By Sattar Rind New but expected talks between India and Pakistan have been announced on the occasion of the fifth meeting of the heart of Asia-Istanbul process held in Islamabad, jointly hosted by Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on 8-9 December.

Seven inquiries into civilian killings in Kashmir in 2015, but still no results

By Irfan Rashid Barely does a month go by when a civilian is not killed in Indian controlled Kashmir by the Indian Army.

Three journalists ruthlessly beaten in Indian controlled Kashmir around time of PM Modi’s visit

By Irfan Rashid In less than a week, three attacks have been carried out on journalists in Indian controlled Kashmir around the time of the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to the conflict state.

India and the Mukti Bahini

  By Sabena Siddiqi Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited Bangladesh where he received a ‘liberation’ war award on behalf of former Indian premier Vajpayee. He recounted the Indian conspiracy to divide Pakistan, saying that the establishment of Bangladesh was the desire of every Indian. He himself had participated as a Jana Sangha volunteer […]

Hard Truth with Anant Mishra: Kashmir: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

By Anant Mishra Right from the partition, India and Pakistan have debated on numerous occasions for the territorial rights over the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Despite the tremendous rivalry between the two nations, there have been attempts to resolve the conflict through cease fires and diplomatic talks; however the efforts turned out to be […]

Protests in Kashmir following PM Modi’s visit

By Irfan Rashid Despite a heavy police presence and other restrictions, the Awami Ittehad Party (AIP) carried out a protest march against Prime Minister Narender Modi’s visit to Kashmir. Hundreds of party activists surfaced in localities around the capital city of Srinagar and began shouting anti-Modi slogans.

What Indian ‘democracy’ means in disputed Kashmir

By Irfan Rashid Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the conflict state of Indian Administered (Jammu and) Kashmir on November 7 where he is expected to announce a package of Rs 1 lakh crore ($13.7 bn US) for the state. But the biggest challenge against his rally in Kashmir is ‘Million March’, […]

Reviewing India’s Energy Policy

  By Anant Mishra Introduction As an upcoming power nation, India is doing whatever it takes to become the next global face of international relations and is already being termed as the ‘Next Super Power’ by many. With the global media’s ‘fixation’ on India, its nuclear policy is being argued by many media houses, the […]

Modi’s visit to Kashmir: The before and after

By Abid Bashir On November 7, Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir State in Indian administered Kashmir, was dotted with police and other forces personnel. The gala arrangements were being put in place to host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in the city.

Hard Truth with Anant Mishra: Rolling the Dice: India’s hampered Economic Policies and Reforms

  By Anant Mishra History Since its independence from the British Raj in 1947, India has followed (and is still following) extremely polarized economic policies and reforms.

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY SHOULD INTERVENE TO RESOLVE THE KASHMIR ISSUE ACCORDING TO THE UNITED NATIONS RESOLUTIONS

  By Muhammad Waqas Awan The citizens of Kashmir should be allowed to cast an independent vote under the scrutiny of an international panel of election monitors, so no one is coerced to vote against their will. The people of Kashmir endorsed the fact that as a Kashmiri, they should choose their political destiny–not India […]