Issues and Debates

Human Rights in South Asia

India’s juvenile volte face

Posted By P K Balachandran | November 24, 2018

It was the “political survival instinct” of the rapidly weakening BJP which made the Indian government suddenly call off the foreign ministers-level talks with Pakistan which were to be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York next week. India’s foreign minister Sushma Sw

Dalit Rights

Forever caste in Stone

Posted By Latha Jishnu | November 28, 2018

On India’s Republic Day last month, the customary wall-to-wall coverage of the celebrations was practically wiped off TV screens by a protest taking place in a small town in Maharashtra state. A band of women was making a spirited attempt to get into the sanctum sanctorum of a popular temple that deifies the planet Satur


A view from Kabul: Obstacle to Afghan peace

Posted By Imtiaz Gul | November 26, 2018

The intra-Afghan peace talks are up against multiple internal and external challenges. There has been a surge in Taliban attacks alongside increasingly conflicting views on the peace process within Afghanistan’s National Unity Government – reflected in the pro-Karzai and pro-Ghani camps.  Quadrilateral Coordinat


Republic of Caste supremacists - Vidya Bhushan Rawat

Posted By Vidya Bhushan Rawat | October 16, 2018

‘Democracy day’ was being celebrated yesterday on social media where political leaders ‘greeted’ their ‘bhakts’ and hailing India as one of the ‘biggest’ democracies of the world. Things are moving so fast these days that it has become too difficult to focus. The power of information sharing has reduced the power of ‘thinking’. Visual wo

Pipeline from Iran

by admin on 15th , December 2018

Fighting Phantoms in India

by Aijaz Zaka Syed on 14th , December 2018

Can we solve Siachen without solving the J&K dispute?

by Shivam Vij on 13th , December 2018

Should India worry about the Dragon in Nepal?

by Vijaya Rajiva on 12th , December 2018

Obama should take the road not taken in AF

by M K Bhadrakumar on 11th , December 2018

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