India- China Military Confrontation
0 comments | by Tariq Khan
India and China are once again engaged in a military confrontation. To some it may seem a spontaneous event triggered by some sudden happening. Indians would like the world to believe that it is on account of a Chinese intrusion. Others may want to find the cause of conflict in steps taken by the Indians such building roads and developing military infrastructure. HoRead Full Article
Will India soon have the highest number of corona cases..
0 comments | by Ajmal Khan
Will India soon have the highest number of corona cases in the world? When Coronavirus hit China worst and then moved to Europe and the US India still had less number of Covid-19 cases and deaths due to Coronavirus. However, India had an early lockdown along with most of the worst hit countries and even after a month of lockdown IndiRead Full Article
India – A Restless Revisionist State
0 comments | by Dr Adil Sultan
India has once again embroiled itself in a border skirmish with one of its neighbours that has resulted in a serious embarrassment for its military. Its ‘over sold’ narrative of a rising power willing to confront and contain China’s rise has proven to be misleading, as India’s political and military leadership struggles to explain why India cRead Full Article
India at loss as Indo-Pacific strategy collapses
0 comments | by Saad Rasool
A Harvard law school graduate writes, the demise of the Indo-Pacific dream is a staggering loss of face for India on the international stage. China has put India back to where it belongs: a developing nation in South Asia. Not a regional player in the Indo-Pacific. The past two decades of international policy and regionaRead Full Article
Indians are Hobbesian . Corruption in India is a cultural..
0 comments | by BRIAN from Godzone
Corruption in India is a cultural aspect. Indians seem to think nothing peculiar about corruption. It is prevalent. Indians tolerate corrupt individuals rather than correct them. No race can be congenitally corrupt. To know why Indians are corrupt, look at their patterns and practices. Firstly: Religion is transactional in India. Indians give God cash and anticipate aRead Full Article
Don’t Threaten Afghans…It Will Be Counterproductive
1 comments | by M. K. Bhadrakumar
The principal deputy assistant secretary at the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) in the U.S. State Department, Alice Wells, dropped a bombshell on the Afghan government and the country’s political elites on April 4—and caught the international donors by surprise, too—by linking all aid to Afghanistan to the formation of an inclusiveRead Full Article
Covid-19 has a grandma, grandpa and great grandpa...
0 comments | by MK Bhadrakumar
Covid-19 has a grandma, grandpa and great grandpa. Where are they? The search for the genesis of Covid-19 is developing into an epic story. Thanks to the insinuations by the US President Donald Trump — ‘China virus’, ‘Wuhan virus’, etc. — that were explosive in their political and strategic contentRead Full Article
Afghan peace deal risks collapse as violence spirals out of..
0 comments | by AFP
Afghan peace deal risks collapse as violence spirals out of control in Afghanistan It's been two months since the Afghan peace deal was signed between the US & Taliban. But the recent surge in violence across Afghanistan has challenged the credibility of this peace deal & has risked its collapse. The insurgents hRead Full Article
Non-State Actors: Has Modi’s India fallen into its own trap?
0 comments | by Imtiaz Gul
Modi's establishment had worked hard to shape narratives - even creating events if needed - to demonise Pakistan, to bring it under American scrutiny and sanctions. But it looks like as if all strategies have backfired as more and more institutions in the west get to understand the reality of Modi's Hindutva. The US Commission for International Religious FreRead Full Article
Damning US report on Hindu fanaticism in India touches raw nerve in Delhi
0 comments | by Rajinder Krishna
The latest report of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has damning references to the rise of Hindu fanaticism in India under the Prime Ministership of Narendra Modi, with targeted attacks on Muslims. Expectedly, these observations have touched a raw nerve in the Indian Establishment which is now steeped in Hindu supremacism and the attendant disdain for any criticismRead Full Article