Category Archives: South Asia

There is nothing “Liberal” about Indian-Left

The first thing the so called liberal Indian left has done right after UPA-I has sworn in was to burn over 5 lakh NCERT text books written by Historian and Prof. Makkan Lal. What sin did Prof.Lal commit? Including some … Continue reading

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Understanding Prime Minister Modi’s Regional Diplomacy

Diplomacy is an art and the leaders who handle it well are remembered for a longer time to come in the future. It may be challenging to practice, but it is not a rocket science to understand. Statements such as … Continue reading

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India’s strategic interests in Afghanistan & Af-Pak region

Review Paper for the semester. With time table for US draw down in Afghanistan approaching very fast and lack of a responsible regional power in the forefront apart from India, to manage post US pull out situation, it is important … Continue reading

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Reviewing a chapter – India: Strategic Culture & National Security Policy from Shrikant Paranjpe ‘s book

Reviewing a chapter – India: Strategic Culture & National Security Policy from Shrikant Paranjpe ‘s book When it comes to India’s Strategic Culture and National Security Policy there are some assumptions that needed to be taken in account. Author starts … Continue reading

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Responding to A G Noorani’s distortions

Responding to A G Noorani’s Distortions Just like every time Nooranis of the world don’t disappoint me this time too. Apart from taking the positions alongside with Violent Maoism covertly & benevolent socialism overtly (just to fool people so as … Continue reading

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India-Sri Lanka relations: Charting out an independent foreign policy

As a student of International Affairs there are more than few questions often linger in my mind when it comes to India-Sri Lanka relations. Why should the state level politics of Tamil Nadu be considered as a dominant determinant in … Continue reading

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The Modi Doctrine

When leaders form governments in functional democracies with popular support it should be construed that the whole country has spoken in unison and that leader is indeed a strong leader. The story of from no where to Prime Minister of … Continue reading

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