Politics & Security in J&K (Part-I)
J&K: Political Stability and the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections
Sarral Sharma · 25 Sep, 2018 · #5517 · Commentary
This commentary is the first of the three-part series on the evolving nature of political and security challenges in Jammu & Kashmir post-July 2016, and is based on the findings of the author's recent field visit to Kashmir.Two years since Hiz...
Vice Admiral Vijay Shankar · 24 Sep, 2018 · #5516 · Commentary · Column
impact of organised religion on nations has historically been a sense of
contrived significance, but in essence has neither refined society nor elevated
power status. The case of civilizational encounters is curious. The vanquished wontedly...
Managing the India-Bangladesh Border
Joyeeta Bhattacharjee · 24 Sep, 2018 · #5515 · Commentary
India and Bangladesh border management cooperation got a major boost
following the meeting between the directors general (DGs) of India...
East Asia Compass
US-China Contestation and North Korean De-Nuclearisation
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 20 Sep, 2018 · #5514 · Commentary · Column
It is conventional wisdom that China...
Regional Nuclear Behaviour and Third Party Mediation
Manpreet Sethi · 05 Sep, 2018 · #5513 · Commentary · Column
Mooed Yusuf, Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: US Crisis Management in South Asia, (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2018), Pp: 320, Price: INR 3,431.Concern regarding crises between two regional nuclear powers has ...
Sinicisation under Xi Jinping: Key Features of the Implementation Strategy
Palden Sonam · 31 Aug, 2018 · #5512 · Commentary
In July 2018, China issued an order banning underage Tibetan students from engaging in religious activities during their summer holidays. Although Beijing...
Human Rights Violations Vs AFSPA: A Contradiction That Must End
AS Lamba · 31 Aug, 2018 · #5511 · Commentary
In an unprecedented move, 356 officers of India...
Interaction with Sichuan University's Institute of South Asian Studies
IPCS · 30 Aug, 2018 · #5510 · Commentary
On 7 August 2018, IPCS hosted a visiting delegation from Sichuan University...
J&K and the Vajpayee Doctrine's Continuing Relevance
Ashok Bhan · 27 Aug, 2018 · #5509 · Commentary
Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee famously announced in a 2003 public rally in Srinagar that issues could be resolved if guided by the principles of 'insaniyat', 'jamhooriyat', and 'Kashmiriyat'. This maxim, referred to as the 'Vajpay...
Nuclear Security: The Focus Must Not Flag
Manpreet Sethi · 20 Aug, 2018 · #5508 · Commentary · Column
last few weeks have witnessed the release of at least three reports (1,
on nuclear security. This is a
welcome development since the import of this subject has in no way diminished since
the end of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS)...