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What the death of a Bollywood star says about life in Modi...

TV anchor Sudhir Chaudhary and Arnab Goswami’s name on the Walk of Shame India crossed another grim milestone last Wednesday...

Why the Indian state is now scared of the Kashmiri Shia

On August 29, the 10th day of the holy month of Muharram, known as Ashoura, Indian forces fired pellets and tear gas shells to disperse...

Islamophobia in the US presidential election

President Barack Obama speaks as he hosts an Iftar dinner during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the State Dining Room at the Whi...

The UN at 75: An assessment

It may not be perfect but the civilisation we enjoy today would not be possible without the United Nations and its family of agenci...

India needs to adapt to the world of tomorrow

Pangong Tso Lake in eastern Ladakh: snapshot from 1962 India-China war Jawaharlal Nehru began his historic “Tryst with Desti...

Bangladesh’s ‘crossfire’ culture hits home

On July 31, Bangladesh police did something they consider routine. They shot and killed someone in cold blood. But this time the target...

Time ripe for deviation from Western-oriented foreign poli...

Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage. Newly appointed Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage spells out...

‘India cannot afford to think of permanent friends anymore...

Constantino Xavier is a Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at Brookings India in New Delhi and the Brookings Institution in Washingt...

Can India economically decouple itself from China?

Is India's move toward greater self-reliance a wise step or not? It seems to be conducting an economic experiment on a grand sca...

Future of the Kashmir Issue

When we look at the history of Indian subcontinent, it has always remained a womb of many disputes and battles, being a gateway of many...

Russian moves in Afghanistan are about regional stability,...

Hardly a week seems to pass without some new crisis in Russian-American relations. The most recent was the revelation that U.S. Preside...

Indus dam project has Chinese footprint

Pakistan has decided to go ahead with the 450 MW Diamer-Bhasha dam in the Gilgit-Baltistan area on the Indus river. Diamer-Bhasha Dam i...

LAC tensions to fester till Modi, Xi revive prospects for...

Beijing’s repeated use of the word ‘strategic’ is the key to understanding its military posture in Ladakh. In its vie...

4 Reasons why India couldn't win a war with China

The clash between India and China on June 15 left twenty Indians and an unknown number of Chinese soldiers dead. This led to a wave of...

The man who drove the US out of Afghanistan

US Afghanistan war casualties arrive at Dover Air Base in the United States The first time Mullah Ibrahim Sadar confronted US forc...

The Asia-Pacific arms race has taken an ominous turn

Japanese Assault Amphibious Vehicles come ashore during a joint exercise between the Australian Defence Force and the United States...

Ladakh - Where shots have been fired after 50 years withou...

Fourteen thousand feet above sea level, tensions between China and India reached a climax on the night of June 15. Troops engaged in ha...

As narratives build around civilian's death, a Kashmiri fa...

Jawans conduct a search operation on Wednesday after a civilian and a CRPF officer were killed in Sopore. Photo: PTI Pictures...

Is this the end of militancy in South Kashmir? A spate of...

 Militants perform a gun salute during the funeral of a militant in Shopian district in November. | Tauseef Mustafa/ AFP...

After India’s skirmish with China, is Pakistan next?

The worst border skirmish between India and China in the Himalayas in decades has abated for now, but the potential for crisis still lo...

After Galwan valley standoff, does the Russia-India-China...

The Russia-India-China trilateral meeting between (from left) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...