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Historical undercurrents in Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijani army members hold the national Azerbaijani flag during its reconstruction at the dominant height near the village of Taly...

China-Maldives relations: New era, new philosophy and new...

The recent conclusion of the 5th Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee is a crucial meeting at the decisive historical mome...

Indian law on foreign funding a ‘tool to silence’ civil so...

Rights defenders have criticised an amendment to the Indian Foreign Contributions Act (FCRA), which oversees foreign funding to NGOs, w...

A peace deal alone cannot solve Afghanistan’s myriad probl...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar September 12, 2020...

As India drifts into autocracy, nonviolent protest is the...

A silent protest against an attack on students at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, by a masked mob in January Nothing is as...

Top US official Biegun sanguine about ties with Bangladesh...

In a telephone briefing held under the aegis of the London International Media Hub on October 20, the US Deputy Secretary of State, Ste...

Future of Muslims in India

The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh wants to covert Ayudhya into a Vatican, a Mecca. He wants to re-name Moghal Museum in Agra after...

The United States’ miscalculation in South Asia

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory....

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...