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  • Students' safety could hit India's ties with Australia

    January 30, 2010 11:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  • A New Architecture For India’s Security

    January 23, 2010 11:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Humankind has, through the millennia, co-existed with violence. Hunting and gathering were marked by violence. Tribal groups employed violence to assert their authority over land to the exclusion of other tribal groups. Kingdoms were established by violence; kings were overthrown... View Article

  • Time To Restructure India

    January 16, 2010 11:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    When the British left India in 1947, they left two bits of unfinished business. First, they split the country and created Pakistan, which was subsequently split into present-day Bangladesh. The process of partitioning the region can be considered unfinished, with... View Article

  • Where Do We Go From Here?

    January 9, 2010 3:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    For an external observer, it appears that despite numerous ’rounds of talks’ during the past thirty years (since Gyalo Thondup met with Chinese officials in Hong Kong in 1978), no serious progress has been made on the Tibet issue. During... View Article

  • Copenhagen Or Flopenhagen?

    January 2, 2010 4:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Worst fears have come true. The much talked about Copenhagen climate summit has produced more gas than substance.   Countries remain as divided before on how to curb the growth in greenhouse gas emissions sufficiently so that the world avoids the... View Article

  • Inflation The Flip Side Story

    December 26, 2009 5:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    This winter has been a season of general discontent—every consumable item seems to be on a fast track on the price front. Forget tomato, onion and potato—basic ingredients in most Indian meals—even daal- roti is now moving away from the... View Article

  • Rocketing Prices

    December 26, 2009 5:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Millions of households in the country have been engulfed by the haunting price rise. Worse is the fact that India’s vast population, majority of which is poor, is hit the hardest by food inflation, writes K Anjna Rita Kumari, 31,... View Article

  • Nowhere Approach To India’s Nowhere Revolution

    December 19, 2009 12:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In the face of the latest determined belligerence of the government, the Maoists have displayed sufficient resolve. They have rejected both the propositions-their laying down arms as well as coming to the negotiating table. In fact, their response has been... View Article

  • Economic Implications

    December 19, 2009 12:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    While the economic impact may be small compared with India’s trillion-dollar economy, the insurgency and the sense that it is worsening, signals that India does not fully control its own territory. This would add risk significantly to companies mulling investments... View Article

  • Peace overtures: Out of merely political expediency

    December 19, 2009 12:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    It does not require the benefit of hindsight to argue that the Andhra Pradesh government in the past has done more to dignify the Naxalites than all of psalms by palmach put together. As studies in contrast, the Naxal strategy... View Article