Categories for Neighbours Watch
Is Pak Power Centre Losing the Script?
It appears that Nawaz Sharif has begun to understand that politicians are being pushed out by terrorist tanzims, supported by the army. Otherwise Maliha Lodhi would not have quoted Sayed Salauddin in her letter to the UN to hit at... View Article
Will Myanmar army allow Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement to be signed?
Recently the Myanmar Government announced that several groups who had their independent armies and had been fighting with the Myanmar government since several years would be signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) with the Burmese government soon. This was after... View Article
The Virus Of Islamic Fundamentalism Thrives In Bangladesh
From 2013 a series of brutal murders took place in Bangladesh. All the murdered persons were writers who had criticised Islamic fundamentalism. The roots of these murders lie embedded in the freedom struggle of the people of Bangladesh from Pakistan.... View Article
Sri Lanka: A Strategic Chessboard In The Indian Ocean Region
Instead of becoming grateful to China for bringing in investments, a large majority of the Sri Lankan population have become anti-China. However, the government of India should keep it in mind that it may not be possible for Sri Lanka... View Article
Afghanistan: An Emerging Threat To India?
The threat is real and in this jigsaw puzzle with a Pakistan-Taliban combination threatening India’s security scenario for a long time and the Islamic State appearing in the horizon, New Delhi has made a desperate attempt to stay the course.... View Article
Chinaâ€™s Dalai Lama Dilemma Pursuing The Wrong Path
The recent White Paper on Tibetâ€”â€œTibetâ€™s Path of Development Is Driven by an Irresistible Historical Tideâ€, issued by the State Councilâ€”is only a regurgitation of old accusations against the 14th Dalai Lama. Certainly, the Dalai Lama demanded independence for Tibet... View Article
Chinese Submarines In Submarines In
India is being squeezed simultaneously from the land and the sea. We need to await the unveiling of the third dimension—air. Indian experts should be engaged in deciphering air. Would it be limited to aircraft or would it also involve... View Article
Research In China
It was recently reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was extremely unhappy about the state of affairs at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). According to the Times of India, when he visited the DRDO headquarters on August 20,... View Article
Carambola or star fruit is the one we often see street vendors making a yummy chat along with sweet potato. During my school days in Hyderabad an old woman used to sit in front of our school gate with an... View Article
More Than Tagore, 1971 Or Hilsa
If the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan was the first destination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has chosen Bangladesh. If the NDA government is serious about making a fresh start vis-à-vis Dhaka, then it has to make... View Article