By Ayanangsha Maitra Authors: Reeta Chowdhari Tremblay, Ashok Kapur | Publisher: SAGE Publications, 2017, pp. 256 | Price: Rs 608 | Available on Amazon An Indian Prime Minister has always been the Minister-at-large of External Affairs. Even though there is a close-knit group for foreign policy making, the leadership style of the head of the […]Read More Book Review: Modi’s Foreign Policy
By Arun Jaitley During the course of election campaign, whenever issues relating to the terror attack at Pulwama and the Air Strikes at Balakot are raised, India’s Opposition is on the back-foot. Why are national security and terrorism related issues being made into subject matters of electoral debate? This is a question they raise. India’s […]Read More Why J&K, and New Approach to Terrorism will Remain a Key Political Issue
By Ajit Kumar Singh On March 25, 2019, personnel from the Bihar Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested two terrorists, identified as Khairul Mandal and Abu Sultan, from Patna, the State capital. A Police statement disclosed, “Many suspicious documents related to the Security Forces posted in Jammu after the Pulwama attack have been recovered from the arrested. […]Read More Islamist Terrorism: Contained, not Terminated!
By Sanchita Bhattacharya The US continues with its policy incoherent on tackling terrorism in Pakistan, and purportedly promoting regional stability in the AfPak and wider South Asian region. On March, 2017, “the Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Act of 2017” (HR1449), was introduced in the House of Representatives proposing that Pakistan be declared a state-sponsor […]Read More Pakistan and its Sinister Web of Terror
For the past one year or so, the important instruments of this (JKP) organization, like SM Sahai, present intelligence chief of the state and his colleagues like, Afad-Ul-Mujtaba, have been sidelined by the PDP lead government, writes Shafiq Mir Though all sections of security forces, whether it is the Indian Army, Border Security Force or […]Read More Are we being unfair to the J&K Police Force?
By Anurag Tripathi In its continuing attempt to reverse the trend of deepening peace in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), Islamabad has, since the beginning of 2013, intensified its onslaught on the border, repeatedly violating the Cease Fire Agreement (CFA) signed in November 2003. The ‘intrusion’ into Shala Bhata village along the […]Read More Pakistani Malfeasance in Kashmir
By Dr. Subhash Kapila Russia’s strategic pivot to the Asia Pacific indicated in his address at the APEC Meet in September 2012 at Vladivostok has all the ingredients of emerging as a strategic game-changer in the highly militarised region dominated by any number of conflictual flashpoints from North Korea down to the South China Sea […]Read More Russia’s Strategic Pivot to Asia Pacific
By Sushma Swaraj & Arun Jaitley The Congress Party led UPA has yesterday prevented the nation from getting a strong Lokpal. The strategy of the Bharatiya Janata Party and several other opposition parties was clear. We would defeat a weak and spurious Lokpal law but we would insist on amendments which would improve and convert the […]Read More Has Congress shamed Parliamentary Democracy?
By Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam & Srijan Pal Singh Every single atom in the universe carries an unimaginably powerful battery within its heart, called the nucleus. This form of energy, often called Type-1 fuel, is hundreds of thousands of times more powerful than the conventional Type-0 fuels, which are basically dead plants and animals existing […]Read More Nuclear Power is India’s Gateway to a Prosperous Future
By A K Verma Many hold the view that the year 1971 was the most glorious year of the republic. One saw a focused government in operation, with a well thought out planning, adjusting admirably to the unfolding of events during the year and crafting out a visionary goal with a sure instinct. As the […]Read More When the Indian Political Leadership Stood Tall!