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 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 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 Ambreen Agha On October 2, 2011, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said that his administration was ready to hold negotiations with all militant groups, including Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Maulvi Faqir Muhammad, TTP’s ‘Deputy Commander’ and ‘Commander-in-Chief’ for its Bajaur Chapter in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), spoke to the media on phone on […]Read More Pakistani Collusion with Islamist Terrorist Formations
By Paul Beersmans a. The general feeling is that militancy and the presence of terrorist organisations went down and is under control. Nevertheless, a hard-core group is still there and if felt necessary ‘new blood’ can be inducted. There are many trained, brainwashed militants waiting on the other side of the LoC to cross to […]Read More “Pakistan has NO Legal Stand in J&K”
By L.K. Advani I conclude this account of my six years in the Home Ministry by turning to an event—rather, two inter-related events—that has figured most prominently in the sustained campaign, conducted both nationally and internationally, to malign my party, its ideology and the Vajpayee government’s six years in office. I am referring to the […]Read More Gujarat :: Propaganda Versus Reality
By Dr. Ajai Sahni On September 7, 2011, a reception area outside gate No. 5 of the Delhi High Court was targeted by a terrorist bombing, which killed 13 and injured some 89 persons. This incident comes, not as is widely being projected in the media and political discourse, as a reminder of India’s extraordinary […]Read More War-On-Terror :: India continues to Fail, Comprehensively!