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Article 370- A Blessing In Disguise

INDEPENDENCE OF KASHMIR AND ADOPTION OF ARTICLE 370 When British sovereignty lapsed, Maharaja Hari Singh of Kashmir (J&K) executed a standstill agreement with Pakistan, as he had not decided to accede Kashmir to India or Pakistan. But during this standstill, Pakistan army raiders began advancing on Kashmir, and to retaliate this attack in October 1947, Maharaja […]

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Survival of GCC at stake..

As is well known, the current crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was caused by the decision of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, and Egypt, followed later by a few others, to cut off diplomatic relations as well as trade and transport links with Qatar. Well-wishers of the GCC, which had escaped […]

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Understanding Belt & Road Initiative from Indian Perspective

Recently China has organized a summit called Belt and Road Initiative(BRI), in which high level participants from more than 120 countries arrived, including nearly 30 head of the states. India was a conspicuous absentee, even though China, on multiple occasions, requested India to be a participant of this initiative. Since we are witnessing a potential watershed […]

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Russia is a all weather friend of India but America can not be a trusted friend

Russia is a country with which India has had a strategic relationship for decades. America is a place where Indians migrate to for a better lifestyle. That is how Indians view the world’s two leading powers.  India’s PM’s  recent visit to America will not change that reality, and those speculating about dramatic changes in India’s foreign […]

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French Presidential Elections and the Busting of the Right Wing Myth

France’s presidential elections viz. the electing of Emmanuel Macron’ is being touted as the saviour of the liberal democratic tradition, and the buster of the recently formulated myth. The myth that the right wing ideology has been sweeping the globe with the rise of the extremists.  To the people unaware of the news, Emmanuel Macron […]

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The Central Asia Politics Over Silk Road

It wasn’t until the second century BC that ancient China arguably discovered the true potential of Central Asia’s geostrategic golden ticket. As the then-reigning Han Dynasty set out to formally establish a network of trade routes crisscrossing the region, later christened as the Silk Road, it realized that the Eurasian gateway was the perfect conduit to […]

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Iran-US Relations Rebuild

A set of new sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States over a missile test has taken ties between the two countries, which saw incremental improvement over a couple of years, back to the pre-Obama era. Bilateral relations were particularly hostile during the presidency of George W. Bush, who had threatened military action over […]

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“Africa- Continent of Unrest” Understanding The Present Situation Of Each Country

OVER the past year, there have been turbulent scenes of political unrest across the African continent. From the Horn of Africa to the Cape of Good Hope, a general anti-establishment mood prevailed among the people. The low price of oil and minerals in the international market has hit the economies of countries such as Nigeria, the Democratic Republic […]