July, 2020

  • 3 July

    Pakistan, India Report Unusual Rise in Casualties in Kashmir Skirmishes

    A leading Pakistani think tank reports unusual rise in the civilian cost of conflict between Pakistan and India along the Line of Control. Almost 550 civilians and military personnel have been killed in skirmishes between the two South Asian rivals in the past four years, says Center for Research and Security Studies in its latest report.

June, 2020

  • 16 June

    China-India Tensions Have a Long History

    Tensions are simmering between India and China, following their first deadly conflict in at least 45 years, resulting in death on 20 Indian soldiers, has pushed the bilateral relationship to an all-time low. But did the two Asian giants ever had cordial relations?

  • 13 June

    What is Stoking Nepal-India Tensions?

    A full-blown war remains a distant possibility, because India is in no position in the new strategic realities to assert its military muscles against Nepal.

  • 10 June

    Can an Association of Eastern States of South Asia Become a Reality?

    Can ‘Gujral Doctrine’ be transformed into a regional grouping comprising of culturally close territories of northeast India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan, the political status of which would have to be negotiated between the states to which the territory belongs today?

  • 4 June

    India’s (Possible) China War

    While the border conflict between India and China is a long-standing one and has been flaring up from time to time for different reasons the situation now has changed fundamentally with the US dominant military role in the world lessening and a new cold war looming between the old and the upcoming new major powers.

May, 2020

  • 19 May

    Why India Wants to ‘Impose’ a Military Partnership on Bangladesh?

    India's heavy investment in Bangladesh may be at risk. A wave of anti-India sentiment is sweeping much of the South Asian country over New Delhi's efforts to win concessions that go beyond the normal and in the realms that many Bangladeshis fear, could compromise their national security.

  • 19 May

    Cyclone Amphan Death Toll Reaches 95 in India, Bangladesh

    Amphan has made a landfall, bring along heavy rains and winds unto 100mph. At least seven people are dead.

April, 2020

  • 29 April

    India Tastes its Own Medicine: ‘Impunity for Non-State Actor Violence’

    Isn’t it strange that the Indian campaign against Pakistan was predicated on non-state actors, and now the US report itself accuses New Delhi of “ impunity for violence by non-state actors committed against religious minorities.”

  • 4 April

    COVID-19 Crisis: Extremists in India Stoke Islamophobia

    While the world fights the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, many supporters of Prime Minister Modi's communalist supporters in India are stoking anti-Muslim sentiment by blaming them for its spread.

March, 2020

  • 7 March

    South Asia’s Water Challenge – Politicization of Water Resources-II

    Climate change, Asia’s rapid urbanization and population growth rates are placing increased pressure on scarce water resources.