India

August, 2019

  • 15 August

    Modi Ushers in a New Intolerant India and Revokes Multicultural Democracy

    The Modi government, in ushering a new era of “one nation (read Hindu), one India,” has completely misunderstood the original intent of the special provisions for Jammu and Kashmir. The space for minorities, particularly Muslims and the tribal population in northeast India, has shrunk. Outside Jammu and Kashmir, Article 371, which gives constitutional and legal status and powers to those tribal communities in acknowledgment of their distinct culture and practices, also appears to be in jeopardy.

July, 2019

  • 11 July

    View from India: A Pre-election Strike on Iran?

    Why a purportedly ‘limited’ attack by the U.S. is likely — and worrying.

June, 2019

  • 6 June

    Iftar Dinners and South Asia’s Week of Shame

    Jay Shankar, India's new minister for external affairs, perhaps offers some faint hope of Modi departing from the Ajit Doval-induced “stay strict with Pakistan” doctrine, says one Pakistani analyst.

  • 1 June

    Have Modi and BJP Ended Dynastic Politics in India?

    The recent voting pattern in India has unfolded the revulsion people had long held for dynastic politics, but were unable to manifest, because of the lack of alternative leadership. With ubiquitous media, this has been taken care of. 

May, 2019

  • 23 May

    In India Modi Wins, Muslims Dread

    Major world powers as well as leading Muslim countries have often overlooked the plight of the Indian Muslims in view of the economic weight of India which has been ranked among the world’s fastest-growing large economies.

  • 15 May

    Will There be a Détente with Pakistan After the Indian Elections?

    A partnership for peace based on sincerity and verifiable actions is the best promise for Pakistan and India to achieve detente. Enhanced bilateral trade is another mutually beneficial track that can help the two sides create stakes in peace.

  • 10 May

    View from India: A Wake-up Call on Proprietary Seeds

    How India can shift its agriculture from a high-yield ideal to a high-value one.

  • 8 May

    India’s False-flag Operation

    The Sri Lankan attacks have all signs of being a classic “false” flag operation of RAW. The end motive is to malign and further demonize Muslims the world over, at the same time goad the Muslims emotionally into further reaction so that they can be confirmed labelled as a terrorist religion.

April, 2019

  • 5 April

    View from Pakistan: India’s Proxy Hybrid War in Afghanistan Costing Lives

    India is the only country in the world that has no interest in peace in Afghanistan. On the contrary Delhi wants continued strife because peace will end the pressure on Pakistan and bring the Taleban as a major political force.

  • 1 April

    View from India: Kartarpur Focus

    Security concerns are high-priority, but blocking work on the corridor is not right, argues one of India's respected dailies in an editorial.