Tag Archives: India

Bangladeshi Importers Ban Indian Goods in a Tit-for-Tat Move

Bangladesh has banned imports from India via land route following New Delhi's refusal to allow Bangladeshi trucks bring in goods. Bangladeshi traders complain, the Indian ban is causing them heavy losses.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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Why OIC Remains Ineffective on Kashmir

The 46th session of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Conference held in Abu Dhabi recently was unique in many ways: it was held at a time when India and Pakistan were on the verge of war over Kashmir; Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, for the first time, was invited to address an OIC conference; Pakistan’s Foreign …

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Pakistan, Afghan Peace and India

Bad relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan over the Durand Line have been used by India to keep a viable threat of a possible second front against Pakistan as a counter to the indigenous uprising in Kashmir, says Ikram Sehgal.

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View from India: What Has Changed Post-Balakot

Not much — the post-Pulwama attack timeline shows that India did not cross any Pakistani red line.

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A Moment of Introspection for India and Pakistan

The current calm in tensions between both the neighbors at this point in time provides an opportunity for soul searching for both India and Pakistan. India must ask the question why Kashmiris feel so deeply alienated and are ready to die. Pakistan must ask the question whether the militants allegedly operating from its soil have become an albatross around its neck. Pakistan also needs to ask how these militants and proscribed groups are undermining the Kashmiris’ just cause.

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