Tag Archives: India

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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Handling the Kashmir Crisis

Where do we go from here? The Pulwama incident has shown that unsolved problems when suppressed tend to go out of hand and create violence.

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View from India: Living on the Edge

One analyst says India and Pakistan need to find a way to keep de-escalating tensions without either losing face.

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Why India Wants Kashmir But Not Kashmiris?

India cannot keep the people of Kashmir under its rule through brutal suppression and human rights violations. The only solution is implementation of UN resolution calling for plebiscite in the disputed region.

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India-Pakistan Tensions: Diplomacy, and Not Brinkmanship, is the Best Response

There are at least four reasons why the post-Pulwama situation requires Pakistan's measured assessment of the action and reaction, careful responses to India and other major nations. Equally important would be urgent action against all those non-state actors that have adversely impacted Pakistan’s image abroad.

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Does Pakistan Need a “New” Policy on Kashmir?

A new “thought” in Islamabad is gaining momentum. This thought from within the military circles certainly reflects a new pragmatism. The thought asks: Why not develop a new strategy that is economic, and not “praetorian”, in its focus?   

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