Tag Archives: India

Hydro-Powering Peace in South Asia

Policymakers in South Asia should consider that while proximate environmental conflicts are the key impediments to region's hydro projects, environmental factors can also be instrumental in building lasting peace.

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India’s Stalled Economic Reforms

Is it too much to expect that, after the national elections are settled next May, the Indian government will begin to act East and secure its strategic development interests in the region?

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Is the Modi Charisma Fading?

Leaders like Narendra Modi run the danger of becoming their own nemesis.

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Increasing Remittances

Remittances to South Asia are projected to increase by 13.5 % to US$ 132 billion in 2018, a stronger pace than the 5.7 % growth seen in 2017. The upsurge is not only due to robust economic conditions in advanced economies, but the increase in oil prices increasing outflows from some GCC countries.

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Kashmir Water Crisis Hits At Its Staple: Rice

As water levels have plummeted on the back of a winter that saw low snowfall and rainfall, the state government is urging local cultivators not to plant paddy this year.

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View From Dhaka: Is India Losing a ‘Trusted’ Friend?

India has been losing her neighbors to China, one by one. Bangladesh has remained untouched. Under no circumstances should India let China take political control of Bangladesh.

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South Africa Can Balance Its Water System, But the Clock is Ticking

From more aggressively tiered pricing to building infrastructure, South Africa can’t afford more delays to secure its water future.

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India’s Population Explosion And Govt. Inaction

The most threatening crisis facing India is that of population explosion. But the national leadership remains indifferent despite knowing that it is stuck in a now-or-never situation.

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Pakistan’s Trump Card

The US will eventually come to the home truth that a strong and vibrant Pakistan is critical to its interests in the region, there is no solution in Afghanistan without Pakistan.  

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Pakistan: From ‘Do More’ to ‘No More’?

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi talks tough on his country's difficult relations with the US, Afghanistan and India.

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