Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Indian Historiography Under Threat

The religious categories created by colonialism have been abandoned even by the British scholars. But the Modi regime, guided and controlled by the RSS, is still sticking to them with unprecedented fervor.

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‘Kill the Beef-eaters!’

India’s globe-trotting Prime Minister assures the world that India is the destination to invest in, the world’s most cultured country to work in. But will it allow foreign investors their prime pieces of steak when they crave for it in India? Or do Indians only butcher their own beef-eaters?

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India: Modi Should be Careful about the Company He Keeps

What makes the axis between the government and the RSS so problematic is not just its extra-constitutionality but the sheer incompatibility of the sangh and its ideology with a democratic, inclusive polity and society.

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Modi in a Muddle

India must realize that it cannot expect to live in peace while the neighborhood remains embroiled in conflict. Pakistan’s stability depends on a stable Afghanistan. And the same is true for stability in India and the region.

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India’s Naga Issue: ‘Historic’ is Still Some Way Away

Clarity of thought and brevity of expression are needed to work out a solution to the Naga issue. The government must refrain from claiming success until a final settlement is worked out and implemented for a problem that has lasted six decades

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Delhi’s ‘Red Lines’ Hurting India-Pakistan Peace Process

The cancellation of NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan owing to new “red lines” drawn by the Modi government is disconcerting, writes one of top leaders of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Views from Delhi: Getting the Talk Atmospherics Right

Talks between India and Pakistan suffer from certain inbuilt defects. India’s desire to up the ante for talks stems from a combination of international and domestic pressures. In contrast, Pakistan has far fewer stakes in the outcomes.

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The Mirage of India-Pakistan Dialogue

The collapse of talks between Pakistan and India is a bad omen for peace in South Asia. It can push the world's most militarized region closer to a new military standoff.

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Gurdaspur Attack: Views from Pakistan, India

The Gurdaspur terrorist attack will further deteriorate the India-Pakistan relations, even if direct relationship between the attackers and Pakistan is not established.

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Iran’s Chabahar Port and the Strategic Turf Wars

Iran’s Chabahar port is challenging the significance of Pakistan’s Gwadar deep sea port. The project is strategically important particularly for India due to its land access to Afghanistan and Central Asia which is otherwise blocked by the territory of Pakistan.

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