The biggest lesson India has to share is the importance of creating a diverse public sphere that is inclusive and welcoming to all.
The paper discusses issues like the Korean nuclear crisis and the South China Sea dispute, as well as ties with the US and India. But it is important to read between the lines to understand the Chinese perspective.
What makes a state ‘authoritarian’? How do we recognise one, and under what conditions does it prosper?
The CPEC may be a bilateral endeavour, but New Delhi cannot ignore its spillover effects on regional governance and regime creation in South Asia.
Tellis is very well known to the current foreign policy leadership, especially foreign secretary S. Jaishankar, as both were involved in negotiating the civil nuclear agreement.
The launch of the nuclear-capable Babur-3 missile is likely to heighten long-running tension between India and Pakistan.
Urmi Nanda Biswas, an applied social psychologist, talks about her recent comparative study on female foeticide in Orissa and Gujarat.
Performance politics has made Donald Trump the new president of the US. But this is far from new to south India, where the mixing of cinema and politics has a long history.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa and General Bipin Rawat have very different roles and challenges ahead. One controls the polity, while the other is controlled by it; one has complete freedom to function, while the other is hemmed in by politicians and bureaucracy.
Speaking at the external affairs ministry’s mid-term press conference, M.J. Akbar criticised the trilateral meeting on Taliban for excluding Afghanistan.
Internet shutdowns in 2016 cost India $968 million, Saudi Arabia, $465 million and Morocco $320 million due to reduced economic activity.
India, on the other hand, said it it is ready to intervene if a formal request is made by the mother.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s trip there last month angered China, which considers him a dangerous separatist.
Trump’s protectionist policies, which will have global ripples, are bound to affect the financial stability of South Asian economies.
Indonesia has an imperfect record of promoting inclusive forms of growth and urbanisation, but its successes – and struggles – may hold more lessons for India than those of China or the West.
As the World Bank announces a pause in its two concurrent processes of dispute resolution, India sees it as a success, while the Pakistan government has not reacted officially
Qatar’s new labour rights law, brought in to protect immigrant workers, has come under attack from human rights groups who say it won’t change anything.
Indian officials say the arrest of an ISIS fighter who claims to have been preparing to attack the Indian consulate in Jalalabad is “vindication” of New Delhi’s belief of strong Pakistani links propping up the militant group’s operations in Afghanistan.
The emotional observations and personal musings brought on by Buscher’s travels are what set apart ‘Asian Absences’ from other travelogues.
The region’s river dolphins and mangrove forests are suffering as India and Pakistan plan projects to maximise their water usage.
Given the likely demise of the TPP, the pressure on India to sign bilateral and regional free-trade deals to counter mega-regional trade pacts has eased.
Aziz is scheduled to attend the Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in Amritsar in December, which will be the first high level visit since the external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj travelled to Pakistan last year for the same meeting.
Pakistan’s DGMO was exhorted to exercise strict control on Pakistani troops to refrain from any “nefarious activities”, a report on the call, said.
As a society we have become conditioned to moving from one burning issue to another without adequately resolving the first, thus making challenges like pollution, joblessness and economic inequality our new normal.
It is important to support and maintain the capital that we have as a champion of the developing world, India’s foreign secretary said.
The external affairs ministry has asked the finance ministry to increase the limit on withdrawals from embassy bank accounts, but it is yet to receive a response, but it is yet to receive a response.
The BBIN agreement is a diplomatic priority for Narendra Modi, who has pushed it to showcase that Pakistan’s intransigence has been the main roadblock to regional integration in South Asia.
After waiting for new currency notes for a few days, many small businesses have already started accepting old currency notes of 500 and 1000. This trend may increase in the coming days
There are many lessons to be learnt from the manner in which the elites perceived the elections in India and in the US
A series of articles that analyse what happened, the reasons behind it, its effects and what to expect next.
Looking beyond Asia, India and Japan have also raised the stakes by including Africa in their development strategy, implicitly setting up a rival to China’s One Belt, One Road.
Any shift in India’s doctrine cannot be based on Pakistan’s actions and neither will the consequences remain confined to the Islamabad-New Delhi dyad. There is a more formidable nuclear state to consider – China.
Although demonetisation will deal a severe blow to the black economy, corruption, inflated pricing and tax evasion, terrorism – which is cheap and can be funded by kosher resources – will remain largely unaffected.
World Bank’s decision to have two parallel dispute mechanisms, illegally, raises question about workability of Indus Waters Treaty, Indian officials said.
“Why should I bind myself? I should say I am a responsible nuclear power and I will not use it irresponsibly. This is my [personal] thinking,” Parrikar said.
The cacophony of analyses on the demonitisation has overlooked the quieter yet constitutionally significant issue of the new notes having Devanagari numerals printed on them.
Apprehensive World Leaders Need Not Worry Yet, the US’s Peculiar Political System Will Keep Trump in Check
At the end of the day,Trump’s policymaking will depend on the team that executes it, and, as of now, no one has a clue about what this team may look like.
A significant lesson for Britain as it prepares to leave the EU is that it cannot run a strict visa regime and at the same time expect open doors for goods and services.
The impressive credentials of the other nominees is proof those countries understand the role international law plays in world affairs – even as India sees the ILC as just another parking slot for a person from the ‘parivar’.
The UK Prime Minister’s upcoming visit may result in negotiations for a special and preferential relationship between both countries