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A tale of two continents

A scholarly work exploring the themes of cooperation between two important poles of the international political economy—the European Union and rising Asia. We are moving towards a new world order: one that lies at the intersections of competing...

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An assessment of Indian and Pakistani nuclear forces

The possibility of a nuclear flashpoint between India and Pakistan appears in virtually every discussion on international relations in the Indian subcontinent. In recent times, the thunder has been stolen by Pakistan’s claim that it has developed...

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When populism takes over: why the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 is flawed

Legislations passed in the wake of the Nirbhaya rape have been founded more on emotion than reason – but emotions make a poor basis for policies. The Rajya Sabha approved the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Bill, 2015 last December....

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The Syrian civil war after Paris

The U.S. and its Western allies have largely backed themselves into a corner on negotiations with Russia and Iran on Syria.   The coordinated terror attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015 that resulted in over 130 deaths marks an inflection...

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Allahabad AIML session and MAJ1

The quest for Pakistan: part two of an interview with Prof Venkat Dhulipala

“The critiques of Pakistan emphasise the point that there were significant divisions within the Indian Muslims on the idea of Pakistan. I have tried to capture these intra-Muslim debates in my book.” This is the second of Prof Dhulipala’s...

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An assessment of Indian and Pakistani nuclear forces

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A tale of two continents

A scholarly work exploring the themes of cooperation between two important poles of the international political economy—the European Union...

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Europe

A tale of two continents

A scholarly work exploring the themes of cooperation between two important poles of the international political economy—the European Union and rising Asia. We are moving towards a new world order: one that lies at the intersections of competing geopolitical narratives on one axis and emerging geoeconomic frameworks on the other. A possible scenario that the […]

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An assessment of Indian and Pakistani nuclear forces

The possibility of a nuclear flashpoint between India and Pakistan appears in virtually every discussion on international relations in the Indian subcontinent. In recent times, the thunder has been stolen by Pakistan’s claim that it has developed tactical nukes to counter India’s conventional force advantage. This has in turn triggered discussions on whether the current […]

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When populism takes over: why the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 is flawed

Legislations passed in the wake of the Nirbhaya rape have been founded more on emotion than reason – but emotions make a poor basis for policies. The Rajya Sabha approved the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Bill, 2015 last December. The new Act will replace the prior legislation – the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) […]

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The Syrian civil war after Paris

The U.S. and its Western allies have largely backed themselves into a corner on negotiations with Russia and Iran on Syria.   The coordinated terror attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015 that resulted in over 130 deaths marks an inflection point in the West’s war on the group calling itself the Islamic State (IS). […]

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Allahabad AIML session and MAJ1

The quest for Pakistan: part two of an interview with Prof Venkat Dhulipala

“The critiques of Pakistan emphasise the point that there were significant divisions within the Indian Muslims on the idea of Pakistan. I have tried to capture these intra-Muslim debates in my book.” This is the second of Prof Dhulipala’s two part interview on his new book Creating a New Medina to Sarah Farooqui of Pragati. In this interview, […]

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On creating a new Medina

An interview with Prof Venkat Dhulipala on his new book Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India. Prof Venkat Dhulipala’s new book Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India examines how the idea of Pakistan was articulated and […]

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Redrawing the lines

The demise of colonialism in West Asia and a comparison to India. At the time of India’s independence there were several doubts about the country’s unity and success as a nation state. A diverse population, partition along religious lines and early external conflicts did not help. Questions were also raised on the political ability of […]

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India’s focus on remittances costs at the G20

India’s focus on remittances costs at G20 to benefit Indian workers . The meeting of the G20 leaders in Antalaya, Turkey on November 15th– 16th, 2015 was held at a time when global macroeconomic environment remains fragile, international security concerns are posing severe challenges, and mitigating the impact of climate change has become more urgent. […]

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India, Past and Present, historical, social and political ... Illustrated, etc. [With a bibliography by Sir W. W. Hunter.]

The grand old liberal

First Indian member of the British Parliament, first Indian professor at Elphinstone College, mathematician, natural philosopher, economist, and co-Founder of the Indian National Congress.    “Central Finsbury should be ashamed of itself at having publicly confessed that there was not in the whole of the Division an Englishman, Scotsman, Welshman or Irishman as worthy of […]

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India and the emergence of the Indo-Pacific

India needs to identify the issues and partners needed to anticipate, the changes in the power structures in the Indo-Pacific over the next half a century.  Conventional wisdom in the global strategic community has it that the gravity of the world economy would shift decisively towards the Indo-Pacific. In fact for some actors and many […]

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