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Towards conflict resolution

Towards conflict resolution

On structural and governance shortfalls in Central India Nitin Pai opened the session by stating that successful counter-insurgency strategy has three distinct...

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The watchdog must bark at all times

The watchdog must bark at all times

Attempts to discredit the CAG reports by levying false accusations of incompetence are wrong and set a dangerous precedent The Comptroller and Auditor General of...

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India’s involvement in the Sudan

India’s involvement in the Sudan

India’s engagement in the Sudan—from investments in energy infrastructure to its involvement in a peace process between Juba and Khartoum—demonstrates an important...

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Relocate settlers across India

Relocate settlers across India

Sealing of the border and raising a Rapid Reaction Force is the need of the hour Show of concern, finger-pointing and headlong panic have been in sharp national...

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Are stricter laws the answer to female feticide?

Are stricter laws the answer to female feticide?

Laws equating female feticide to homicide are not a solution to a multi-dimensional social evil. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s popular talk show Satyamve Jayate...

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Giving bad advice

Giving bad advice

Examining the role of NAC in contemporary India Since 2004, India has been ruled by an arrangement that is Byzantine in its strangeness.  Nominally, it has a Prime...

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Small successes and enduring failures

Small successes and enduring failures

The current state of anti-Maoist operations in India There are multiple ways of analysing the ongoing state of India’s counter- Maoist operations. One can...

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Behind the Flame

Behind the Flame

The origin of Flame virus and the confusion surrounding its ownership On May 28, Iran’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) MAHER released an advisory...

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Delving deeper into Siachen

Delving deeper into Siachen

Siachen dispute tells us a lot about the state of India-Pakistan relations The Siachen Glacier is not economically productive in the present time. India is not really...

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Powering Gujarat

Powering Gujarat

Power sector reforms are integral to Gujarat’s inclusive growth strategy A positive relationship between economic growth and energy, especially electricity consumption...

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