BJP-led NDA govt should directly hold talks with Pak Army

After a reset with China through the recent informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, New Delhi appears to be exchanging feelers regarding a... Read more »

Radicalisation must be fought tooth and nail, engaging enemy must

Seven years ago today, dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden, also suspected to be the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks in the US, was killed through a special operation carried... Read more »

India must increase defence spending, enemy eyeing opportunity

For a developing country that is committed to enhancing the quality of life of its citizens, defence is usually the last thing on the nation’s mind. Yet, no government... Read more »

Pashtuns up in arms in Pakistan, will the country fall?

Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA), bordering Afghanistan, is considered one of the world’s most significant geopolitical regions. These tribal regions have been the scene of the world’s deadliest military... Read more »

Nuclear policy needs to be revisited, lowering threshold no option

Contemporary trends positing reversibility of a nuclear exchange presupposes that the antagonists are able to understand mutual aims, objectives and have unimpeachable knowledge of boundaries within which the conflict... Read more »

Futility of reviving SAARC

Nepal Prime Minister K.P.Oli’s visit to India not only refreshed bilateral relations but also contributed to the resumption of discussions on South Asian regionalism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s response... Read more »

De-Radicalisation should be prioritized in Kashmir valley

Certain occurrences in the recent past in Kashmir do not augur well for the future of the youth. A number of instances wherein highly educated youth, including technical graduates... Read more »

Chabahar Port Project and India’s stand vis-à-vis Afghanistan

Given the tensions in bilateral relations, dependence on the Pakistani market and trade routes has been a point of vulnerability for Afghanistan, a landlocked country. To overcome this vulnerability,... Read more »