South Asia

Soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army

China Likes to Negotiate but India Should Be Cautious

On the sidelines of a meeting of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar met his Chinese counterpart,...
PLA Soldiers

Why Did China Ramp up Massive Infrastructure Along the LAC?

On August 2020, China proclaimed the unveiling of “Friendship Highway,” a phase two 118 km stretch road from Havelian to Thakot, which comes under...
indian worker

Can the Broken Informal Sector of India Be Ever Fixed?

Throughout the world, COVID-19 has emerged as more than a health problem. It has also created devastating social, economic and other crises that are...
Solar power project in Fort Hunter Liggett

India’s Solar Spectrum: One Sun, One World, One Grid

India has the advantage of receiving peak solar radiation for 300 days due to its geographic positioning of lying in the tropical belt. The...
Ashraf Ghani addresses the press at the Presidential Palace

The Stalled Intra-Afghan Talks

The holding of Loya Jirga earlier this month to remove the last barrier on the road to intra-Afghan peace talks had raised prospects that...
PM Modi receives President Emmanuel Macron

France in India’s Changing China Policy

Post-Galwan, India’s foreign policy overtures are poised to show willingness to inculcate more robust security partnerships and economic alliances. In this regard, France emerges...

RCEP Trade Agreement: Where We Are Now and What Is India Seeking?

RCEP – Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership – is a free trade agreement in the Indo-Pacific Region between Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)...
Golden Temple, Punjab

The Impact of Covid-19 on Punjab’s Economy

The lack of vision of Punjab policymakers, & New Delhi’s tendency to view the state from the lens of security has resulted in serious socioeconomic problems.
Refugees during partition of India

Colonial Legacy and Majoritarianism in South Asia

Majoritarian trends across India, Bangladesh and Pakistan have been heavily influenced by colonial history which eventually lead to the Partition of India and Pakistan along religious lines.