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POK- The Unfinished Agenda Analyses & Assessments

POK- The Unfinished Agenda

The withdrawal of special provisions granted to the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is the biggest political gamble. For decades, Pakistan...

NRC-Citizenship in Question Analyses & Assessments

NRC-Citizenship in Question

The National Register of Citizens (NRC), rendering 1.9 million stateless, has thrown up serious questions on how applicants can submit proof of...

The Removal Of J&K’s Special Status Op-Eds

The Removal Of J&K’s Special Status

When India and Pakistan gained Independence in 1947, the Princely state of J&K had not joined either country. On 22 October 1947, tribal militias...

Ladakh: The New Union Territory Op-Eds

Ladakh: The New Union Territory

Ladakh, for the most part, is a sparsely populated, semi-arid, high-altitude desert. It lies in the Himalayas, between the Zanskar and Karakoram...

Modi’s bold Kashmir gamble Analyses & Assessments

Modi’s bold Kashmir gamble

The withdrawal of special yet temporary provisions granted to the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata...

Criminalisation of Triple Talaq Analyses & Assessments

Criminalisation of Triple Talaq

In an attempt to empower Muslim women, the Indian government has criminalised 'Triple Talaq' which is a personal law.

Saubhagya Scheme misses December target                 Analyses & Assessments

Saubhagya Scheme misses December target

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has missed its target to electrify every home by the end of 2018. 1.05 Million homes in four states still...

Rafale Verdict Analyses & Assessments

Rafale Verdict

In an apparent victory for the Modi government, India’s Supreme Court said there was "no occasion to doubt" the procurement process for the purchase...

PM Modi’s rising expenses Analyses & Assessments

PM Modi’s rising expenses

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hectic travel schedule and his government’s advertising blitz over the past four-and-a-half years have cost Indian...

Mallya to be Extradited to India Analyses & Assessments

Mallya to be Extradited to India

A UK court has ruled that Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited to India. Indian Investigators have demanded that Mallya, who...

Election roundup: Madhya Pradesh Analyses & Assessments

Election roundup: Madhya Pradesh

India’s heartland voted on November 28 to kick off a year-long election cycle in the country which will include the important General Elections in...

AgustaWestland Accused Extradited to India Analyses & Assessments

AgustaWestland Accused Extradited to India

Hours after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed the extradition of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore...

Mob Lynching in India Analyses & Assessments

Mob Lynching in India

Inspector Subodh Kumar and a local youth were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr when a mob went on a rampage over allegations of illegal cow...

Farmers March on Delhi Analyses & Assessments

Farmers March on Delhi

Thousands of Indian farmers marched to the capital to demand that government bring in legislation providing a guaranteed minimum support price for...

Government wants committees to oversee RBI Analyses & Assessments

Government wants committees to oversee RBI

India’s government is seeking to form panels to monitor the functions of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which could escalate tensions between the...

Centre Replaces Dissenting NNML Soceity Members Analyses & Assessments

Centre Replaces Dissenting NNML Soceity Members

The Indian Government replaced 4 members of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Society. The members who were replaced had previously opposed the...

Indian Chief Investigator Dismissed Analyses & Assessments

Indian Chief Investigator Dismissed

The head of India’s premier investigation agency has been removed from his position by the government. This contravenes Indian law that protects the...

Posters ask PM Modi asked to leave UP Analyses & Assessments

Posters ask PM Modi asked to leave UP

With hundreds of migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar fleeing Gujarat over the past few days, members of the UP-Bihar Ekta Manch released posters...

Eurozone budget idea cools Analyses & Assessments

Eurozone budget idea cools

Berlin is no longer enthusiastic about President Macron’s suggested EU policy to formulate a single budget for the Union. The Eurozone (officially...

India’s defence splurge Analyses & Assessments

India’s defence splurge

New Delhi approves $6bn military spend as Asian arms race escalates. Over the past three years, India has been named as one of the world’s top arms...