Is There A Chinese Hand Behind The Worsening Indo-Pak Relations?

The recent paradigm shift in the Indo-Pak relations may, on the face of it, seem just another phase in the rivalry between two countries born from the partition of a greater whole. However, the latest round of bitterness, terrorist attacks, surgical

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Our Crooked Politicians Will Use Our Soldiers As Cannon Fodder

The recent attacks on our security forces in Kulgam, Handwara, Pampore, Shopian, etc. is corroborating what I had said in some of my earlier posts, e.g. 'The war drums are sounding', 'A full blown guerilla war is developing in Kashmir'

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Skilling India: A Job Like No Other

Skilling 350 million people within the next 5 to 7 years is an epic task. Much has been debated about India’s manpower story. Forecasts suggest that by 2020, about 60% of India’s population of 1.3 billion will be in the working age group

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Why Effective Global Climate Governance Might Just Remain a Utopian Dream

175 countries signed the historic Paris climate deal in New York on 22nd April to coincide with International Earth Day, a deal that is being seen by many as our last chance to stabilise carbon dioxide concentration at 450-550 ppm and limit change in

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South China Sea: A Riddle, Wrapped In A Mystery, Inside An Enigma

As the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, upholding the Philippines' claim for the disputed waters of the South China Sea came as a sudden blow to what can be best described as China's meteoric rise to power, Churchill's famo

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GDP: Growth or Fudge?

Quite clearly the Government is fudging data and lying to the country and the world at large. I have tried to disaggregate the fudging and to explain it to lay readers but equal citizens. The government has now made it known that the GDP has grown f

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