FB   
 
Powered bysps
        Society for Policy Studies
 
 

 
In The News

Stepping up action against terrorists attacking India, President Donald Trump's Administration has declared Hizb-ul Mujahideen (HM) a “global terrorist organisation” in an attempt to choke off financial and other support to it.

 

 

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, according to his spokesperson Farhan Haq.

 

At least 53 people were dead in the last two days and about 100,000 displaced in Nepal’s floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain across the Himalayan nation. 

 

India and Bhutan held their first high-level meeting since the weeks-old military standoff with China in Doklam plateau in Bhutan.

 

Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake resigned on August 10 over corruption charges in a bond scam but maintained he had done no wrong. runanayake resigned ahead of a no-confidence vote requested by a group of opposition legislators.

 

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Dhaka in the first half of September to attend the fourth Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting.  The JCC meeting is to review the implementation and progress of decisions taken during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India in April this year.

 

Shehbaz Sharif, younger brother of judicially ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, will be the new head of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Leader of the House in Pakistani Senate Raja Zafarul Haq has said.

 

Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is embarking a five-day state visit to India on August 23  The visit is significant as Deuba chose to visit New Delhi first after being elected the PM just two month back.

 

President Donald Trump has endorsed a bill with far-reaching consequences for Indians and South Asians that would drastically cut immigration to the United States while boosting skilled immigration at the cost of extended family members and unskilled labour.

 

Calling for collective action to protect and assist victims of human trafficking, senior government officials and experts from India, Bangladesh and Nepal emphasised the need to institutionalize a regional referral mechanism to boost joint efforts at a program convened by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) South Asia and the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs on July 31.

 


< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 27 ... Next > 

(total 270 results)

Review
 
 
 
 
spotlight image Relations between India and Morocco go back a millennium with the first recorded links dating to the 14th century, when the famous traveller and writer from Tangier, Ibn Batuta, travelled to India.
 
read-more
Stepping up action against terrorists attacking India, President Donald Trump's Administration has declared Hizb-ul Mujahideen (HM) a “global terrorist organisation” in an attempt to choke off financial and other support to it.
 
read-more
On 14 August 1947 Pakistan, consisting of East and West Pakistan, celebrated its independence. The 14th was chosen for the ceremony because Lord Mountbatten who came to Karachi as the Chief Guest had to later leave for Delhi where ot the midnight stroke India was to declare its independence.
 
read-more
The Doklam stand-off and a variety recent opinion pieces in magazines and newspapers draws attention to the poor state of defence policy preparedness and the lack of meaningful higher defence control in India. 
 
read-more
The two ideologically divergent ruling partners - the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - in Jammu and Kashmir are headed for a showdown as the debate over the abrogation of Article 35A of the Constitution of India heats up.
 
read-more
At the root of the present Doklam crisis is China’s intrusion into Bhutanese territory for its road building projects. These connectivity projects are integral to President Xi Jinping’s dream project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). India and Bhutan were the only two countries that did not participate in the first forum
 
read-more
It wasn’t so long ago that the whole world watched as Donald Trump sashayed on to the Riyadh red carpet and stole the show with his tough talk on Iranian-sponsored terrorism.
 
read-more
A vehicular attack to maximise casualties and spread panic is now a well-tested terrorist strategy in European cities.
 
read-more
It is a privilege to be invited to this most prestigious of law schools in the country, more so for someone not formally lettered in the discipline of law. I thank the Director and the faculty for this honour.
 
read-more
Column-image

As talk of war and violence -- all that Mahatma Gandhi stood against -- gains prominence across the world, a Gandhian scholar has urged that the teachings of the apostle of non-violence be taken to the classroom.

 
Column-image

Interview with Hudson Institute’s Aparna Pande, whose book From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy, was released on June 17.

 
Column-image

This is the continuing amazing spiritual journey of a Muslim man from Kerala who plunged into Vedic religion after a chance encounter with a Hindu mystic under a jackfruit tree in the backyard of his house when he was just nine. It is a story w...

 
Column-image

History is told by the victors but in our modern age, even contemporary events get - or are given - a slant, where some contributors soon get eclipsed from the narrative or their images tarnished.

 
Column-image

Humans have long had a fear of malignant supernatural beings but there may be times when even the latter cannot compare with the sheer evil and destructiveness mortals may be capable of. But then seeking to enable the end of the world due to it...

 
Subscribe to our newsletter
Archive