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Resource Faculty
Bhaskar, Comm. C. Uday (Retd.)
Director, Society for Policy Studies
 
Bhattacharjee,  Dr. Rupak
Independent  Analyst
 
Bhattacharya, Sanchita
Research Associate, Institute of Conflict Management
 
Bhaumik, Subir
Journalist and Strategic Affairs Analyst
 
Dasgupta, Amb. Amit
Former Ambassador
 
Krishnamurthy, Rajeshwari
Research Officer, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi
 
Krishnaswami, Dr Sridhar
Senior Journalist, Head, Departments of Journalism and Mass Communications and International Relations, SRM University, Chennai.
 
Malik, Preet
Former Ambassador
 
Moorthy, N. Sathiya
Director, Chennai Chapter, Observer Research Foundation.
 
Padmaja G.
Independent  Analyst
 
Saxena, Chayanika
Teaching Fellow, Ashoka University, New Delhi
 
Shende, Rajendra
Chairman, TERRE Policy Center, Paris and former Director, UNEP.
 
Singh, BinodKumar
Research Associate, Institute of Conflict Management, New Delhi
 
Soti, Divya Kumar
Independent National Security and Strategic Affairs Analyst.
 
Tremblay, Reeta
Professor, University of Victoria
 
Ved, Mahendra
Columnist and Analyst.
 
Verma, Jai Kumar
Strategic Analyst, formerly with Cabinet Secretariat, Delhi
 
 
Review
 
 
 
 
spotlight image Sergio Arispe Barrientos, Ambassador of  Bolivia to India is, at 37, the youngest head of mission in New Delhi. Only the second envoy from his country to India, Barrientos, who presented his credentials
 
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The UK and India will continue to strengthen their defence and security relationship, with the two countries working closer together than ever before to tackle terrorism and threats to cyber security.
 
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spotlight image Justice Rajinder Sachar (b. 1923), a former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court  who passed away on Friday (April 20), will be long remembered as an empathetic and caring  people’s judge, writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor. 
 
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A triangular cold war is developing which could be much more dangerous than the 20th-century Cold War. This new cold war ranges the US against Russia and China.
 
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In a reflection of India's growing global status and influence, India has won six elections to Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) bodies, five of them unanimously. In the elections held on Monday, India won places on the executive boards of four UN bodies, three commissions and a committee.
 
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Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greening of "wasteland" is, however, degrading a precious and largely ignored ecosystem -- the grasslands. And, as a result,
 
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The International Monetary Fund expects India's role in the Indo-Pacific region's development to continue to expand because of its robust growth, but it has to carry out more trade refor...

 
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Irfan Ahmad makes the far-reaching argument that potent systems and modes for self-critique as well as critique of others are inherent in Islam--indeed, critique is integral to its fundamental tenets large part on South Asian traditions.

 
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Women rights crusader and controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin was only 32 when she was hounded out of her country and forced to live in exile in Europe and America. Twenty-four years on she's lost all hope of returning to her na...

 
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A recent novel "Radius 200" by author Veena Nagpal has two facts at the centre of the fictional narrative that she weaves. "Impending water scarcity and the very real danger of an Sino-Indian conflict over this precious resource,...

 
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What is history? How does a land become a homeland? How are cultural identities formed? The Making of Early Kashmir explores these questions in relation to the birth of Kashmir and the discursive and material practices that shaped it up to the ...

 
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A group of teenagers in a Karachi high school puts on a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible— and one goes missing. The incident sets off ripples through their already fraught education in lust and witches, and over the years ...