Taiwan's new programme of building indigenous submarines came after it was unable to procure any submarines from the US and Europe. However, even this programme would largely depend on outside help, writes Namrata Hasija for South Asia Monitor.
The Congress needs to come up with a more aspirational narrative than that of the BJP. The party doesn’t lack talent, but its leadership clearly lacks hunger and enthusiasm required for winning elections, writes Tridivesh Singh Maini for South Asia Monitor.
India for a variety of historical reasons has not been as deeply aware of its maritime potential as it ought to have been writes C Uday Bhaskar
The Indian Ocean, at the crossroads of global trade, is critical to India's energy security, with over 80 per cent of its energy imports coming via this maritime route, writes Nilova Roy Chaudhury .
So long as caste equations and ignorance among the electorate about the criminal background of a candidate exist, criminals will continue to rule the roost in elections writes Yashwardhan Joshi
India’s multilateral and bilateral aid and assistance programmes for its neighbouring and other developing countries form part of this financial allocation writes Monish Gulati
Indian Space Research Organisation's commercial activities related to space technology are managed by Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of Department, writes Monish Gulati.
Having made their mark in international cricket, two players from the Afghan national cricket team have been plugged into a team that plays the pompous and exuberant Indian Premier League, writes Chayanika Saxena.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Israel later this year – a first by an Indian head of the government that comes 25 years after the two countries established full diplomatic ties. The visit, a long awaited one.
India remians the inflexible bête-noir for Pakistan, yet there are few books by Indian authors that have sought to interpret the prodigal neighbour in a holistic, informed and empathetic manner.
The line that Mortimer Durand drew across a small map in 1893 has bled the Pashtun heart ever since. More than a century later both sides of that line remain restless. But the mystery behind what actually happened on 12 November 1893 has never ...
What went wrong for the West in Afghanistan? Why couldn't a global coalition led by the world's preeminent military and economic power defeat "a bunch of farmers in plastic sandals on dirt bikes" in a conflict that outlasted b...
What will be Pakistan's fate? Acts of commission or omission by itself, in/by neighbours, and superpowers far and near have led the nuclear-armed country at a strategic Asian crossroads to emerge as a serious regional and global concern whi...
Some South African generals, allied with the British forces, sought segregation from the enlisted men, all blacks, after being taken prisoners of war. The surprised German commander told them firmly that they would have to share the same quarte...