Jai Kumar Verma

Jai Kumar Verma

About Jai Kumar Verma

The author is a New Delhi-based strategic analyst and member of USI and IDSA

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Is China manipulating Nepal?

Oli’s anti-India posture was seen to be at the behest of Beijing as India converted the unmetalled road into a strategic road through which the Indian Army and guns can reach the Tibet plateau early, a strategic development not to China's liking, writes Jai Kumar Verma

India should extend wholehearted assistance to Maldives government

The Maldivian open support against Pakistan in OIC is a victory of Indian diplomacy, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor

India of 2020 is different from the India of 1962

In the current scenario, although India being a peaceful country does not want war with anyone, especially with China, India has developed infrastructure at the borders, strengthened its defence forces and has strategic relations with several countries, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor 

China instigated Nepal against India, planning more skirmishes to corner New Delhi

China feels that India is also acting against it; hence, it is creating troubles for India. Before the protest from Nepal, it instigated Pakistan, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor

Is India planning an operation in POK?

The Modi government is methodically trying to resolve the Kashmir issue, which is lingering since the partition of the Subcontinent in 1947. India and Pakistan have already fought three wars, including the Kargil conflict of 1999, on Kashmir, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor 

Why has Pakistan deployed LY-80 missiles near the India border?

Pakistan wants to fulfill several objects by placing LY-80 missiles near Indian borders, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor

US-Taliban talks: Peace is still elusive

The present peace accord is fragile as there are several forces which are against the peace, and they may try to disrupt the agreement, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor

India must help curb rising Islamic extremism in the Maldives

Increasing Islamic radicalisation and the influence of Pakistan and China in the island nation may be troublesome and India must adopt necessary measures to counter their influence at the earliest, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor

Attack on Sikh shrine exposes Pakistan’s disdain for minorities

The 'deep state' and the Imran Khan government should care about the pitiable condition of minorities in their own country instead of worrying about Muslim and Sikh minorities in India, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor

India should guard against terror, communal violence over Kashmir

Pakistan will try to enhance terrorist activities not only in J&K but in all of India. Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence may activate and instruct its sleeper cells to carry out terrorist activities in communally sensitive places so that communal riots erupt in the country, writes J K Verma for South Asia Monitor

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