Alakh Ranjan

Alakh Ranjan

About Alakh Ranjan

The author is doing his Master’s in Politics & International Relations from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi

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Chinese media deplores Western media double standards in China, India coverage

The Chinese media continued its scrutiny of the contentious citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in India and its nationwide protests

India's 'Neighbourhood First' policy: Need to put money where its mouth is

The enthusiasm Modi has shown towards the neighbourhood, through his numerous visits has not got translated in overall policy during these years, writes Alakh Ranjan  for South Asia Monitor

Shaheen Bagh protests: A unique civil society movement led by women

What makes the Shaheen Bagh rare in the history of Indian civil society movements is that this is the first-time Muslim women are leading a protest against a law passed by the state, writes Alakh Ranjan for South Asia Monitor

CAA has hurt India’s foreign policy and global image

The lack of homework by the Modi government on the adverse implications of the CAA is now clearly visible both domestically and internationally, writes Alakh Ranjan for South Asia Monitor

China keenly follows India's citizenship debate, Northeast ferment

The debate over the Indian Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, or CAB, has been widely reported in the Chinese media, from the time the Bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha December 9  until December 12, when it was signed into law by the President Ram Nath Kovind, after the CAB was passed through both houses of parliament

Beijing optimistic about rebuilding ties with Colombo: A media analysis

The recently-concluded elections in Sri Lanka was widely covered in the Chinese media, an indication of the strategic interest of Beijing in the island nation and the Indian Ocean Region

The Rajapaksas return in Sri Lanka: Should India be worried?

Sri Lanka is at the centre of the IOR and the country which will have greater stakes and leverage over this island nation will have an edge in the Indian Ocean, writes Alakh Ranjan for South Asia Monitor

India and Bhutan explore new areas of engagement

India understands the needs of Bhutan and is equally willing to diversify the relationship beyond hydropower. During his last visit, Modi showed India’s intent towards the diversification of bilateral relations, writes Alakh Ranjan for South Asia Monitor

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51 years of bank nationalization in India: Crying need for a better corporate work culture

Bank nationalization in India happened 51 years back, part of the measures undertaken by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to bring in a socialist economy

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Taj Mahal not to reopen, for now

The Agra district administration has decided not to reopen the world-famous Taj Mahal to visitors as yet