CPEC to subjugate Balochistan, further Pakistani-Chinese strategic goals

Afghanistan, Balochistan, Bangladesh and India have been victims of Pakistani state terrorism since the division of India and creation of Pakistan. It is time these nations, the Gulf States, the leadership of the West including the USA and Europe and Japan review their dysfunctional policies of trying to appease China, Pakistan and Iran, writes Sobdar Baluch for South Asia Monitor

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India’s economic growth benefits neighbouring states like Sri Lanka

Current economic policies adopted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi are having a positive impact not only on India but also on its neighbour Sri Lanka, write Srimal Fernando and Megha Gupta for South Asia Monitor.    

Jordan's unrest may impact on Indian interests

The political turmoil in the West Asia significantly impacts India. Jordan is home for around 10,000 Indian nationals who are working in the IT construction, textile, health and manufacturing sectors and, if the crisis deepens, India may have to evacuate them, writes Jatin Kumar for South Asia Monitor

Can India become an international arbitration hub?

Now, while the Indian judiciary is more arbitration friendly, the executive and legislature are taking steps to amend the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to make India a hub of international arbitration, writes Robin Vrindavanam for South Asia Monitor.

UNHRC's 'biased' report on Kashmir: India needs to rally its friends

The Council which began its session on 18 June will conclude on 6 July, 2018. India would need to rally its friends and allies to ensure that the High Commissioner’s recommendation on sending a mission is rejected and his personal credibility impacted, writes Amb Bhaswati Mukherjee (Retd.) for South Asia Monitor

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  Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.


Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%

US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that ...