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Bollywood movies bridging the Sino-Indian cultural and perceptional gap

New-age Bollywood movies, from the sports biopic “Dangal” to the social drama “Hichki,” are bridging Sino-India cultural communications, dispelling many false popular Chinese notions by providing a more empathetic and holistic glimpse of India, writes Manisha Chakraborty for South Asia Monitor.

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Kerala floods: Grave challenge and a window of opportunity

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has already won acclaim for the way he has handled the situation so far. His real test now is to build a new Kerala by directing the relief funds to the right people and projects and not frittered away by groups and individuals, writes T P Sreenivasan for South Asia Monitor.  

Imran’s new government: Old hands provide hope for improved India ties

Looking beyond slogans, Khan’s use of tried old hands may appear opportunistic and a compromise, but it is useful for key policy areas, including ties with India. While Khan himself has close links with many people in India, the presence of old hands in his party and the government should be viewed positively, writes Tridivesh Singh Maini for South Asia Monitor

Illegal immigration issue will remain a political football in India till 2019

It was in 1997 that the then Assam Governor, Lt. Gen. (retd) S.K. Sinha, wrote to the President of India that there were over 4 million Bangladeshis living in Assam illegally and action should be taken to send them back, writes Rashmi Saksena for South Asia Monitor

India at 71: Mood not exactly upbeat

The BJP's perceived policy - which has alienated a good number of people who supported Modi in 2014 due to his promises of “vikas” (development) - is that it is dividing the nation on religious and even caste lines, writes Amulya Ganguli for South Asia Monitor

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communication that sets out the EU's vision for a strategy to strengthen cooperation and the partnership with India.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communicat...

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