Daily Archives: December 16, 2017

Has anyone benefited from American interventionism?

For the first hundred years of American history, the United States was founded on the concept of a limited-government republic, one whose government did not intervene in the affairs...

Bring women on board in Bhutan elections

Parliamentary elections are nearing in Bhutan. Political parties have started to announce their candidates. People's Democratic Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (Bhutan Peace and Prosperity Party), and Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP)...

 ‘We expect Indian aid on Rohingya issue’

Commending India’s role in the 1971 war with Pakistan to liberate Bangladesh, a senior Bangladesh Minister said here on Friday that Delhi needs to play “a similar diplomatic role”...

Indian govt. approves draft legislation banning instant triple talaq

The government of India on Friday  (Dec 15) approved a draft law under which the practice of giving instant triple talaq would be made illegal and void and would...

Malaysian PM to visit the Maldives on Dec 19

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Razak and First Lady Datin Rosmah Mansor is set to undertake an official visit to the Maldives...

Indian Democracy at Crossroads

Inaugurating a newly built dam in 1954, India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru christened it as the “temple of modern India”. Nehru, as the architect of modern India was...

Nepal’s upcoming PM will have to balance between India, China, say analysts

In the first parliamentary elections that marked Nepal's complete transition to a parliamentary federal democracy, the public has voted largely in favor of the left-wing alliance between the Communist...

IAI outlines Kfir developments for Sri Lanka, Colombia, ATAC

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has noted a number of developments for its Kfir fighter, including the conclusion of an upgrade programme for Colombia, plans to upgrade and return to...

Women targeted by Modi to help him retain power in India

As more women go out to vote in India while their male counterparts stay home, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is shifting attention and planning a raft of female-focused policies...

New Delhi Gains Partners With Quad Engagement, Experts Advise Caution

US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has advocated establishing a definite structure within the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or Quad by formally including India in the grouping. While speaking...

What kind of military power is India?

India is a country with the world’s third largest military by personal strength. It also has the world’s 5th largest defence budget and is a growing economic and military...

Modi attacks India’s ex-PM after dinner party fuels suspicions of Pakistan’s hand in Gujarat...

Narendra Modi threw the first punch over the weekend when he alluded to ‘secret meetings’ at a dinner at a senior Congress party leader’s home to allege that arch-rival...

Should India see Nepal polls as defeat!

Delhi's foreign policy mandarins could not conceal their glee when, in a tweet on 13 November, Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Kamal Thapa announced the scrapping of the...