Articles and Commentaries

Towards a new power system in India

India is leading in clean energy by signing the International Solar Alliance at CoP21 climate Conference at Paris. Two years ago, the result of general elections 2014 in India revived hope in industrialists and global business market. Once again the share market shows the increase in stock exchange and able to attract the Wall Street…
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Surgically yours – India and Pakistan are on the cusp of a new phase

A week after India announced the success of its "surgical strikes" against terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, contrarian voices are beginning to be heard. Some of these have taken inspiration from the Pakistan government, which maintains that the "surgical strikes" were, in effect, routine cross-border firing and that,…
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A different leader…

... and a different government in India — that’s what Pakistan didn’t realise until yesterday In the last two years, the Indian army has repeatedly foiled attempts by Pakistan-sponsored terrorist groups to infiltrate into India. Ninety-seven terrorists were gunned down in 2015, of whom 59 were Pakistanis. The number has crossed 110 in the last…
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Pakistan’s other trouble spot

For long, Talibanisation was considered the biggest threat to the Pakistani state. This perception overlooked the fact that Taliban only threatened the government, whereas ethnic movements targeted the state and eroded Pakistani nationalism. Pakistan, from its inception, has failed to build a national identity. Consequently, all ethnicities, other than Punjabis, perceive themselves as Pakhtoons, Baloch,…
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