Articles and Commentaries

Co-option of Pakistan: A New China Perspective

~ By Zulfiqar Shah Pakistan has kicked off a new chapter in its strategic as well as economic history, which essentially can be dubbed as Sinification of Pakistan society and state. This would be first-ever initiative over seventy years history of the country that Pakistan has decided a major and futuristic shift in its strategic…
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Book Review: Tufail Ahmad’s “Jihadist Threat to India”

~ By Syed Ata Hasnain Tufail Ahmad’s book published by Infolimner carries the full title –‘Jihadist Threat to India : The Case for Islamic Reformation by an Indian Muslim’. It is a 346 page effort with a very appropriate foreword, author’s introduction and eight chapters on social and political themes relating to different aspects of…
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The Frontiers of Hindu Law – Initiating Debates

~ By Vikramjit Banerjee After nearly 70 years of independence the question arises where do we see Hindu law proceeding towards. Hindu law, after the codification project in the 1950s, is again at a crossroads. The question now is not so much as to how to make Hindu law progressive but whether by making the…
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A Critical Appraisal of Hindu Law

~ By Saema Jamil The history of Hindu Law reforms spans a period of fifteen years (1941 to 1956). A Hindu Law Committee was set up in 1941. It recommended the enactment of one comprehensive code that would cover all matters relating to marriage and succession. The recommendations led to the formation of the second Law…
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