Articles By Rakesh Kr Sinha

Trump’s enforced shutdown: No end in sight

Trump’s enforced shutdown: No end in sight

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jan , 2019

The US Government partial shutdown is continuing since December 22, 2018 as the US Congress did not agree to the funding of the Mexican border wall costing $5.7 billion. This has been the sole...

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De-radicalisation in China: The communist way

De-radicalisation in China: The communist way

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jan , 2019

The Communist China does not have any religious faith patronised by the Government. It prefers handling the question of religious fundamentalism purely in the interest of national security. China...

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Resurgence of Taliban and Indian dilemma

Resurgence of Taliban and Indian dilemma

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jan , 2019

Taliban is expanding again. They got space and time to regroup themselves. This is happening when the world powers are competing to appropriate their maximum influence over Afghanistan. Russia...

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Rise of Pashtun Nationalism in Pakistan

Rise of Pashtun Nationalism in Pakistan

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Oct , 2018

There is an ethnic minority group of about 49 million people  called Pashtun  mostly living in Pakistan.  Many of them live in Waziristan in the west which unfortunately  is  the  battlefield...

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Testing time for Indo-Russian friendship

Testing time for Indo-Russian friendship

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Oct , 2018

So here comes Vladimir Putin, whom Prime Minister Vajpayee once hailed as the worthy successor to Peter the Great, with all his diplomatic might and military inventory to shake the hand with an...

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Are we becoming a ‘Police State’

Are we becoming a ‘Police State’

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Mar , 2018

Cambridge Dictionary defines a Police state as “a country in which the government uses the police to severely limit people’s freedom”. Merriam Webster defines a Police State “a political...

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Sri Lanka on the verge of another ethnic strife

Sri Lanka on the verge of another ethnic strife

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Mar , 2018

Kandy is said to be the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, also known for its most memorable cinematic appearance in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. The fictional Mayapore village,...

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Is PNB like scams a manifest of cyber attacks on banking security?

Is PNB like scams a manifest of cyber attacks on banking security?

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Feb , 2018

India is moving towards a cashless economy with lots of fanfare and it is being trumpeted as big achievement by the Government and the Reserve Bank of India touted as one of the largest financial...

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Justin Trudeau and a new low in Indo-Canadian relationship

Justin Trudeau and a new low in Indo-Canadian relationship

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Feb , 2018

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived on 17th Feb 2018 on a weeklong visit to India alongwith his family and three ministers of Indian origin; Navdeep Bains, Harjit Singh Sajjan...

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Nepal Goes Red and Closer to China

Nepal Goes Red and Closer to China

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Dec , 2017

In the first direct election of the Pratinidhi Sabha after the promulgation of new Constitution in Nepal, the Communist Party combination have won 116 out of 165 seats. The remaining 110 seats of...

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USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Date: 23 Nov , 2017

‘Trumpism’ is the new bulwark in contemporary white America meant to stem the flow of ethnic diversity and cultural pluralism and its intentions are clear ; to deliver the United States back...

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‘Farewell to Arms‘ in Siachen : Not likely

‘Farewell to Arms‘ in Siachen : Not likely

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2017

The word ‘Siachen’ means ‘the place of white roses’. This may be a rare linguistic irony to confer such an exotic name to a place devoid of any sign of life. Siachen is the world’s...

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Sorry Farooq Abdullah: PoK is ours

Sorry Farooq Abdullah: PoK is ours

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Nov , 2017

“I tell them in plain terms – not only the people of India, but also to the world – that the part (of J&K) which is with Pakistan (PoK) belongs to Pakistan and this side to India. This...

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Central Armed Police Forces: Do we really care?

Central Armed Police Forces: Do we really care?

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Oct , 2017

The Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21st every year. Since Independence, 34,418 Police personnel have sacrificed their lives for safeguarding the integrity of the nation and...

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Rohingya Muslims: Failure of ‘Two Nation Theory’ of Pakistan

Rohingya Muslims: Failure of ‘Two Nation Theory’ of Pakistan

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Sep , 2017

The Indian subcontinent had to confront an ideological falsehood called ‘Two Nation Theory’ denting the national consciousness at the time when the national movement was entering its last...

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Floods in India: A challenge for governance and diplomacy

Floods in India: A challenge for governance and diplomacy

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2017

World Resource Institute (WRI), a global research organization, has developed an online tool for analyzing the population affected by flood each year in a country. India leads the list of 163...

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Charlottesville Protests: USA at a Threshold of a Bitter Racial Conflict

Charlottesville Protests: USA at a Threshold of a Bitter Racial Conflict

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Aug , 2017

A group of about 500 people chanting  “White Lives Matter”  and “Unite the Right” suddenly descended  on 12th Aug 2017 to Charlottesville (Virginia) to protest the removal of a statue...

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Blockade of Qatar: Why Saudi led group may not succeed?

Blockade of Qatar: Why Saudi led group may not succeed?

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Aug , 2017

On June 5, 2017 four Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries including Saudi Arabia cut ties with Qatar reproving it of fostering “terrorist” groups and of links to Riyadh’s arch-rival Iran. The...

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Pakistan, hub of terrorism, snubbed by Trump in Riyadh

Pakistan, hub of terrorism, snubbed by Trump in Riyadh

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2017

An Arab Islamic American Summit was held in Riyadh on May 21, 2017 attended by US President Donald Trump, leaders and representatives of 55 Arab and Muslim-dominated countries focusing on unity...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav - ICJ verdict: Real battle will have to be fought in Pak...

Kulbhushan Jadhav - ICJ verdict: Real battle will have to be fought in Pak...

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 May , 2017

The theory of ‘Positivism’ is one of the bases of International Law which says that the law is what exists as contrast to the law that ought to be. It relies on the actual practice of the...

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