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सेना और व्यवस्था में न पनपे आशंका
Bharat Verma | 15 May , 2014 0 comments
सेना और व्यवस्था में न पनपे आशंका

पाकिस्तान के एक जनरल ने कहा था- ‘अगर भारतीय सेना टूट जाए, तो भारत को तोड़ा जा सकता है।’ यह वह बिंदु है, जिस दिशा में पाकिस्तान लगातार...

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Is India Scared of China?
Prakash Nanda | 14 May , 2014 3 comments
Is India Scared of China?

Ms Annette Lu, the Vice President of the Republic of China, better known as Taiwan, is still finding it hard to believe that the Vajpayee government did not allow her to visit the earthquake victims in Gujarat with relief material worth more than one million US dollars because of the “Chinese fear”. Ms Lu, who had earned international...

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Immediate East
Immediate East

The over 56 million population of Myanmar (68 percent Burman, 9 percent Shan, 7percent Karen, 4 percent Rakhine, 3 percent Chinese, 2 percent each Indian and Mon, and 5 percent others) has never really seen sustainable peace despite over 53.42 million people following Buddhism (2011 official figures), a religion that preaches non-violence....

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Indian Foreign Policy under Modi
Prakash Nanda | 07 May , 2014 0 comments
Indian Foreign Policy under Modi

Speech by Prakash Nanda at Australia-India Institute, University of Melbourne, on May 6, 2013 First of all, I am grateful to the Australia -India Institute for inviting me and providing a great opportunity to exchange my thoughts with some of the leading minds of Australia and friends of India.    As you know this is the election time in...

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A Modi government must project a more robust foreign policy
Kanwal Sibal | 06 May , 2014 0 comments
A Modi government must project a more robust foreign policy

Now that it appears that the next government in New Delhi could well be Modi-led, questions about the possible changes in India’s foreign policy are being raised inside and outside the country. India’s external challenges are well known and policy responses have been examined over time by governments in power. Whether or not existing policies...

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