Browsing: Diplomacy

Kashmir for decades has been a key subject for the students of the diplomacy schools across the world more so in India and Pakistan. How the diplomacy is finally being transacted on Kashmir, this section offers the window.

Where is PM’s authority?

As United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government celebrates a year in power in its second stint, questions on Prime Minister’s authority…

Fast Forwarded

The Indo-Pak composite dialogue facing hiccups since its 26/11 pause, is seeing a sudden boost with talks at three levels…

Axis of Asia

Its proximity to China, Russia and India, is both boon and bane for Gilgit Baltistan. Empowered by the 2009 LFO,…

Yearning to cross over

In four years of its operation, the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus has ferried 11,000 passengers across the Line of Control to meet…

Quite Dialogue

New Delhi has ordered a ban on prepaid mobile telephony in Jammu and Kashmir citing “serious security concerns”. This comes…

Dragon diplomacy

As India and Pakistan keep fighting their hot and cold wars – physical and diplomatic – over Kashmir, China is…

Gobbling Dragon

New Delhi is countering leaked reports of Chinese incursions by denials, But China’s steady encroachments in Ladakh are an open…

Taking on the Left, the Right, and Centre
Tarique A Bhat
We are feeling a morbid lack of interest in life and sort of empty inside? Completely lacking in motivation. Reason: We are obsessed with politics and tend to look at the government and politicians as the cause of all problems in our lives.
Yes, we are fed up with politics of more than 75 years now. I am talking of many who don’t neatly fit into the red or green. Kashmir  is mired in a whirlpool of uncertainty. Our politicians are without the requisite political will to overcome deliberately designed structural impediments to solving the problem.
UPA’s Kashmir tangle

Iftikhar GilaniAs the exit polls and an internal survey of Congress predicted a close shave with rival National Democratic Alliance…

The Afghan dilemma

Indications of USA and the UK preparing to exit from Afghanistan has sent the subcontinent into a tizzy. Due to…

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