India & South Asia Political & Social Issues
Chinese Drone is Fired! Is War Imminent ?
Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone as it violates airspace, Beijing warns of war. The tension in the Taiwan Strait has been raised since US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei ignored China's warning in early August. This time it was not a warning shot, is war imminent?
Why Has Sri Lanka Fallen Into a Financial Crisis?
In Sri Lanka, the government's decision to lower the import duty on cars has led to a sharp spike in demand for dollars—which sent the value of Sri Lanka's currency plummeting even further than it already had been.
Disturbing Trends in Pakistan as Obscurantism, Chaos, Economic Collapse Looms under Nose of Army Rule
Pakistan is in the jaws of death as the economy tanks and Imran khan threatens but overall the army continues in power and presiding over the downfall of Pakistan.
Sri Lanka, the Favorite City of Buddha.
Sri lanka has become bank rupt. In this article we'll have a look on its precursors. Beside discussing the political reasons, I've provided some grass root realities and causes of its bankruptcy.
Imran Khan Loses Midnight No-Trust Vote, Ousted as Pak PM
Despite all the machinations of Imran Khan he could not continue as Prime Minister and had the mortification of becoming the first Prime Minister in Pakistan to be voted out of office in a no-confidence vote.
Why does Female Infanticide Occur in India?
Female infanticide is the intentional killing of baby girls due to the preference for male babies and from the low value associated with the birth of females. ' These practices arise in areas where cultural norms value male children over female children, such as in India. Why it's done? Read more.
Partition of the Indian Subcontinent in the Current Political Context
The consequences of the partition, the options available before the partition, some unanswered questions, and some predictions that were made before the partition of the Indian Subcontinent. ‘‘Was partition of Indian-Subcontinent just and did we need partition?”
Top 100 Best Political Movies of All Time (2022)
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Colors Change the People
The whole world is observing an extreme change in the behavior of Indian people, specially the teenagers. This change is not only bothering the Indians merely but it is also a question mark on the face of humanity. We, as humans are not different at all.
Inspiration Behind Gandhian Thought
For what reason did Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi transform into Mahatma Gandhi and become a world-renowned personality? What is the truth behind this? Gandhiji's personality cannot be built in a single form. It is impossible to make a list of their many forms, merits and contributions. Gandhi Jayanti
Gandhiji's First Important Non-political Grassroots Struggle Was Champaran Satyagraha
The farmers tried to resist but they were brutally crushed. The British administration then launched an inquiry into the matter but it was nothing factual. In early 1917, Gandhiji adopted the path of Satyagraha. This has had a positive effect on the minds of poor farmers elsewhere in the country.
Feminism in India: 3 Ways to Know If It Exists for You
You are the daughter of a father, wife of a husband, and sister of a brother. What does it mean for you in the world deemed as for men by men?
Afghanistan and Present Geopolitical Issues
The unprecedented rapid conquest of Afganistan by talibs have rendered political and international relation scholars bewildered. What will be the aftermath of it? What will happen to India and USA and other democratic countries. The question is there.
Bhutto Was Hanged to Death but He Was Also the Man Who Broke up Pakistan Set It on Course to Extremism and Intolerance
Bhutto was a maverick politician who had dreams of grandeur and megalomania. He played a significant part in the breakup of Pakistan and when he lost political support he resorted to courting the extremists but all this did not help him and he was hanged to death by his own protege.
Dedication of Rabinranath Tagore for Rural Development
Rabinranath Tagore was a Nobel Prize Lauriate for literature, but he gave considerable time for rural development in Bengal part of India. The involved people in the development were the poor raiyats of his zamindary. The ideas he developed are still in use for the poor in developing countries.
The Growth of Honorary Consulates in Bengaluru
Bengaluru is the fastest-growing city in Southern India. It is aptly called Silicon City of India for its popularity with a robust number of information technology companies and start-up companies. The city also has a strong diplomatic presence through full-fledged embassies and honorary consulates
Why Rape Is Happening in Bangladesh?
Rape has become an alarming in Bangladesh. Aren't the rules and regulations powerful enough to deal with rapists and hinder them from doing such activities? Recently one brutal issue came into light. Read this article to know about it.
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES IN PAKISTAN
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES IN PAKISTAN
How Joe Biden Is Trying to Placate China and Break the Ring Around That Country
By his latest act under the guise of freedom of navigation by sending a US destroyer through India's EEZ George Biden has signaled to China that he is with them even as he castigates Russia and Putin to create a Chimera for the American people.
Narendra Modi and the BJP Have a Lot to Answer for Failing to Implement OROP
The Modi government has failed to honor its pledge to approve One Rank One Pension and other perks as per the Bhagat Singh Koshiary report which was approved by two sessions of Parliament.
The Future Of Pak-USA Relations
This is the current and ongoing map of the United States. Presumably, American law will prove to be blind, true love for the power of a losing president will be brutally crushed, and Joe Biden is the next president of the United States for the next 4 years.
Farmers Agitation: Attempt to Overthrow the Modi Government by Extra Constitutional Means
When the Modi government passed three farm laws to streamline agriculture the farmers of Punjab were instigated to start an agitation. Accordingly, they blocked access to Delhi. Despite offers by the government, the aim was to try and derail the Modi government, After a defeat in the elections
The Dilemma of Freedom of Speech
Liberal politics has created this paradox that freedom of speech cannot extend to hardliners as they can use that freedom to propagate their agenda. But, in the process, they have created a paradox that often helps hardliners to bolster their agenda
Time for Narendra Modi to Bite the Bullet: Border Settlement With China Is the Need of the Hour
India and China have a border problem that is basically because of a supine policy followed by the Indian leadership. The areas claimed by India will never revert to India and thus the Indian leadership must be realistic and accept the LAC as the international border.
Joe Biden, India and China: Will he Change Trump and Obama's Policy
Clinton followed by Bush and then Obama, the USA concluded that India would be the pivot against China. Obama also made history by attending the military parade on Republic day. Trump was even closer to Modi and never criticized India .Biden has begun by criticizing India on human rights.
The Left Wing Is Ganging up to Overthrow the Modi Government After the Rout at the General Election
After Narendra Modi won the 2019 election the Congress party and the left were completely disillusioned were wondering what to do. Now they have jointly hatched a plan to instigate agitations against the Modi government and hope they can come back to power.
Remembering the Mahatma on the International day of Non-Violence
On October 2nd every year, we remember Mahatma Gandhi for the struggles and sacrifices he made and his fearless fight for the rights and dignity of all people in the face of severe oppression. His movement of non-violence and peaceful resistance and its success in gaining freedom to India.
The Indian Political Leadership Did Not Take Any Lessons From History While Dealing With China
The Indian government has repeatedly blundered in dealing with China with the result they have put the Indian armed forces on the back foot and ceded advantage to China on the border.
The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh(rss) Has Lost Its Moorings at the Altar of Political Expediency
The RSS was set up in 1925. Its stated aim was to give a new meaning to the word Hinduism. They coined the word Hindutva which was earlier used by Veer Savarkar. RSS believed in a monolith Hinduism without caste but in the 21st century, it has moved away from its stated principle.
Nepal Heading Towards Satellite Status Like Tibet and Communist Party Forges Close Ties With China
The victory of the Communist Party of Nepal in the last election after waging a guerrilla war against the government of the king has seen Nepal undergo a metamorphosis as it forges close ties with China and it is on the cards that it may well end up as an autonomous region of China like Tibet
Not Even a Single Gunshot Has Been Fired at the Disputed Sino - Indian Border Since 1975
One of the longest ongoing border disputes in the world is the Sino - Indian border dispute. Stand offs often occur at this border. There has been not even a single gun shot fired at the border since 1975. Both countries decided not to allow this border dispute affect its bilateral relationships.
Clash in Ladakh: Bloody Nose for the Chinese Army
On the night of the 15th, an Indian patrol checking Chinese withdrawal from Indian territory was attacked by the Chinese army and hand-to-hand fighting with rods and stones took place. The fight signaled a new face of a determined India and as per reports, 43 Chinese were killed.
Indian Leadership Like the Proverbial Pigeons Facing the Cat Is in Denial Mode From the Time of Nehru to Modi on China
From 1954 when China surreptitiously occupied Aksai Chin to the recent incursions at Dokla and three areas in Ladakh, the political leadership with a supine general staff though taken unawares has always been in denial mode about China. They try & give a different colour to a naked act of aggression
Rise of Islamophobia in India, the Future of New India
A Hindu guy was assaulted by the police because he was having a long beard. He looks like a Muslim to the police and that's why the police assaulted him without any valid reason.
Nehru and His Biggest Blunder: Spurning Membership of Security Council
Missed opportunities: India could have very well become a member of the Security Council with veto power but for the idealism of Nehru who failed at a critical juncture of Indian history.
India is Facing unprrecended hate against its Muslim Minority. This hate is produced by News channels through hate , biased and fake news. This article is way forward how the BDS - Boycott Divest and Sanctions can save the Minority from Pogrom and Killings
Trump's Visit and the Sinister Attempt to Defame Modi
Trump has just completed a two-day trip to India and has seen the strengthening of a strengthening partnership between Indian and the USA but a sinister attempt by certain opposition parties to show Modi and the BJP as anti-Muslim also saw some of the worst riots after 1984 in the capital Delhi.
Godse: Mahatma Gandhi's Killer Evokes Respect and Admiration in Present Day India
Godse shot Gandhi in 1948 but he has claimed it was necessery and for this belief he was hanged in 1949. But after 7 decades there is a revival of sorts and Gosda is held in awe and esteem by many Hindus.
Is Modi Becoming a Hindu Emperor Like Chandragupta?
Narendra Modi came into power in 2014 and consolidated his hold in 2019. Momentous changes have taken place under him, and it appears that he may emulate the famed Indian king Chandragupta. But there are many pitfalls faced by the Congress party that need tackling.
A Brief Account of the Early Formative Years of the Indian Air Force
The IAF was formed during the days of the Raj and played a minor role till WWII. For long the IAF operated with just one squadron which was later increased to 10 squadrons by 1946
Indian Defence Planning Has No Strategic Direction
After independence in 1947, India had the most potent Industry and armed force in Asia but right from Nehru the Indian leadership had no strategic vision and squandered a great opportunity for great power status.
Three Electronic Machines in an Election in India
The largest democratic country India has been doing well in voting procedure with hard working, brilliant technique and developed technical skill. Free and fair election is now a promise taken by the election commission of India. Let us discuss the three electronic machines that make election easy.
Indian Army's Role in World War I Is Not Without Significance
World War I ended 100 years back. England and Europe commemorated the event but nobody is singing a paean to 1.5 million Indian soldiers mostly Punjabi Musalmans, Hindus and Sikhs who played a major part in this win. Sadly the Indian government and Army have given only cursory importance
Malala Yousafzai: The Youngest Nobel Laureate and Survivor of Being Shot by the Taliban
Malala Yousfazi won a Nobel Prize for her work in advocating education for girls around the world. This is the reason she was shot by the Taliban. She survived the attack and continues to advocate that all girls have a right to an education.