Post Tagged with: "India"

Jan Smuts, Jawaharlal Nehru and the Legacies of Liberalism

Jan Smuts, Jawaharlal Nehru and the Legacies of Liberalism

Placing Smuts and Nehru within the broader liberal paradigm, we come to a picture that is both global and local, contextual and textual, historical and contemporary.

Interview – Milan Vaishnav

Interview – Milan Vaishnav

Dr Milan Vaishnav shares his views on corruption, accountability and politics in India, the successes of India’s democratic experiment and the 2019 national elections.

Civilizational Perspectives in International Relations and Contemporary China-India Relations

Civilizational Perspectives in International Relations and Contemporary China-India Relations

India and China both seem to be simultaneously moving upward on relative power trajectories while sustaining a rivalry which will further magnify.

Shaping Terrorist Identity: The Case of Dawood Ibrahim

Shaping Terrorist Identity: The Case of Dawood Ibrahim

The identity of a terrorist is not just defined by their final act of terror but a deeper collaboration of shared interests between the identifier and the identified.

Image by Al Jazeera

From (Communally-Based) Religion to Secularism in Indian Politics

By emphasising secular reforms and de-emphasising communally specific attitudes and policy, the BJP seeks to present India as an open marketplace for the new middle class

During the last three weeks of my trip to India, I was finished shooting the clean water access essay and looking for something else to do.  I don't last well doing the tourist thing.  Although Kashmir and Ladakh are both cliche regions for photojournalists, I wanted to try my luck contrasting people in occupied, and disputed, territories.  High snow levels prevented me from hitchhiking through Kargil on to Leh, but I was able to spend a week dodging the military and looking for good scenes to capture.

This image is from a parade from Lal Chowk to the Hindu temple as a part of whatever festival occurs on 14 April.  Hindus are a minority in the region, and my impression was that extra security forces showed up to make sure nothing happened.  Through intimidation.

India and Pakistan: Formalizing the 2003 Ceasefire Agreement

If the 2003 ceasefire between India and Pakistan is formalised with clear rules and regulations it should reduce the chances of future ceasefire violations.

Asian Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Asian Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Asian perspectives highlight a need for IR to become a global discipline that appreciates political and cultural difference but also reflects a shared history and humanity.

Addressing Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Challenges in South Asia

Addressing Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Challenges in South Asia

This article highlights six challenges to the nuclear regime followed by a three-step approach to finding common ground to reduce the risk of nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan.

India, Japan and Preservation of the Asian Territorial Order

India, Japan and Preservation of the Asian Territorial Order

It may be prudent for India, Japan and their mutual partners to send an unambiguous message to China with regard to its territorial and hegemonic ambitions in Asia.

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

The strategies BRICS countries use to cement their rising economic position depend on their particular circumstances and national economic and political characteristics

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