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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

Interview – Amitendu Palit

Interview – Amitendu Palit

Amitendu Palit answers questions on India’s ‘Look East’ policy, Modi’s economic management, India’s secular ethos, and India’s current relationship with China and the US.

Interview – Bernard D’Mello

Interview – Bernard D’Mello

Journalist Bernard D’Mello discusses Fidel Castro’s legacy in the Global South, imperialism, Maoist movements in South Asia and India’s status as an emerging power.

A Potential Shift in the Political Undertones of Professional Wrestling

A Potential Shift in the Political Undertones of Professional Wrestling

Jinder Mahal’s case could usher a paradigm shift for the pro-wrestling industry, but only time would tell how long this atypical political correctness shall last.

Perception and Evolution in the Making of China and India as Great Powers

Perception and Evolution in the Making of China and India as Great Powers

What constitutes great power remains contested within IR. Perception and evolution remain of paramount importance when looking at China, India, and great powers.

A Realist Explanation for India’s Rejection to the US Offer of Mediation

A Realist Explanation for India’s Rejection to the US Offer of Mediation

Despite the exchange of courtesies between Modi and Trump, the Indian government has refused any direct third-party role in resolving its issues with Pakistan.

Review – Indus Divided: India, Pakistan and the Indus Basin Dispute

Review – Indus Divided: India, Pakistan and the Indus Basin Dispute

Ignoring environmental aspects, Haines studies the Indus River as state-building factor, contributing to research on changing territoriality as result of climate change.

Brexit: The View from India

Brexit: The View from India

London’s ability to secure a trade deal with India has been complicated by an issue at the heart of the Brexit debate: immigration.

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