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Internet Democracy in ‘New’ India

The internet has given privileges as well as challenges to India which is new in the sense of the economic and according socio-political transformations.

The Geopolitics of the 2018 Parliamentary Elections in Bangladesh

The Geopolitics of the 2018 Parliamentary Elections in Bangladesh

Human rights, freedom of speech and political equality are likely to remain under pressure even while the West is likely to continue its support for dissents and critics.

Can the Maldives Steer Regional Power Politics?

Can the Maldives Steer Regional Power Politics?

While the Maldives changing behaviour may be under India’s influence, there is also more to this story considering the Maldives past independent foreign policy stance.

The ‘China Factor’ in India’s Maritime Engagement with Southeast Asia

The ‘China Factor’ in India’s Maritime Engagement with Southeast Asia

China and India’s rise as major naval powers does not preclude the possibility of both developing a more cooperative dynamic in protecting the maritime ‘global commons’.

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Looking Back at 2011

2011 is a moment in history which encapsulated the impulse for achieving democracy yet a review of subsequent events show democratisation is an extremely complex process.

Interview – Siddharth Mallavarapu

Interview – Siddharth Mallavarapu

Siddharth Mallavarapu discusses non-western International Relations, Indian conceptions of IR, and the pedagogical challenges of teaching IR in the Global South.

What Can a Japan-US-India-Australia Cooperation Do?

What Can a Japan-US-India-Australia Cooperation Do?

Nowadays, further security cooperation of Japan-US-India-Australia is increasingly plausible in order to to ensure prosperous stability in the whole of Indo-Pacific.

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.

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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.

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