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India, France Conclude Garuda Exercise 2022
November 18, 2022

India, France Conclude Garuda Exercise 2022

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The strong strategic and political foundation as well as the trust between India and France provide for accelerated defense and security ties in the coming years.
Young Candidates Rattle the Old Guard in Nepal’s Elections
November 18, 2022

Young Candidates Rattle the Old Guard in Nepal’s Elections

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
With young, energetic and independent candidates throwing their hats in the ring, the old and established politicians are having to work harder to impress voters.

Ahead of Nepal’s Election, Many Decry the Lack of Choice
November 18, 2022

Ahead of Nepal’s Election, Many Decry the Lack of Choice

By Pratistha Rijal
The nomination of veteran candidates and their patrons comes at the cost of historically underrepresented and marginalized groups – including women.

Why Are Some Pakistanis up in Arms Against the Film ‘Joyland’?
November 18, 2022

Why Are Some Pakistanis up in Arms Against the Film ‘Joyland’?

By Mariyam Suleman Anees
The critically acclaimed film depicts transgender people as normal – something unacceptable in Pakistani society, which has traditionally treated transgender people as outcasts.

Can India Make the G20 Relevant Again?
November 17, 2022

Can India Make the G20 Relevant Again?

By Mohamed Zeeshan
In a world that is now defined by geopolitical fissures, New Delhi will need to get the grouping to focus on its economic agenda.
Amnesty International Urges Sri Lanka to Drop Terror Charges Against 2 Protest Leaders
November 17, 2022

Amnesty International Urges Sri Lanka to Drop Terror Charges Against 2 Protest Leaders

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
It also called for the repeal of the harsh, civil war-era Prevention of Terrorism Act, under which the two protest leaders are being held.

Russia Ties Will Not Impede India’s Growing US Partnership
November 17, 2022

Russia Ties Will Not Impede India’s Growing US Partnership

By Aparna Pande
The U.S. not only needs India in the Indo-Pacific, but would also like India to play a larger role in South, Central, and Southeast Asia.
Can India Push for Multipolarity in a Divided G-20?
November 16, 2022

Can India Push for Multipolarity in a Divided G-20?

By Niranjan Marjani
As the next president of the G-20, India has its work cut out.

India’s PM Is Perpetually in Campaign Mode
November 16, 2022

India’s PM Is Perpetually in Campaign Mode

By Kavita Chowdhury
Preoccupied with inaugurating infrastructure projects and addressing election rallies, Narendra Modi is neglecting governance and the problems confronting the people.

India and the Chinese Spy Ship Saga Redux
November 15, 2022

India and the Chinese Spy Ship Saga Redux

By Siddhant Bajpai
Another Yuan Wang class vessel is stoking concern among India's defense analysts.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa: Pakistan’s Democratic General
November 15, 2022

General Qamar Javed Bajwa: Pakistan’s Democratic General

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff sought to ensure that the military confined itself to the role defined for it under the constitution.
Claude Arpi on China’s Interest in Arunachal Pradesh
November 15, 2022

Claude Arpi on China’s Interest in Arunachal Pradesh

By Sudha Ramachandran
“For Beijing, it is a bargaining chip for an eventual ‘swap’ and the recognition by India of the occupation by China of Aksai Chin.”

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