The Meaning of Durga

No country in the world demonstrates such enduring reverence for the Great Mother Goddess, as India does. The Goddess is celebrated in every form, aspect...

Energy: A New Dimension in India-Nepal Relations

Recently, the Nepal Electricity Authority said in a statement that in the last four months, Nepal exported electricity worth US$ 56 million to India,...

Reflections on the Visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India

The State visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India in September 2022 is an opportunity to reflect upon one of India’s most...

Recent Developments Add to Instability in Pakistan

Juxtapositions and complexities rather than a neat straight line mark the trajectory of Pakistan’s politics. Pakistan is in a state of crisis. On almost...

Tehrik Labaik Pakistan and the Politics of the Religious Right

The Tehrik Labaik Pakistan (TLP), in a very short time, has emerged as one of the strongest neo-fundamentalist, radical organisations. To become politically successful,...

Karnataka Upper House Passes ‘Right To Freedom of Religion’ Bill

Amid vociferous opposition from the Congress party, the state legislative council on Thursday (Sep 15) passed the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of...

Narco-Terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has witnessed a 2000 per cent surge in heroin-related drug seizures between 2017 and 2022—from 3,000 to more than 10,000. Most...