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China, India and the String of Pearls

China, India and the String of Pearls

The Chinese intrusion should not be seen as an isolated event but a consistent policy to contain India. China’s containment policy of India relies on foreign investment, economic dominance, nurturing friends and exploiting India’s faulty foreign policy.

Syed Suhail Yaqoob The present world is in bad shape. Probably, after the Second World War, the crisis of such a magnitude has occurred. The spread of Covid-19 has halted the progress of every economic and social system in every country. Major economies worldwide have witnessed a steep decline in economic growth, a rise in […]

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In an interview with Dr. Aijaz Ashraf Wani

In an interview with Dr. Aijaz Ashraf Wani

By narrating the policies of the state leaders and their disjuncture with the perceived political outcomes, this book argues that the policy of coercion and manufacturing consent only created a ‘cool peace’ in Kashmir and that too at the alter of heavy men and material costs as well as the image of the contending parties. As the conflict owes its origin to the politics of deceit and deception of the Indian and Kashmiri leadership with the people of the Kashmir, the policy of development, corruption, coercion and denial of democracy deployed to create order in ‘disorder’ functioned inversely making Kashmir a smoldering volcano which erupted in 1989-90.

Dr. Aijaz Ashraf Wani (Sr. Assistant Professor Political Science University of Kashmir) and author of the recent book ‘What Happened to Governance in Kashmir’ published by Oxford University Press 2019 in an exclusive interview with Dr. Javid Ahmad Ahanger (Ph.D Political Science AMU) about his journey from small village Nowdal in Tral to University of […]

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The Portrait of Internet Shutdown in Jammu & Kashmir

The Portrait of Internet Shutdown in Jammu & Kashmir

Article 370 has a significant importance for the Indian subcontinent. Maharaja Hari Singh signed the controversial Instrument of Accession with the Government of India in October 1947 and JK became the part of the Union of India. It was stipulated that special provisions would be granted to the people of Jammu & Kashmir.

Arsalan Ahmed It has been more than a year since India strips Kashmir of special status and divides it into two union territories. The constitutional changes and unilateral bifurcation, as the critics say, was a constitutional fraud done by legal sleight of hand. An advisory dated August 2 2019 was issued by the home department […]

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In between Living spaces: Expansion and extinction?

In between Living spaces: Expansion and extinction?

Kashmir's economic dependence creates political dependency and vice versa. It means a cycle of dependency created the creed and generation of weak multitudes who may easily and comfortably give-in into any craft of dominant narrative.

Muzammil Ahad Dar Lebensraum is signifying Hitler’s policy of expansion to create living spaces for Germans in the adjacent European countries. The indigenous population was displaced in respective geographical areas/regions. Besides geographical attributes, Hitler has racial considerations and political motivations too. The belief in German superiority and extremely menial view of other racial or religious […]

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