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Map of Bhutan. Source: CIA World Factbook.

Bhutan: Local Government Elections Strengthening Democracy – Analysis

07 Dec 2016 in 1 , Analysis

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan It is eight years since democracy was introduced in Bhutan. It has already had two elections at the national level, with one resulting in a change of government and two elections…

Pakistan's Gwadar Port. Photo by Paranda, Wikipedia Commons.

China’s Naval Base In Pakistan Revealed: China’s New Global Game – Analysis

07 Dec 2016 in 1 , Analysis

By Bhaskar Roy* Talking to The Express Tribune (Nov 25, 2016) Pakistani naval officers revealed that Chinese naval ships would be deployed at the Gwadar Sea Port to safeguard the port and trade under the…

Location of Afghanistan. Source: CIA World Factbook.

Heart Of Asia Summit 2016 Critically Analysed

06 Dec 2016 in 1 , Analysis

By Dr Subhash Kapila The ‘Heart of Asia’ which Afghanistan really is, continues to be brutally bled by Pakistan’s bloody terrorism strategies, which five ‘Heart of Asia’ Summits so far have been unable to restrain….

Muslim couple in Mumbai, India

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board And The ‘Triple Talaq’ – Analysis

02 Dec 2016 in 1 , Analysis

By R. Upadhyay Although, the triple talaq or instant divorce has been phased out across most of the Muslim world, it is still being practised in India. Unfortunately, when the present government filed an affidavit…

Pakistan's Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Photo by Qamar Hafeez, Wikipedia Commons.

Pakistan’s New Army Chief General Bajwa And India’s Futile Speculation – Analysis

30 Nov 2016 in 1 , Analysis

By Dr Subhash Kapila Pakistan’s announcement of new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on November 24 2016 set in motion a torrent of futile Indian media speculation on positive implications for India in terms…