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Rights In South Asia

Rights in South Asia

Whenever activists get together to take stock of the situation of human rights in South Asia, they find little cheer other than in their own struggle. A two-day conference in…

India & South Asia’s Future

India & South Asia’s future

INDIA’S GDP increased at almost nine per cent a year before slowing down when the world went into the recession in 2008-09. It has picked up again with Finance Minister…

A Nuclear Night For South Asia?

A nuclear night for South Asia?

A Doomsday scenario for South Asia has been painted in a book by an American writer who quotes Bill Clinton as saying that Pakistan and India had come dangerously close…

Fighting Terror In South Asia

Fighting terror in South Asia

“THERE is no terror, Cassius, in your threats,” Julius Caesar tells him. Pakistan could have told India the same thing at the meeting of the joint anti-terror mechanism: recent bomb…

Time For South Asia To Act

Time for South Asia to act

We refuse to see it, but the time in which we in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan now find ourselves corresponds to that critical hour during the Second World War when…

Obama & South Asia

Obama & South Asia

The besetting sin of South Asian analyses is a total indifference to any interests save one’s own. Indian reactions to President Barack Obama’s speech in Mumbai on Nov 7 and…

CBMs In South Asia

CBMs in South Asia

Though India-Pakistan relations are going through a relatively calm phase, things can change quickly. We must therefore take advantage of the present atmosphere to lock in beneficial patterns of behaviour.…

A South Asian Reality

A South Asian reality

South Asia was overtly nuclearised 14 years ago. The region perhaps would have been far better off if the famous words uttered by Robert Oppenheimer after he witnessed the power…

US In South Asia

US in South Asia

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani`s remarks to the Senate, following his meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the World Cup semi-final at Mohali on March 30, have not…