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The Great Game - Why Britain partitioned India?

Paper No. 6661                        Dated 15-Aug-2020

By Gurvinder Singh

Rich in every aspect, India is a land that has always been coveted by every power and wealth hungry empire and despot. Empires came and went plundering what they could, but it was the wily British who institutionalised it for exploitation.

It was the 'Jewel in the crown' of the British Empire, and every effort was made to retain, expand its hold on India.

Nepal-India Relations on a “Reset” Button"?

Paper No. 6660                         Dated 15-Aug-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
Today, Prime Minister Modi and Oli, the PM of Nepal had a 15 minutes of telephonic conversation.
 
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Tibet Freedom Needs to be Pivotal Thrust of Indian Foreign Policy 2020

Paper No. 6653                       Dated 23-July-2020

By Dr Subhash Kapila

India’s foreign policy establishment and its mandarins for decades have swept under the carpet the issue of Tibet’s “Freedom” from brutal Chinese Military Occupation impelled by misperceived obsessive mindsets of ‘China Appeasement’ and ‘Risk Aversion’ spawned by political timidity of Indian political leadership of past decades.

India’s National Security Strategy 2020 Inescapable Imperatives-- “China Containment”

Paper No. 6618                          Dated 10-July-2020

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China presented itself as India’s ‘Implacable Enemy’ when a China Occupied Tibet obliterating Independent Tibet as a centuries old buffer state in 1950,  China imposed  its borders with India on India’s Himalayan Watershed  raising irredentist claims against India on centuries-old established geographical frontiers.

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Nuclear Strategy in South Asia: A Facade of Peace between India and Pakistan

Paper No. 6612                       Dated 3-July-2020

By Aviral Goenka 

How has nuclear weapons influenced India-Pakistan crises since the late 1990s?

China-India Violent Face off in Eastern Ladakh may 2020:

Paper No. 6611     Dated 3-July-2020

By Dr Subhash Kapila.

(These were the views expressed at the International Seminar at Allahabad University)

Allahabad University organised an International Webinar on “Recent Violent Faceoff with China on LAC: Solutions & Prospects” on June 27-28 2020. Key Speakers included Professor Harsh V Pant ORF, Professor Swaran Singh JNU. Mr JigmeyTsultrin Coordinator India Tibet Coordination Forum and Dr Subhash Kapila.

Nepal: PM Oli on his way out? Is NCP Splitting?

Paper No. 6610                        Dated 1-July-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
It was a disastrous week fo Prime Minister Oli.  His nationalistic rhetoric had no takers in his party and most of the Standing Committee members were unequivocal in demanding his resignation not only the post of Party Chairman but also the post of Prime Minister in the last meeting held on 30th June.
 
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