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Foretelling 19th Congress of the CPC from an International Perspective

Foretelling 19th Congress of the CPC from an International Perspective

The paramount event in China’s political calendar is taking place on the 18th of October, 2017. The National Congress of the Communist Party of China (NCCPC), as per party norms is taking place after five years to carefully assess the performance of the incumbent administration. Crucial decisions are anticipated to […]

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The White of the Flag: Contributions of Non-Muslims for National Defense of Pakistan

The White of the Flag: Contributions of Non-Muslims for National Defense of Pakistan

Since the independence of Pakistan, non-Muslim Pakistanis with their Muslim countrymen, have shouldered responsibilities in the building of the country. Like Muslim Pakistanis, the non-Muslim countrymen also excelled in the fields of education, arts and literature, social services etc. According to the figures available on the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics’ […]

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Curse of Authoritarianism: Pakistan’s Viceregal Politics and Regimentality of Social Institutions

Curse of Authoritarianism: Pakistan’s Viceregal Politics and Regimentality of Social Institutions

In the world order which was emerging after World-War II, the British Empire was struggling to maintain its colonies all over the world and especially in the subcontinent. The war had exhausted the resources of the empire which was based on racial superiority and stimulated the political process for independence […]

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The Quest for Nuclear Security

The Quest for Nuclear Security

In the aftermath of World War II, as the United States began its pursuit for global hegemony, the issue of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons came to the fore. One way of establishing its dominion on the international front was by confining the number of Nuclear Weapon States (NWS) exclusively to […]

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Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

With the assumption of power by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in May 2014, Hindutva-linked cow protection groups have resurged back in the spotlight by either killing or beating cattle traders, beef-eaters and daily farmers, mostly Muslims and Dalits. The majority of India’s Hindus consider cows as sacred. The cow is […]

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Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

In 1947, the British Empire gave independence to the Indo Pak subcontinent forming the states of India and Pakistan. The British left the local rulers of the princely states the choice of whether to join one or the other; or to remain independent. The three most important of these states […]

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Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard during curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 15, 2016. Curfew imposed in the disputed Himalayan region continued for the seventh straight day to check anti-India violence following the recent killing of Burhan Wani, chief of operations of Hizbul Mujahideen, Kashmir's largest rebel group. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Applying the Concept of Sovereignty in Indian Occupied Kashmir

Being political in nature, the concept of sovereignty under jurisprudence means the authority and full power to govern without any interference or opposition. An important ingredient of sovereignty according to majority of the jurists is that it must be accepted with one voice, without any external or internal obstructions. This […]

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India: Israel’s Compadre

India: Israel’s Compadre

The recent visit to Israel by the Indian Prime Minister Narendar Damdordas Modi has made headlines in both countries. It was the first visit by an Indian leader to Israel in the last 70 years. Several significant agreements were signed between India and Israel over the three day visit. Among […]

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Curse of Authoritarianism: The Fever that it Plagues

Curse of Authoritarianism: The Fever that it Plagues

  Anatomy of humans is not very distinct from the anatomy of human society. Like human biology, a society also has an intrinsic biological and psychological structure wherein it follows the pattern of human evolution. Like growth of a human child with distinct cognitive ideas and practical behaviors prevailing at […]

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Recalling the Modus Vivendi of Burhan Wani

Recalling the Modus Vivendi of Burhan Wani

The experts have been vying hard to evolve and settle not only on the definitional aspects of terrorism and freedom fighter but on the causes of both the terms as well. It is another matter however that, no singular definition has been settled unanimously till date. Terrorism for one may […]

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