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Sri Lanka: Is Delhi Dumb?

Paper No. 5371                                     Dated 20-Jan-2013

Guest Column: Dr Kumar David

Dumb is used to describe a person who is bereft of brains, and of course its literal meaning is to be deprived of the faculty of verbal articulation.

Nepal: President Gives up the Deadlines: Update No. 275

Note No. 673                                          Dated 18-Nov-2013 

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

Having realised the futility of issuing deadlines and making himself a laughing stock, President Yadav gave up finally, after his deadlines were ignored repeatedly by the political parties although he is still seeking a consensus from them on the future course of action!

Tahir-Ul-Qadri: Need to Reserve Judgement

 

Paper No. 5369                                        Dated 18-Jan-2013

By B. Raman

It is difficult to satisfactorily analyse and assess Allama Tahir-ul-Qadri, a Canadian cleric of Pakistani origin, who has suddenly returned to Pakistan to start a street movement against the civilian Government and traditional political parties on grounds of widespread corruption and bad governance.

India: How Soft on Pakistan

Paper No. 5367                                           Dated 16-Jan-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

The gruesome killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops and beheading one of them along the line of control (LOC) on January 8 was a planned and calculated act. 

India-Pakistan: A Pre-Poll Charade

Paper No. 5366                                               Dated 16-Jan-2013

By B. Raman

India, Pakistan Back to Ground Zero?

Paper No. 5364                                       Dated 15-Jan-2013

Guest Column by Rajeev Sharma

Familiar arch-rivals India and Pakistan are back with their familiar hate game. The trigger point is also familiar – the volatile Line of Control (LoC). What has happened between the two nuclear-armed adversaries is that on January 8 the Pakistani soldiers made a deep incursion into the Indian side of the LoC, according to New Delhi, and killed two Indian Army personnel and injured as many more.

Humanitarian disaster looms large in Syria amidst hardening American stand!

Paper No. 5360                                        Dated 14-Jan-2013

Guest Column:  Dr. Sudhanshu Trpathi

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