Growing Iranian Influence in Kargil: Next Irritant for Tehran-New Delhi Relations?

Iranian influence persists in a remote part of India. By Krzysztof Iwanek The same day that the news of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani’s assassination reached India, a protest against … Read More

The Kashmir Upspring

By Sadiq Zafar A month has passed and peace seems to be an unimaginable thing in the valley of Kashmir. Burning in the political inferno, only the people of Kashmir … Read More

Kashmir: A story of defiance amid grief

People in Indian-administered Kashmir aim their anger at security forces as death toll and eye injuries mount.  Human rights activists say the security forces enjoy impunity from prosecution [EPA] By … Read More

In break with past, China hosts Indian Northern Army Commander

India’s Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General D.S. Hooda has held rare talks with top People’s Liberation Army Generals in Beijing, aimed at boosting confidence along the border and expanding cooperation … Read More

U-turn that can fetch region needed peace between India and Pakistan

By Ashok K Mehta The Union Government’s ostensible muscular policy failed to coerce Pakistan into reining in terrorists; instead it undermined Modi’s widely heralded Neighbourhood First policy. He must now … Read More