ANALYSING THE NEHRUVIAN YEARS: Socialism and China – [EDITORIAL] – PART II

This Independence Day, we look at the tenure of India’s first Prime Minister in a two part series focusing on Kashmir, Socialism and China. The aim of the series is to clear myths, foster debate and learn the lessons from the successes and failures of the tenure of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The second part analyses the relations of India with the Soviet Union and the 1962 defeat of India at the hands of China. Continue reading ANALYSING THE NEHRUVIAN YEARS: Socialism and China – [EDITORIAL] – PART II

National Education Policy, 2020

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I

The author in the first part provides the crux of NEP 2020 and highlights the need for it. While Policy proposal has touched various aspects, the article provides a glimpse of clauses pertaining to inclusivity of transgenders and droupouts, holistic development of children by inculcating practical knowledge and the revamped system of appointing teachers as well as granting them autonomy for formulating the course structure. Continue reading NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I

Afghans at an Afghanistan police checkpost in times of COVID 19 pandemic

THE AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT: COVID-19 A New Variable – [EDITORIAL]

by Saarthak Singhal Introduction The already fragile ceasefire in Afghanistan which was announced to coincide with the festival of Eid has now been unofficially extended, courtesy the COVID-19. The Taliban has confirmed that their Supreme Leader, Mullah Haibatullah Akhunzada, has been infected with COVID 19. An Afghan official who was a part of recently concluded, negotiations which took place in Doha, Qatar has confirmed that … Continue reading THE AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT: COVID-19 A New Variable – [EDITORIAL]

INDIA AS A MEDIATOR IN ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT: An Olive Branch Extended

-by Manya Anjari & Nikunj Mahenshwari At the beginning of March 2020, a delegation of the UN Committee On The Exercise Of The Inalienable Rights Of Palestine People, recommended India to initiate mediation dialogues between Israel and Palestine to allay their on-going conflict.[1]  India, being an emerging power in the West Asia region creates a requisite power balance in the mediation process. Moreover, the strategic … Continue reading INDIA AS A MEDIATOR IN ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT: An Olive Branch Extended