19 A. India’s Strategic environment Part Three

Continuing the article referred to in the first two units. If in Afghanistan New Delhi finds itself between a rock and a hard place, in Pakistan, the situation is even worse as several doomsday scenarios continue to be speculated upon, with endless variations: from a coup, the collapse of the economy, to nuclear weapons falling […]

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19. India’s Strategic Environment Part Two

The Article referred to in Part 1 continued: Take Afghanistan, with which India shares a technical border, a notional line in official maps, but a country with which India has no direct land, rail, or sea link. India has committed $1.3 billion in various projects, built a 218-km highway between Zarang and Delaram to provide […]

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18. India’s Strategic Environment Part One

The discussion in this blog is based on a penetrating article  by Sri. V,Sudarshan in the Sunday Magazine of the Indian express of 13th Nov. 11. It is really very thought provoking article. I propose to have a series on this and I expect all students to participate thoughtfully. We shoud be really grateful to the learned scholar and […]

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15. Anna and his team’s ulterior motives

Congress leader Digvijay Singh Sunday said activist Anna Hazare was being used by his team members to fulfill their political agenda. These people (Team Anna members) around him have their own political agenda…Anna is being made a scapegoat or a mask to fulfill their political agenda. Anna has greater credibility compared to his team members […]

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14. Discussion on the Indian constitution Unit Two

This is the Second discussion on the Nature of the Indian Constitution. Describe in 300 words the question whether the Indian constitution is rigid or flexible. Note: only a summary discussion takes place in this blog. Real discussion will be in the seminars in the classroom. The entire group should draft the answer and blog […]

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13. China Could Do a Kargil on India

Projecting conflict scenarios between the two Asian giants, a report titled A Consideration of Sino Indian Conflict  said, the lower end of the conflict at this level could be a Kargil-like situation China’s aim could be to teach India a lesson so as to influence India’s rise before its capacity building underway acquires traction. China […]

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