Bangla Friday, July 10, 2020

Highlights

War of the waves over Himalayas

Joseph Goebbels, who masterminded Nazi propaganda, may be smiling in his grave as three Asian neighbors, caught in bitter border tussle...

Chinese academic warns India against falling into the well...

On June 22, China and India held the second round of Corps Commanders’-level meeting. This was the first military-level meeting a...

Time for India to drop its ‘border obsession’ and review i...

The most recent border clash between the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Indian Army at the GalwanValley was unexpected ne...

India must be aware the consequences of crossing the LAC:...

Cheng Xizhong, Special Commentator of China Economic Net, Visiting Professor at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, Se...

India needs to introspect on why it is friendless in its o...

The violent physical confrontation between India and China on the Sino-Indian border has been an odd one. Arms were not used but violen...

How Bollywood serve the Hindutva agenda

Malaysia bans Bollywood film ‘Padmavat’ over negative portrayal of Muslim ruler Since the meteoric rise of Narendr...

‘Those were the days’: a music video for a cause-a million...

Kaushiki Chakraborty Those days of the past Can we ever forget? What the eyes saw, the heart felt, We cannot forget.  ...

Rethinking Nepal-India ‘special relations’

One of the best articulations thus far of the need to reset Nepal-India ties comes from C. Raja Mohan, among India’s most trusted...

China-India dispute highlights both sides’ growing militar...

The PCL-181 advanced vehicle-mounted howitzer is among the weapons China has sent to the Tibetan plateau The latest tensions betwe...

Will there be any superpower in the post-COVID era?

What happens when a superpower is not so super anymore? If you accept the premise that in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and its...

Indian media accused of Islamophobia for its coronavirus c...

"During this lockdown, why does every crowd gather only near mosques?" journalist Arnab Goswami recently asked on the Indian news chann...

Bangladesh: Politics withers as corona cases rise

The battle against Covid -19 goes on in Bangladesh as the numbers go up. But political party battles are conspicuously absent. The batt...

Why does India have one wary eye on investments from China...

As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic roil stock markets around the world, including in India, New Delhi is out to protect Indian compani...

Afghanistan: US moving out, China moving in

During the tumultuous two decades of American military presence in Afghanistan, China has been quietly increasing its influence there....

South Asia and the rise of Covid -19 politics

The current Covid-19 pandemic is exposing some of the socio-political fissures in various countries in South Asia. It is obvious that t...

Damning US report on Hindu fanaticism in India touches raw...

The latest report of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has damning references to the rise of Hindu fanatici...

Boris Johnson vs. the Coronavirus

Boris Johnson’s war with the coronavirus has turned personal. When the prime minister was admitted to intensive care with severe...

India lifts drug export ban after Trump's 'retaliation' th...

India has lifted a ban on some drug exports, including the experimental COVID-19 treatment, hydroxychloroquine, after United States P...

Coronavirus set to hit South Asian economies hard

While the coronavirus pandemic is first and foremost a public health crisis, it is also, and increasingly, an economic threat. Accordin...

Food supply is the next virus headache

It’s not just manufacturing that’s struggling with disrupted logistics. As more countries bring down the shutters to limit...

‘Slow demographic change’: New J&K domicile rules draw cho...

For months after August 5, when the state of Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of special status and carved up into two Union Territories,...