Category Archives: Opinions

Sam Bahadur – The Indefatigable Field Marshal

  Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw remains one of the most enigmatic personas of our times. Popularly known as Sam Bahadur — a name purportedly uttered by a…

India’s Foreign Policy & the Youth of India

  This is a text version of a lecture delivered by Ambassador (Retd) Kishan S Rana Jain at Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE), Pune .   All over the world, today the…

To Young Political Workers: Bhagat Singh

  [Written on February 2, 1931, this document is a sort of behest to young political workers of India. At that time the talk of some sort of compromise between…

Acquiring US defence technology: Myth and Reality

  Author:  Lt. General (Retd) P.C. Katoch US technology and exports control areas were being looked at so that India has the same status as the closest allies of US, for…

India’s Foreign Policy

  This is a text version of a lecture delivered by Ambassador (Retd.) Dinesh Kumar Jain at IIT, Mandi.   I am honoured and delighted to be here, today, among you…

Ukraine’s Crisis Explained

  Author: MARIAN MÄNNI (Marian Männi is an Associate Editor (Europe) at Fair Observer. As an experienced journalist for English and Estonian language media, she has worked and/or studied in seven countries. This…

Democracy at Cross Road in Bangladesh

  Author: Dr. Sultan Ahmad (Author was Professor at Chittagong University, a renowned Public University for 30 years and also at East West University, a leading Private University for 6…

Arctic Energy Security: A Tepid Frontier?

  Even Kuross is a freelance writer and consultant based in Oslo. He is particularly interested in the American foreign policy, NATO and energy policies. This article was originally published by…

B.R Ambedkar on Constitution

  Excerpts from the Constituent Assembly speech by Dr B.R. Ambedkar on Friday, the 25th November, 1949. Read the full speech here. To download copy of Indian Constitution in Pdf format…

State & Anarchy

  By: Parveen Kaswan (Follow for more updates) The term ‘State’, as it is used today, is coined by an Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli who was based in…