Covid-19: India’s Gain, China’s Pain

By |2020-07-20T18:33:49+01:0020th July, 2020|

Coronavirus is a very strange phenomenon. It has caused all kinds of suffering and pain, and yet it also signifies potentially great positive changes in the world. One of the most significant of these changes will be the rise of India at the expense of China. It is undeniable that China’s reputation and global

Modi´s Victory will Unite India and not Divide India 

By |2019-05-26T11:19:52+01:0026th May, 2019|

Even before the elections results were announced in India, political pundits, especially in western countries were out screaming through the minarets that Narendra Modi´s government is divisive, some even brandishing him as a “Divider in Chief”. People in India, though had their own assessment. Western media are unable to

The Balakot airstrike: A Historic Turning point

By |2019-04-16T15:48:56+01:0012th April, 2019|

On the early morning of Tuesday 26th February 2019, twelve Indian Air Force Mirage 2000s took off on a historic mission. Barely half an hour later, a number of powerful bombs struck a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist training camp in Balakot, Pakistan, obliterating the internals of much of the camp and causing considerable casualties. The consequences

THE VALLEY OF NO RETURN: How Hindu Kashmiri Pundits became Refugees in a Hindu-Majority Country

By |2019-02-19T16:38:47+00:0019th February, 2019|

In the wake of the terrorist attack carried out by a Pakistan-based Islamist group Jaish-e Mohammad on 14th February 2019, India should relaunch a comprehensive and cohesive approach to tackling terrorism on its soil. Over 40 Indian paramilitary soldiers, referred to as Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans have been killed in a bomb

Brexit: A new path to prosperity for Britain and India?

By |2018-12-18T22:41:08+00:0018th December, 2018|

There is no consensus on such a complex and divisive issue of how Brexit will affect UK-India relations going forward. However, there can be no doubt that in a dynamic partnership such as that between Britain and India, there will be every effort to maximise the potential gains from Brexit for both countries. The

A Wish List to the Prime Minister of India from British Millennials

By |2018-04-16T16:00:28+01:0016th April, 2018|

Dear Prime Minister Mr Modi ji, Welcome to the United Kingdom. The day you were elected with a landslide victory as Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy and Commonwealth powerhouse showed the world that the notion of “The Indian Dream” is not simply singing songs through fields of colourful tulips as Bollywood cinematography