• 25 April 2019

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Chhattisgarh: The mineral hub of India Elections

Chhattisgarh: The mineral hub of India

Chhattisgarh is one of the 29 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country. It is the tenth-largest state in India, with an area of 135,191 km2 (52,198 sq mi). With a 2011 population of 25.5 million, Chhattisgarh is the 16th-most populated state in the country...

Surgical Strikes 2.0 in PoK and Pakistan’s Response Geopolitics

Surgical Strikes 2.0 in PoK and Pakistan’s Response

Following the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, avowed by Pakistan’s proxy Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), India has employed a multi-pronged strategy to pressurize Pakistan. India’s four overt moves include a) India launched a diplomatic offensive against Pakistan where Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met 25 heads of missions, including the P5 members of the UN Security Council...

Bihar: Caught between development and politics ? Elections

Bihar: Caught between development and politics ?

Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of eastern, northern, and north-central India. It is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). The third-largest state by population, it is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh...

Assam: The political battleground of the northeast Elections

Assam: The political battleground of the northeast

Assam is a state in Northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km2. The state is bordered by Bhutan and the state of Arunachal Pradesh to the north...

Arunachal Pradesh: Development at the foothills of the Himalayas Elections

Arunachal Pradesh: Development at the foothills of the Himalayas

Arunachal Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India and is the northeastern-most state of the country. Arunachal Pradesh borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south and shares international borders with Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east and is separated from China in the north...

Andhra Pradesh - New state, new opportunities Elections

Andhra Pradesh - New state, new opportunities

Andhra Pradesh is the eighth-largest state in India, covering an area of 162,970 km2 (62,920 sq mi). As per the 2011 census, it is the tenth most populous state, with 49,386,799 inhabitants. The largest city in Andhra Pradesh is Visakhapatnam...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Technology

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

The accelerated development of artificial intelligence (AI) has brought it into the hands of the masses for everyday uses. AI-connected speakers alone are forecasted to be in 55 per cent of U.S. homes by 2022. Other smart home products sales in 2018 - like door locks, televisions and bathroom mirrors..

China’s Role in East Asia Geopolitics

China’s Role in East Asia

China’s growing role in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region raises concerns for other APAC countries, as well as for its trade partners. Its growing tensions with the U.S. and increasing flexing of its military prowess do not bode well for China’s neighbours. The United States and China are two of the largest economies in the world. According to forecasts, China’s GDP growth is slated..