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Deft Diplomacy, Economic Realism Help India Sell Its Kashmir And Assam Policies

New Delhi has played its cards right to ensure global powers do not rock the boat over controversial futures mapped out for the two far-flung regions, but while many are onside now, analysts warn India cannot expect something for nothing.

Read Here – South China Morning Post

Delhi To Dhaka, With Hope

The talk of the town in Dhaka is the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 6. The enthusiasm generated by the impending trip is rare and can only be compared with that experienced during the visit of Indira Gandhi in 1972. She was welcomed effusively because of the support she gave Bangladesh in its War of Liberation.

Read Here – Indian Express

Landmark Deal With Bangladesh Shows Triumph of Diplomacy Over Politics

Diplomacy and bilateral exigency triumphed over politics and emotions as the Narendra Modi government steered the passage of the Bill that ratified and allows the operationalisation of the 1974 Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and Bangladesh. In a rare show of unanimity, the Bill was passed by both Houses of Parliament, a move that would now facilitate the exchange of territory between the two neighbours.

Read Here – The Wire

In India: A Risky Strategy, Born Of Panic

Building ‘capitalism with Indian characteristics’ means decisions cannot ignore concerns of voters and communities, says Siddharth Vardarajan

As the economy slows down and the rupee wilts, Manmohan Singh has bitten the ‘reforms’ bullet with both eyes on the credit rating agencies whose negative reports have done much to dampen the ‘animal spirits’ of investors, foreign and native.

Read Here – The Hindu

Cyberspace Is Too Important For Its Security To Be Handed Over To Those Who Want To Lock It Up

Shashi Tharoor argues in his piece in The Hindu – Read Here

Bangladeshis in India – Aliens or Muslims? Firstpost Asks

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