Gandhian Principles

Gandhian Principles Pretext: Gandhiji has given the world a new philosophy of winning political battles without bloodshed and weapons. Though Gandhi did not propound any ‘ism’, he had followed definite principles in his life which paved way for Gandhism at a later date. The Principles […]

Turkey’s New Disinformation Law

Turkey’s New Disinformation Law Context: Turkey’s parliament adopted the much-critiqued ‘disinformation law’ that accords jail terms of up to three years to social media users and journalists for spreading ‘disinformation’. About the law: The “disinformation law” is a collection of roughly 40 articles that would […]

India-Sri Lanka Fishermen Issue

India-Sri Lanka Fishermen Issue Context: Seven fishermen from Thangachimadam village near Rameswaram were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy at Neduntheevu on charges, including poaching. Background: Fishermen from Sri Lanka and India have coexisted peacefully in each other’s waters for many years. The situation was […]

Lessons From the Cuban Missile Crisis

Lessons From the Cuban Missile Crisis Context: Russia’s short ‘special military operation’ to ‘de-Nazify and de-militarise’ Ukraine is already a nine-month-war, and likely to extend into 2023; trans-Atlantic North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) unity under U.S. leadership despite visible internal differences has not collapsed; Mr. […]