Book Review: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar: Arbiter Of Delhi’s Destiny

The posts of Delhi chief minister, Delhi Legislative Assembly and Delhi Government could possibly be void ab initio despite being created by Parliament through a constitutional amendment, because the framers of the Constitution had decided that Delhi being the national capital shall be centrally-controlled and administered. Constitutional expert and former … Read More

BOOK REVIEW: Balochistan in the Crosshairs of History: Commander Ranendra S Sawan

The story of Balochistan is steeped in depredation, treachery and pillage. This region has remained, for much of its existence, on the sidelines of history. Its ethnic population has been struggling for autonomy and equity for several decades in the face of regional and global neglect and, sadly for India, … Read More

Book Review | Blinkers Off: How Will The World Counter China

In a cogently argued work, backed by meticulous data, journalist Gaurie Dwivedi records how China worked single-mindedly to entrench its preponderance in trade vis-à-vis major countries and regions of the world in pursuit of its goal to rise as the premier world power. Beijing strove to achieve this geo-strategic dominance … Read More

Balochistan: In the Crosshairs of History (Book Review): Adit Bhaduri (IANS)

The year began on a subdued note with the assassination of journalist and activist Karima Baloch, one of Balochistan’s few, fiery and brilliant women freedom fighters. Her dead body was found in a lake in Toronto, Canada. The death is strongly alleged to be that of the Pakistani deep state. … Read More

Book Review: Balochistan in the Crosshairs of History: Côme Carpentier de Gourdon

In a compact 322 page volume Sandhya Jain has encapsulated a vast amount of information on Balochistan. Organized into six large chapters the book covers every major aspect of the land’s ancient and modern history, political and cultural circumstances, natural resources, geographical features and economic situation. The bibliography is comprehensive … Read More