05.10.2016Opinion

Unable to bury the axe

The attackers came at dawn. Heavily armed, they forced their way into the Indian army camp near Uri – not far from the border separating the Pakistani from the Indian-administered regions of Kashmir...

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Unable to bury the axe
15.09.2016Opinion

India’s Smart Cities Mission – Vision Without A Base

For reasons of protocol, John Kerry likes to be on time. During his recent visit to India, the US Secretary of State had to apologize for being late more than once. Heavy monsoon rains had flooded...

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Smart cities in India
18.07.2016Opinion

Pakistan’s Shrinking Liberal Minority

I just got back to New Delhi from a week-long visit to Pakistan. Going from India to Pakistan, for me, is always an adventure. In this commentary, however, I will not talk about the intricacies of...

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Dedicated Partners - 30 Years of Project work in Pakistan
18.07.2016Opinion

Why India Needs More Freedom

The hot-button word of Indian politics these days is tolerance. For weeks, the controversy about the state of tolerance in the nation has dominated public debates. There is a clash between two...

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Why India needs more freedom
18.07.2016Opinion

Everything under control?

India, the country with the largest Muslim minority, is forever issuing assurances that it remains unaffected by the deadly threat posed by IS. Only time will tell, however, whether the escalating...

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India and the Islamic state

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