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Gandhian Cultural Community forms in Seoul
On Oct.2, the auspicious day of “Gandhi Jayanti,” the new Gandhian Cultural Community of Korea was formed in Seoul. According to the organizers it is designed to be a non-political and social community responsible for promoting Gandhian teachings in Korea through various activities. This new body is supported by the Indian Overseas Congress-South Korea Chapter. The inaugurati...
India is ready for security challenges after the fall of Kabul
The fall of Kabul has raised the specter of terrorism in India once again. Many Pakistan-based groups have already started approaching the Taliban for help in Kashmir terrorism campaigns, as they used to do during the earlier period of the regime in the late 1990s. Lots of water has flowed through the Indus River and Kashmir today, which was not the case 20 years ago. The Ind...
No end in sight for farmers' agitation in India
Farmers in India have been protesting for more than six months against three farms laws passed by the Modi government last year. They have gathered in the thousands on the Delhi borders and have been asking the government to the repeal these laws as well as pass new legislation to guarantee the purchase of farmers' produce at pre-announced prices. Though well intended to mode...
The future of Quad
On Dec. 18, senior officials from Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) member countries had a virtual meeting as part of continued consultation process to promote a joint push to build a new security mechanism to counter the growing expansion of China in the Indo-Pacific region. Earlier, on Oct. 6, during the second Quad Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Tokyo, member countries...
Let us build peace together
India and Korea are two great Asian civilizations. Both have played major roles in the evolution of peace ethos and have strong tradition of working together in the past. Once again it is becoming imperative that they jointly take the lead in shaping the post-American world order in East Asia.