BJP has lost power in a politically significant state like Maharashtra. And, in the bigger picture, it has to strike a working relationship with more Opposition-ruled states as compared to, say, two years ago.
Taking a leaf out of its big-power diplomacy with US, India should target bipartisan support in neighbourhood. India should not become a contentious issue in the internal politics of its neighbours, the relationship should have a distinct institutional character Indian diplomacy should ensure bipartisan support for a healthy relationships.
In a recent interview to ET, Justice Bobde also said he was in favour of creating a national judicial service. GoI has been pushing this idea with the intent to create an all-India cadre of judicial officers from where bulk of future judges could be selected. The proposal has been gone into in considerable detail, including on ways to carry out an all-India test and selection.
Can the money raised from auctioning this land not be used for the military’s benefit? Back-of-the-envelope calculations suggest that up to Rs 25,000 crore can be raised from this effort. This is a healthy corpus, which could be invested in secure financial instruments, if possible.
India’s utilisation ratio of its current FTA with ASEAN is just about 6%. In contrast, ASEAN countries have a 36.3% utilisation. Also, unlike with Japan and Korea, the investment component is also not quite large.
What could possibly have changed in four months? BJP ought to have swept these two states with near two-thirds majority going by the outcome of the general elections. Clearly, voters are distinguishing between assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
India has moved decisively from a P2 (US and China) mindset to a P5+2 approach to position itself as a power.
It was in the second week of October 1962 that the chill first set in the bilateral ties with the first skirmish, resulting in deaths on both sides.
NSCS enumerated right after NITI at number 50 in the first schedule of the AOB rules.
The Taliban peace deal, in which Pakistan was playing an important role, has suffered a setback for now.
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