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Ashok Swain

Articles by Ashok Swain

Nepal Scraps Dam Deal With China, But Nothing In It For India To Celebrate

Nepal Scraps Dam Deal With China, But Nothing In It For India To Celebrate

Nov 21, 2017 Ashok Swain

Opposition leader, KP Sharma Oli, has declared his government will overturn the pro-India PM's decision after...

Air Pollution Crisis Provides India And Pakistan A Golden Chance To ‘Clear The Air’ Between Neighbours

Air Pollution Crisis Provides India And Pakistan A Golden Chance To ‘Clear The Air’ Between Neighbours

Nov 20, 2017 Ashok Swain

US has air quality cooperation agreements with its neighbouring Canada and Mexico. Similarly, the countries...

When Termites Entered India’s Political Discourse

When Termites Entered India’s Political Discourse

Nov 06, 2017 Ashok Swain

Psychologists say political leaders regularly use offensive languages in public to show that they are...

Where Are Moderate Hindus?

Where Are Moderate Hindus?

Oct 21, 2017 Ashok Swain

Why don’t more moderate Hindus speak out against Hindu fundamentalists as terrible crimes are committed in...

An Economic Slowdown Exposes Chink In Modi's Armour. Time For Rahul Gandhi To Step Up

An Economic Slowdown Exposes Chink In Modi's Armour. Time For Rahul Gandhi To Step Up

Oct 06, 2017 Ashok Swain

'The time is now ripe for Rahul Gandhi to end the stalemate and to become the President of the Congress Party'

Mega Dams Are A Trend That The World Stopped Following Long Ago, But Why Hasn't India Yet?

Mega Dams Are A Trend That The World Stopped Following Long Ago, But Why Hasn't India Yet?

Sep 20, 2017 Ashok Swain

Besides a litany of environmental problems, large dams have displaced nearly 30 million people in India and...

Rohingya Refugees: India Should Not Pass The Buck To Muslim World By Adopting A False And Blinkered Narrative

Rohingya Refugees: India Should Not Pass The Buck To Muslim World By Adopting A False And Blinkered Narrative

Sep 10, 2017 Ashok Swain

Like right-wing nationalist groups in Europe, Hindu nationalists in India are wrong to argue that Muslim...

Here's Why The Idea To Link India’s Rivers Will Remain A Pipe Dream

Here's Why The Idea To Link India’s Rivers Will Remain A Pipe Dream

Sep 03, 2017 Ashok Swain

Besides huge economic costs and adverse ecological effects, these inter–basin water transfer schemes will...

Doklam Stocktaking: Who Were India’s Friends In Need And What It Gained Or Lost In The Stand-off

Doklam Stocktaking: Who Were India’s Friends In Need And What It Gained Or Lost In The Stand-off

Aug 29, 2017 Ashok Swain

In the last nine weeks, India was repeatedly subjected to humiliating threats from China while India was...

India’s Doklam Muscle-Flexing Could Face A Backlash In The Ganga-Brahmaputra Basin

India’s Doklam Muscle-Flexing Could Face A Backlash In The Ganga-Brahmaputra Basin

Aug 23, 2017 Ashok Swain

To counter China’s hegemony over river water, India Needs Smart Hydro-Diplomacy in the Ganga-Brahmaputra...

Proxy Voting Right To NRIs Will Help Modi But Will Be Costly For India

Proxy Voting Right To NRIs Will Help Modi But Will Be Costly For India

Aug 04, 2017 Ashok Swain

By overtly promoting the mobilization of overseas Hindus, Modi seems to have already instigated the large and...