Ashok Swain

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden.

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The problem with Modi attacking Congress when he travels overseas

PM is repeatedly using diaspora meetings as partisan events, not as an occasion to reach out to all Indians living abroad.

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Modi's Gulf visit: Migrant workers need protection

Return of labour force working overseas to India won't just hit the remittances flow but also deepen the unemployment crisis in the country.

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Political instability in Kashmir is posing a whole new level of danger for the Valley

The hyper-nationalism is forcing the divided diaspora groups to close their ranks and support Pakistan.

VOICES

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Have Hindutva forces in India reignited the Khalistan movement overseas?

There are reports that Sikh and Kashmiri militants living in Europe have revived their ties.

VOICES

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Why I think rule of only one man prevails in Modi's India

Urgent steps must be taken to bring back the people’s faith in the rule of law.

VARIETY

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Modi government's poor human rights record threatens to spoil India-EU Summit

Various European NGOs have been relentless in their demand for the EU to take a principled stand against India.

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Why I'm not celebrating Modi's birthday (and you shouldn't either)

A hard look at where world's largest democracy and its liberal values stand today.

POLITICS

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How open confrontation between China and India can kill BRICS

There are growing concerns about the survival of the group itself.

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Why I'm not celebrating Independence Day in Modi's India

Under the prime minister's stewardship, a secular India is now veering towards a Hindu India.