Racial Discrimination and Northeast Indian Women: The Pandemic Experience
The case of women from Northeast India stands out as emblematic of the challenging state of minority affairs throughout the country. Substantiated examples of racial discrimination have been reported since spring 2020 spatially across the four corners of the sub-continent. The outbreak of Covid-19 has been highly racialized and stigmatized throughout the world with the blame falling on China as the origin of the virus. The profiling of East Asians as suspect carriers of the virus with the resultant taunts and discriminations that then follow has occurred worldwide. In India, the pandemic has reinforced racism against Northeast Indians, a social problem which the country has been grappling with for more than a decade.
Women, Higher Education and Democracy in Bangladesh
Abstract The constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh emphasizes that women needs to be adequately represented in all walks of life, including higher education. It is obviously crucial for […]
Balancing China in the Indo-Pacific: France Joins Hands with – India and Australia
Introduction Balancing China’s unilateral authoritarian outreach is increasingly becoming a priority for democratic powers. Among European powers, France has taken the lead in shoring up defenses against China. France is […]
Breaking Down the Current India-China Border Standoff
Link to original article Breaking Down the Current India-China Border Standoff The political diktat of “differences should not become disputes” is fast becoming irrelevant in India-China relations. A difference in […]
Economic Dreams and Geopolitical Realities: How will the India-China-Russian Dynamic Unfold in Greater Central Asia?
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Greater Central Asia (GCA) has undertaken various efforts to reshape the political and economic landscape of Asia. This has driven a process by […]
Beijing’s Foothold in Central America: El Salvador’s Diplomatic Realignment
Introduction The diplomatic struggle between China and Taiwan, officially the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of China (RoC) respectively, has intensified in recent years. Under the One […]
Negotiating North Korea’s Nukes
Summary • Nearly three decades of stop-start negotiations have failed to achieve North Korea’s denuclearization or the signing of a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War. • […]