Priyajit Debsarkar

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Bangladesh: A bottomless basket, or is it?

At the time of Independence on 16th December, Bangladesh had a GDP of only US$ 6.3 billion in 1971. It increased to US$ 100 billion in 2009. The GDP of...

Ro Khanna

The Lawmaker Reckoning: The forgotten Genocide of 1971

On 15th October two United States congressmen placed a proposed resolution in the House of Representatives urging US President Joe Biden to consider recognising the atrocities committed by the Armed...

Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi

Sheikh Hasina’s hopeful India visit

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s three-day official India visit is coming up from 5th September. Last time Hasina was in India was in 2019 three years ago, before the global...

India's vaccine diplomacy

Vaccine Bandhan: Nursing the Neighbourhood

The Republic of India has set a exemplary global example of providing free assistance in the form of Covid-19 vaccines under a “Neighbourhood First Approach” by reaching out to friends,...


China, CPEC and COVID-19

Over a span of twenty years, China has had multiple ways of managing and monitoring its relationships with its neighbors, especially in South-East Asia. It has aimed at developing geo-strategic...

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi