South Asia needs mutual accommodation in solving problems. It needs a feminist foreign policy.

A feminist foreign policy would embrace the idea of a South Asian Commons; it would speak and act in favour not of ravishing disunities, but of rationalising unities, of merging capacities to build, to develop, to link. It would exercise vetoes to block war, not peace; it would emphasise the Read More …

In fact: Kigali could add new win in climate change battle-Crux of Indian Express

The Paris Agreement received the required number of ratifications, and will become international law from November 4. In Montreal, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) carved out an agreement to curb the rise of emissions from international aviation after 2020, despite reservations from some countries, including India. The deal, approved Read More …

The HIV/AIDS situation in India, and how the new Bill will protect victims-Indian Express

More than two years after it was introduced in Rajya Sabha, a revised draft of the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, which makes discriminating against a person living with HIV/AIDS a punishable offence, was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday. How will it change things in Read More …

Why the Enemy Property Ordinance had to be promulgated for fourth time-Mains-2016

On August 31, the Union Cabinet cleared for the fourth time the promulgation of the Enemy Property Ordinance that seeks to bring amendments in the 48-year-old Enemy Property law to guard against claims of succession or transfer of properties left behind by people who migrated to Pakistan and China after Read More …