Ep. 708: Talks with the TTP: Peace in sight for Pakistan?

Recently, the government of Pakistan reached a month-long ceasefire agreement with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The deal, mediated by the Afghan Taliban, has revived the hopes of ending the long-running Islamist insurgency in Pakistan. Priyal Lyncia D’almeida talks to Shrey Khanna to get insights on the nature of the talks and the prospects of peace in Pakistan.

Ep. 688: Cracks in CPEC

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is facing trouble on more than one front. These include China’s frustration with the lack of progress on the economic projects, the emerging security threat from a resurgent Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, and the growing anti-China sentiment in Pakistan. How will these challenges impact their all-weather strategic partnership? Suyash Desai talks to Shrey Khanna.

ಭಾರತ-ಚೀನಾ: ಸಂಬಂಧ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಘರ್ಷ. The India-China Conflict.

Lt General PG Kamath (retd) talks to Ganesh Chakravarthi about the India-China conflict and relations, and puts current developments in a historical context. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/IFE6tZVKGpYaVZMv’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] ಲೆಫ್ಟಿನೆಂಟ್ ಜನರಲ್ ಪಿ.ಜಿ.ಕಮತ್ (ನಿವೃತ್ತ) ಗಣೇಶ ಚಕ್ರವರ್ತಿಯೊಂದಿಗೆ ಭಾರತ-ಚೀನಾ ಸಂಘರ್ಷ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಬಂಧಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾರೆ ಮತ್ತು ಪ್ರಸ್ತುತ ಬೆಳವಣಿಗೆಗಳನ್ನು ಐತಿಹಾಸಿಕ ಚೌಕಟ್ಟಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಗುರುತಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. ತಲೆ-ಹರಟೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪಾಡ್ಕಾಸ್ಟಿನ 80 ಕಂತಿನಲ್ಲಿ, ಜನರಲ್ ಕಾಮತ್ …

Nuclear War, Deterrence and Peace

This is Episode 124 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12524249/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] Nuclear war feels unthinkable, but how much peace does nuclear deterrence guarantee? Do nuclear programmes truly deter or compel adversaries in the real world? And can we imagine a world where 20+ countries have nuclear weapons? Vipin Narang joins …

Pakistan in 2019

This is Episode 120 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12185609/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] What has been happening in Pakistan after Imran Khan became the Prime Minister? Why do some people want General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure as the army chief to come to an end? Dr Christine Fair gives us a tour …

Security in the Kashmir Valley

This is Episode 118 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12002207/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] The State of Jammu & Kashmir as we know it has changed permanently in 2019. With the end of J&K’s special status and the restructuring of the state into two union territories under greater control of New Delhi, there …


This is Episode 44 of PuliyaBaazi, a fortnightly podcast hosted by Pranay Kotasthane and Saurabh Chandra. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/10943900/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] बलोचिस्तान आजकल भारत में एक बहुचर्चित विषय हो गया है | प्रधानमंत्री मोदी ने तीन साल पहले अपने स्वतंत्रता दिवस भाषण में इसका उल्लेख किया | इससे पहले पाकिस्तान ने भारत के एक नागरिक कुलभूषण …

The Two Pakistans

Is there really democracy in Pakistan? What were these elections all about? Pranay Kotasthane and Hamsini Hariharan join Amit Varma in episode 79 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss the two Pakistans, and what lies ahead.

Who Will Win Pakistan?

It is possible that the PML-N will come back to power in Pakistan. This would mean a tug of war between the civilian government and the Pakistan Army

Eminence Before Institution

Jio Institute. Eminence tags for only IITs Bombay and Delhi, not Chennai and Kanpur. Elections in Pakistan, after Nawaz Sharif failed to become the first ever Prime Minister to have served a full term in office.

Strangling the Beast

Pakistan has been placed on the Grey List of the Financial Action Task Force. This will have a huge impact on its financial system and black economy.

New Wine in a New Bottle

This Pashtun Uprising is different from those of the past. It is peaceful, and it focuses on rights within Pakistan, and not a broader Pashtun cause.