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Rama Rao Malladi

Rama Rao Malladi is a distinguished commentator and columnist on South Asian affairs, based in Delhi.

When Will China Read the Riot Act to Pakistan?

Pakistan and China are on the same page on the terrorism front. Pakistan has placed the founder of LeT, Hafiz Saeed, under a 90-day house...

Sino-Indian Relations: Chinese Forked Tongue

Sino-Indian relations have taken a new beating with China's latest impudence - a warning from the mouthpiece of the Peoples Liberation Amy, PLA Daily....

India’s NSG Quest and the China Angle

The decision of the NSG plenary in Seoul not to entertain India's application for membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is indicative of...

India ‘Not Happy’ With Nepal’s New Constitution

People living in the foothills of Nepal feel shortchanged by the new constitution and the area has been rocked by violence. Sections of the elite see India as the villain...

‘All Is Not Well’ With China’s Free Trade Zone

Guangdong is one of the three FTZs this March despite the country's first such venture failing to click in Shanghai even 18 months after it got the go ahead.

Smuggling of Indian Red Sanders to China on The Rise

Smuggling of Indian red sanders to China is emerging as a lucrative business. This highly expensive wood has multiple uses that range from as an excellent absorbent of nuclear radiation to production of aphrodisiacs,and musical instruments as well a

Is China Fueling Myanmar’s Wars?

China is exerting a negative influence on Myanmar; Chinese state-owned companies are paying less to local workers and more to expatriate chinese workers; this is creating a resentment and has already resulted in the first pen down strike.

Maldives Prez Yameen Accused of Using ‘Non-State’ Actors Against Opposition

Political turmoil in Maldives is deepening with every passing day with the ruling alliance using strong arm methods to silence the opposition.

To Deal With Terrorism, Pakistan Mantra: Talk, Talk, No Action

Post-Peshawar massacre of school children, expectations of an all out drive to smoke out terrorists, Pakistan appears to be doing no more than a Good Taliban - Bad Taliban jig.

Now Sri Lanka Gets a New Version of Watergate Called ‘Weeratunga-Gate’

Colombo is rocked by allegations that Lanka envoy to Moscow and Kiev during Rajapaksa rule illegally supplied weapons to pro- Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine. The new government of President Sirisena has recalled him but he has reportedly gone 'm