Category Archives: India

The Hidden Cost of Imported Items and The Need to Redefine the Modi Administration’s “Make in India” Policy

By Susmit Kumar, PhD
susmitkumar.net

If you live in India and purchase a "Made in China" commodity instead of "Made-in-India" commodity, then your home country loses not only a factory job but also indirectly associated jobs such as in schools, hospitals, and auto sector. Instead your purchase of the imported commodity creates such lost jobs in China."

There are two major …

Samajas of India

The below linked document (pdf) gives an outline of some samajas of India. It was published by the New Delhi Prout Research Institute. In spite of numerous inaccuracies as regards the detailed blocks and districts (and the fact that new districts and blocks have been created since this review was carried out), to the knower of India's languages, various cultural expressions and socio-economic potentialities …

Northeastern India

By P.R. Sarkar

(20 April 1989, Kolkata) – The northeastern region of India comprises Assam, Arunachala, Mizoram, Meghalay, Manipur and Nagaland. To the noith of India are the small states of Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim.

The shape of Nepal is like a rectangle – the length from east to west is greater than the width from north to south. Nepal is

An Impending Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan Over Kashmir

Originally published in Global Times, 1995.

Susmit Kumar, Ph. D.
For centuries Kashmir was a place noted for its adherence to the gentle Sufi form of Islam. Kashmir was the only place where no communal riot and killing took place during the partition of India. But since 1989, India has been fighting Pakistan-sponsored infiltration in Kashmir.

India and Pakistan …