INCORE guide to Internet sources on conflict in India
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Maps of India
The Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection hosted by the University of Texas provides a number of maps of India and the surrounding region.
News Sources - Email Lists
The Times of India
A New Delhi based newspaper which provides full text daily news, as well as an archive of past editions.
This source provides weekly news of India as well as regionally specific news.
Provides the complete daily edition of this Indian national newspaper.
The Hindustan Times
This is another source of news on issues concerning India and Pakistan.
Daily newspaper based in Bangalore with full text articles.
National and Local Governmental Institutions and Agencies
India Image provides a gateway for Government of India info over the web.
External Governmental Institutions and Agencies
US Library of Congress Country Studies: India
This study provides a complete country profile including, history, economy, government and politics, and issues of national security. Also includes a bibliography and a glossary.
CIA World Factbook
The factbook is a useful source of background information on government and politics in India.
The FCO UK (Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom)
Travel advisories that include information on recent political developments and are issued regularly through the year. You may search by country on this homepage.
International Multilateral Organisations (IOs)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
The UNHCR provides regular reports and maps on the refugee situation in India
International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGOs), Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Minorities at Risk Project
A university based project, which focuses on a variety of ethnic groups and their current concerns. Among the groups studied are;
Political Resources on the Net: India
This site provides information and links to the government, various parties and organisations in India. It also provides a section on the media and one on elections in India.
This site provides information on ethnic groups in India with a particular focus on language.
Local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations, Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Security & Political Risk Analysis (SAPRA)
The website of the Security & Political Risk Analysis (SAPRA) India think tank provides data, bulletins and papers. The think tank looks at subcontinental security, political risk and economic development from an Indian Perspective.
Institute Of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS)
IPCS is a think tank based in New Delhi, India. The site offers news reports, opinions, and analyses relating to issues of conflict in India, as well as other regions of South Asia. Sections on, for example, Kashmir and India-Pakistan contain a series of news reports and articles. Information on IPCS projects and seminars is also available.
Malaviya Centre for Peace Research (MCPR)
This Centre is based in the Faculty of Social Sciences of Banaras Hindu University. It aims to analyse and contribute to the peaceful resolution of intra and inter-state conflict. The MCPR involves in its activities faculty, students, representatives from the social activists and media. In addition to its academic domain, the MCPR has an extensive outreach program, involving nearly 150 active members, including opinion makers from different communities, representatives of NGO's and private citizens from different parts of Northern India, all interested in the issues of peace building and conflict transformation within and outside Indian borders.
The Consortium Of Indian Military Websites
The Bharat Rakshak site provides information on the Indian army, navy and air force, including their role, historical background and their main branches. Note that the site is not the official website of the Indian Armed Forces and is neither endorsed or recognised officially by the Government of India or any of its institutions.
http://www.bharat- rakshak.com/ (1054)
Articles, Papers, Reports, Agreements
The Challenge of Ethnic Conflict, India: The Dilemmas Of Diversity
This interesting article by Robert L. Hardgrave, Jr is taken from the Journal of Democracy, October 1993.
Neorealist Theory and the India-Pakistan Conflict-II
This article by Rajesh Rajagopalan is taken from the online edition of 'Strategic Analysis: A Monthly Journal of the IDSA', (Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses), December 1998.
The Lahore Declaration
The text of the Lahore Declaration signed by the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. A. B. Vajpayee, and the Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr. Nawaz Sharif, in Lahore, February 1999.