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Nayanima Basu

Nayanima Basu
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Nayanima Basu is a Senior Associate Editor with ThePrint covering foreign policy and strategic issues. She has been a journalist for over 14 years and has a work experience of 17 years. As a journalist, Nayanima has worked for various news publications reporting and writing on policy issues across all the key ministries ranging from the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Commerce and Industry among others. She has also contributed articles for several international news portals and journals. She is presently working on her book which deals with strategic issues that are played out behind the scene. When Nayanima is not writing, she is definitely reading a book couched in some corner. She can be reached at nayanima.basu@theprint.in. Follow her on Twitter @NayanimaBasu

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File photo of Sheik Hasina Wajed | David Greedy/Bloomberg News

As Modi govt doubles down on CAA, long-time friend Bangladesh moves closer to China

Opposition’s misinformation campaign has generated enough negative publicity. Modi govt will be in bigger trouble if Bangladesh’s rumour mills become active.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.

Defence

Asif Ghafoor

‘Twitter General’ Asif Ghafoor is no longer Pakistan military’s spokesperson

Asif Ghafoor has been sent to Infantry Division. Major Gen. Babar Iftikhar will be new director general of Inter-Services Public Relations, Pakistan military’s publicity wing.

Under Modi-Shah, BJP is back to being the Bharatiya ‘Baniya’ Party

BJP under Modi-Shah is returning to its protectionist, anti-MNC, technophobic old notions, underlining that strong governments can also be more risk-averse.