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China’s Silk Road leaves India stranded in its region

  0 comments   |     by MK Bhadrakumar on 12, July 2016

China’s Silk Road leaves India stranded in its region M.K. Bhadrakumar The Chinese foreign ministry has announced that the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will pay an official visit to China starting April 6. The expectations in Colombo are that the four-day visit will advance the Sino-Lankan relations &ld

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Chhattisgarh Is Burning: Where's The Outrage? where is the mass outrage?

  0 comments   |     by Surabhi Singh on 30, June 2016

Two days back, my dear friend, a fellow journalist called me up in the middle of the night, visibly disturbed after reading Rana Ayyub’s much acclaimed book, “Gujarat Files.” She was unable to come to terms with the fact that despite the circumstantial, documented and well pronounced evidences against those who carefully orchestrated the Godhra riots, why there is no outrage a

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Bangladesh to ban Jamaat-e-Islami

  0 comments   |     by The Nation on 27, June 2016

Bangladesh to ban Jamaat-e-Islami DHAKA: A bill would be placed in the ongoing parliament session to ban the politics of Jamaat-e-Islami, the party accused of committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War, says Bangladesh Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq. “Jamaat-e-Islami is a war criminal party because they opposed the

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32 Session UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

  0 comments   |     by Dr Awatar Singh Sekhon on 24, June 2016

Dr Awatar Singh Sekhon presented and documented ITEM 4 at a general debate at UN Human Rights Council 32nd Session United Nations Human Rights Council Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy ITEM 4 General Debate Presenter: Awatar Singh Sekhon Mr President I am speaking on behalf of my organization to inform y

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Pakistan Defence budget Pakistan- Myths and Reality

  0 comments   |     by Farrukh Saleem on 13, June 2016

Pakistan Defence Pakistan budget- Myths and Reality By Farrukh Saleem Myth 1: Our defence budget eats up the lion’s share of the total budgetary outlay.   Fact: The total outlay of Budget 2016-17 is Rs4,897 billi

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Brahmins Attack Kancha Ilaiah , A Dalit Writer, Activist And Philosopher

  8 comments   |     by Victor vijay Kumar on 13, June 2016

Brahmins Attack Kancha Ilaiah , A Dalit Writer, Activist And Philosopher By P Victor Vijay Kumar   It was a cloudy afternoon. Wind was blowing over the shadows of fig trees. He asked me to see him at 1.30, when hunger was blazing along with the summer. The simmering heat in the University campus

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Hindu nationalists have many ways to silence writers

  0 comments   |     by Pankaj Mishra on 27, May 2016

Hindu nationalists have many ways to silence writers Pankaj Mishra writing for the Guardian on Arundhati Roy: said:- Controlled by upper-caste Hindu nationalists, Indian universities have been purging “anti-nationals” from both syllabuses and campuses for some months now. In a shocking turn of events last month, Rohith Vemula, a PhD student in Hyderabad, killed himself. Accused of &

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The problem of Secret Tax Havens By Dickshit Sengupta

  0 comments   |     by Dickshit Sengupta on 27, May 2016

Panama is a tax haven, but Mauritius is one with which India has a comprehensive double tax treaty. This complicates matters more. In popular Indian imagination, a tax haven is generally associated with Switzerland and its numbered bank accounts. But tax havens are

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Castes In India: Their Mechanism, Genesis And Development

  0 comments   |     by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar on 19, May 2016

Paper presented by Dr, B. R. Ambedkar in the Anthropology Seminar of Dr. A. A. Goldenweizer at The Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. on 9th May 1916 - Source: Indian Antiquary, May 1917, Vol. XLI On the 100th anniversary of the presentation of Dr. Ambedkar's seminal paper "Castes In India: Their Mechanism, Genesis and Development" we are republishing it as a tribute to h

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The Unpeople Rohingya: Expose The Duplicity Of Aung San Suu Kyi

  0 comments   |     by Mary Scully on 18, May 2016

Aung San Suu Kyi has finally her laid her cards on the table. No more bewilderment about why the holder of the Nobel Peace Prize (a worthless honorific most often awarded war criminals), the democracy icon known as "the Mandela of Asia," the holder of dozens of international honorifics as a champion of human rights has remained dead silent on the genocide against Rohingya Musli

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