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Muslims left out of the India growth story, study shows

  0 comments   |     by Nikita Kwatra on 15, November 2018

In Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir, the Muslim community has considerably higher mobility than in the rest of India. AP Photo One of the most important ways to determine levels of inequality in a country is to look at differences in people’s access to opportunities. India seems to have performed poorly on that sc

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India’s Problems: Between Culture and Capitalism

  0 comments   |     by Adnan Aboobacker on 26, October 2018

India has many special characteristics in her traditional culture which can accept different ideologies in a harmonious way. The vast area of the Indian subcontinent was a site of the marriage of different religions. Under the British policy of divide and conquer, however, India was partitioned as Muslim majority states were carved out in the likes of Pakistan and Bangladesh. This is the main prob

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The NRC Fallout – An exercise of complexities and exclusion

  0 comments   |     by Mohammed Tahsin on 22, October 2018

The world is awash with thousands of anecdotes about large-scale migration of people to places away from their homelands. Compelled by reasons to escape persecution, evade conflicts, economic and nature-driven pressures, et al. Ideally to make a living, which erupts from a longing for infrastructure, homogenous and pervasive, quintessential for survival. However, a deliberate reducing of millions

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Attack in Iran raises spectre of a potentially far larger

  0 comments   |     by Dr James M Dorsey on 17, October 2018

An attack on a military parade in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz is likely to prompt Iranian retaliation against opposition groups at home and abroad. It also deepens Iranian fears that the United States. Saudi Arabia and others may seek to destabilize the country by instigating unrest among its ethnic minorities. With competing claims of responsibility by the Islamic State and the Ahvaz Natio

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Pakistan’s “Greylisting” as a Terror Sponsor Should be

  0 comments   |     by Adam Garrie on 10, October 2018

Pakistan’s “Greylisting” as a Terror Sponsor Should be a Catalyst for Intensified Relations with China, Russia and Iran Pakistan’s war on terrorism: A misunderstood history At an international level, Pakistan’s role in fighting terrorism continues to be not only misunderstood but totally misrepresented. As a perennial victim of both terrorist spillover from the instability of neighbour

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Turkey’s Vital Lessons for Pakistan - By Adam Garrie

  0 comments   |     by Adam Garrie on 08, October 2018

Turkey’s largely developed and currently growing economy contrasts sharply like that of Pakistan while the human development gap in Pakistan also remains high while in Turkey it is relatively low. However, from a perspective of handling various crises which have recently emerged, Turkey has been dealing with many of the same things Pakistan is either dealing with at present or will clearly have

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Why Pakistan Should Ditch Washington

  0 comments   |     by Brian CLOUGHLEY on 05, October 2018

To the despair of State Department professionals (who are very professional indeed), the art and craft of US diplomacy have taken a very nasty knock since the appearance of Donald Trump on the world stage. To be sure, the practice of sending rich political donors to prime ambassadorial posts such as Berlin, Tokyo and London has been the norm for decades, but some of Trump’s appointees have stret

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Constructing Muslim Enemy: RSS/BJP Campaign for 2019 Elections

  0 comments   |     by Shamsul Islam on 30, August 2018

The next Indian parliamentary elections slated for the first half of 2019 (though some political commentators believe that this election may not take place if Modi finds t

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A hidden potential of Contemporary Dalit Uprisings

  0 comments   |     by Vishal Verma on 29, August 2018

Today, Indian politics is going through a particular kind of change, especially in the area of politics of uprising. Indian politics has long history of uprising,

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The Legacy of Infinite War Raids by U.S. commandos

  0 comments   |     by Nick Turse on 27, August 2018

Raids by U.S. commandos in Afghanistan. (I could be talking about 2001 or 2018.)

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