Human Rights in South Asia

Protect human rights by tackling corruption

  0 comments   |     by Ana Gomes on 17, April 2016

Protect human rights by tackling corruption Ana Gomes I believe this is also going to be very useful for the EU and for the sanity of our own methods. It could improve the transparency of our procedures so that we do not cooperate with practices that actually increase the opacity, like money laundering. Many highly corrrupt countries are also fast-growing economies and hence important tradeand

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The killing fields of Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Aijaz Zaka Syed on 16, April 2016

The killing fields of Kashmir By Aijaz Zaka Syed Dubai eye The writer is a Middle East based columnist. Kashmir is on the boil again. What happened in Handwara on Tuesday was hardly unusual. Three people were gunned down – two boys and an old woman – because the security forces decided to defend themselves against unarmed civilians, who were protesting against the alleged molestatio

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Protect human rights by tackling corruption

  0 comments   |     by Ana Gomes on 16, April 2016

Protect human rights by tackling corruption Ana Gomes I believe this is also going to be very useful for the EU and for the sanity of our own methods. It could improve the transparency of our procedures so that we do not cooperate with practices that actually increase the opacity, like money laundering. Many highly corrrupt countries are also fast-growing economies and hence important tradeand

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Identity crisis

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani on 10, April 2016

Identity crisis A.G. Noorani THE deep divide between the forces of Indian nationalism and Hindu nationalism did much to thwart the movement for India’s independence. That divide has now come to the fore and threatens to subvert India’s secular constitution. Well before Quaid-i-Azam propounded the two-nation theory in 1939 and the Muslim League adopted the Pakistan Resolution in 1940

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Hate As Harmony: Law And Order Under Saffrons

  0 comments   |     by Subhash Gatade on 05, April 2016

Hate As Harmony: Law And Order Under Saffrons By Subhash Gatade Muslims were equated to “demons” and “descendants of Ravana”, and warned of a “final battle”, as the Sangh Parivar held a condolence meeting here for VHP worker Arun Mahaur, who was killed last week allegedly by some Muslim youths. Among those present on the dais were Union Minister of State, HRD

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Caste, The Hound Still Hungry With Lips Jutting Out

  0 comments   |     by V Maharathi on 25, March 2016

Caste, The Hound Still Hungry With Lips Jutting Out By V. Maharathi What 'colour' is to the US, caste is to India. For India, caste has been the most decisive and destructive bane from time immemorial. In The Future Results of British Rule in India, Karl Marx rightly branded the Indian caste as “the most decisive impediment to India’s progress and power”. Well! While India now

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Indian group threatens to dig up pitch at venue of Indo-Pak World T20 match

  0 comments   |     by NEWS on 05, March 2016

Indian group threatens to dig up pitch at venue of Indo-Pak World T20 match DHARAMSALA: An Indian group has threatened to

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India Jat protests: Curfews after caste violence flares

  6 comments   |     by BBC News on 20, February 2016

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Freeing Julian Assange: The Final Chapter

  0 comments   |     by John Pilger on 14, February 2016

Freeing Julian Assange: The Final Chapter John Pilger One of the epic miscarriages of justice of our time is unravelling. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention — — the international tribunal that adjudicates and decides whether governments comply with their human rights obligations — has ruled that Julian Assange has been detain

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MODI FAILS TO LIVE UP TO HIGH HOPES

  0 comments   |     by Arun R Swamy on 11, February 2016

Modi Fails to Live Up to High Hopes By Arun R. Swamy Modi’s brand of personal diplomacy was one of the staples of his first year in office. Through high profile trips abroad and ambitious proposals at home Modi maintained an air of energy and initiative, but the results were modest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the British Parliament in November

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