INDIA

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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Indian State “orchestrated” Islamist terror

  0 comments   |     by NafeezAhmed on 12, November 2018

A senior Indian police officer and anti-corruption investigator accused the Indian government of orchestrating the Mumbai terror attacks which occurred nearly seven years ago, according to an Indian government official. R. V. S. Mani, a former undersecretary in India’s home ministry now in the urban development ministry, testified in July that a senior police officer who investigated

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Assam: Why India denying Bengali Migrants?

  0 comments   |     by Rajeev Ahmad on 09, November 2018

Since Muslim bashing ultra-Hinduism is the main driving force of Modi government, Assam has been observing a series of discontent and violence between these two religious groups. It appears as a successful strategy because the anti-Muslim Bengali sentiment is rising within the total demography. Assam

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Muslims Lynched in India

  0 comments   |     by Harsh Mander on 08, November 2018

This is what India has become: One more pitiless lynching. This time of two older men, a petty goat trader and a marginal farmer in a village in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, a two-hour drive from the national capital. The same frenzied gratuitous cruelty of the mob, the passivity of the bystander, the triumphant video-taping of the crime broadcast through the internet, the c

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The Absurdity of the New ‘Great Game’ in Central Asia

  0 comments   |     by Lyle J. Goldstein on 06, November 2018

When the American people went to the polls in November 2016, they could be forgiven for thinking they had elected a president who might just bring the troops home from Afghanistan. After nearly seventeen years of grinding war in that poor, desolate and ultimately i

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UK parliamentary body recognises 'Indian atrocities'

  0 comments   |     by admin on 05, November 2018

A report compiled by a UK parliamentary body has recognised "the massive human rights violations and atrocities" committed by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir", DawnNewsTV reported on Monday. The comprehensive report, prepared by the UK Parliament's All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group (APPKG), has highlighted "the draconian laws", including the Armed

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Miseries of Dalits and Minorities in India

  0 comments   |     by Sabena Siddiqi on 03, November 2018

“The Indian government failed to stop or credibly investigate vigilante attacks against minority religious communities during 2017," said the Human Rights Watch Report 2018 Protesting against the imprisonment of more than 70,000 lower caste Hindu Dalits in the state of Maharashtra, India, UK-based Dalit human rights groups amassed in London on Monday to urge the international community to take n

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This Is What Can be Accomplished During Imran

  0 comments   |     by Adam Garrie on 02, November 2018

Later this week, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will take his first official visit to China. As Pakistan’s neighbour and most important all-weather ally, the visit is of incomparable importance as Pakistan stands on the verge of fulfilling the next stages of inspiring new projects throughout the country, many of which have been jointly initiated with China. Furthermore, international pre

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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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Is it the end of India’s special relationship with Nepal?

  0 comments   |     by Prashant Jha on 25, October 2018

Despite the close linguistic, marital, religious, and, cultural ties, at people to people level between Indians and Nepalese, since late 2015, political issues and border disputes have strained relations between the two countries with anti-Indian sentiment growing amongst the government and people of Nepal. Further because of border disputes between the two countries, a boundary agreement hasn't y

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