INDIA

India’s licence to kill? - A report by South China Morning Post

  0 comments   |     by admin on 25, September 2018

The series of incidents has reinforced fears that anti-Muslim sentiment has hardened in India in the three years since a Hindu nationalist party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power. Some say it has reached a point where Hindu extremists believe they can get away with murder. Others worry that hardliner Hindu leaders want to rewrite the country&rsq

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Terrorism and Islam: Correlation Is Not Causation

  0 comments   |     by Nauman Sadiq on 24, September 2018

Since the time immemorial, it has been an article of faith of every Muslim that suicide is ‘Haram’ (prohibited) in Islam. There is a well-known Islamic precept that whoever commits suicide will go straight to hell. But the Takfiri (those who declare others as heretics) have invented a new interpretation of Islam in which suicide is glorified as ‘ma

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Beijing beckons to embattled Myanmar - Myanmar is very important to China

  0 comments   |     by Larry Jagan on 17, September 2018

Myanmar is very important to China. It is central to their national interest – involving both security and economic development – as part of ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative in which Myanmar plays a pivotal role. Many have expressed their view that Myanmar was given a free hand in Rohingya ethni

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Beijing beckons to embattled Myanmar - Myanmar is very important to China

  0 comments   |     by Larry Jagan on 17, September 2018

Myanmar is very important to China. It is central to their national interest – involving both security and economic development – as part of ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative in which Myanmar plays a pivotal role. Many have expressed their view that Myanmar was given a free hand in Rohingya ethni

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Why India-Nepal ties are likely to worsen - written By Manoj Joshi

  0 comments   |     by Manoj Joshi on 14, September 2018

The election victory of a coalition of two Communist parties in the recent elections in Nepal signals difficult days for Indo-Nepal relations. The coalition of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) led by Puspa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) led by KP Sharma Oli is on track to win the majority of the seats

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Indian Nation-State Becomes a Prison House for Minorities

  0 comments   |     by Jaspal Singh Sidhu on 12, September 2018

At the outset, we must confront a bitter fact that it was a ‘transfer of power’ in 1947 which Indian rulers celebrated as ‘Freedom’ and ‘Independence’. If we use a terse coinage, it was a ‘systematic transfer of power’ between the colonial elite (British) and the post-colonial elite (Congress). That is why; the pre-194

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The Russian-Indian Split – It’s coming - Shifting geopolitical dynamics

  0 comments   |     by Dmitriy Frolovskiy on 11, September 2018

Shifting geopolitical dynamics, especially the rise of China, spell trouble for this long-standing relationship. The Russian-Indian partnership has experienced an upward trend in the past years. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoy cordial relations, meet regularly, hold 

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Geopolitics of Hindutva - The word Hindutva is widely discussed across the world

  0 comments   |     by admin on 10, September 2018

The word Hindutva is widely discussed across the world since Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in India in 2014. The term is used to describe the special Indian religion-based political philosophy that emerged in the beginning of the 20th century. The Indian National Congress, which had ruled India through the half of the century,

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Similarities between Palestine and Kashmir - The problems of Kashmir and Palestine

  0 comments   |     by admin on 07, September 2018

The problems of Kashmir and Palestine both date back to 1947. While Palestine is well known globally, Kashmir is virtually an unknown entity. Ken Stone of the Canadian Peace Alliance thinks it ought to be brought into mainstream. The similarities are striking. United Nations (UN) in 1948 promised self-determination both

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Hindutva’s zealots trigger Sikh militancy in Punjab

  0 comments   |     by P K Balachandran on 05, September 2018

Flush with unprecedented success of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2014 Indian parliamentary elections, and given the BJP’s alliance with the Sikh party Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which is the ideological arm of the BJP, has gone on an over drive to spread “Hindutva” or Hindu nationalism amo

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