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The Indian Muslim Burden When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice

  2 comments   |     by Zeeshan Ali on 23, May 2018

When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice come out in public to exhort fair treatment and delivery of just

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China factor in Afghan peace The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister

  0 comments   |     by Samran Ali on 21, May 2018

The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Li Baodong, speaking at Tashkent Peace Conference on Afghanistan, extended China’s support to the inclusive political reconciliation process in Afghanistan. He said China saw Afghanistan as an important partner under its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project. Although limited in the past, the Chinese interest in Afghanistan

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Bhutan’s ‘Shangri-La’ caught between two rival superpowers

  0 comments   |     by Anbarasan Ethirajan on 17, May 2018

Bhutan has beautiful hilltops and monasteries. With its scenic mountains and stunning Buddhist monasteries on hilltops, Bhutan is a traveller’s dream and described by some as the last Shangri-La – a mystical beautiful place where everything is perfection. The country’s capital, Thimphu, is a refreshing delight to those who are tired of traffic and

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India is a ‘republic of fear’. The UK must keep the pressure on Modi

  0 comments   |     by Amrit Wilson on 16, May 2018

As Indian prime minister Narendra Modi lands in the UK, the details of two horrific rape cases in India have emerged. Huge protests are rocking India and in London angry people of Indian origin are taking to the streets to protest against Modi’s policies.

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The India I grew up in has gone. These rapes show a damaged, divided nation

  0 comments   |     by Anuradha Roy on 15, May 2018

These articles first appeared in the Guardian

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Man who accused Indian politician of raping daughter dies in custody

  0 comments   |     by Michael Safi in Delhi on 14, May 2018

Alleged victim had attempted to self-immolate in protest against treatment by authorities on day before father died An Indian man

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Silence Is Culpable If liberty means anything at all, it means the right

  0 comments   |     by Mirza Yawar Baig on 12, May 2018

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.  ~ George Orwell India has changed. I hate to say it, but that is the truth. It is no longer the nation I grew up in. The question is, ‘Do we want to continue to remain silent and allow this to happen? Or are we going to do something about it?&rsq

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Kerala’s ‘Whatsapp Hartal’ For Asifa: Troubling Questions That Need Answers

  0 comments   |     by By: A Report on 11, May 2018

The busting of the Hindutva racket who tried to foment communal tension in Kerala in the name of the ‘People’s Hartal’ on 16th of this month has sent shock waves through Kerala society. The hartal was called through Whatsapp groups to protest the gruesome rape and murder of the Kathua minor girl. Since the sponsors remained anonymous, no

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Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant

  0 comments   |     by Vidhi Doshi on 07, May 2018

Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant by Vidhi Doshi NEW DELHI — Mohammad Rafi Bhat, a sociology professor at the University of Kashmir, left the school at around 3:30 p.m. Friday, telling his students he was starting a new job. By Sund

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Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

  0 comments   |     by By Andrew Korybko on 07, May 2018

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership. Russia and Pakista

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