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Bringing up Modi, diplomatically CONSIDER the past and you shall know the future

  0 comments   |     by Latha Jishnu on 23, July 2018

The writer is a journalist based in New Delhi. CONSIDER the past and you shall know the future, says a Chinese proverb. That is something the Narendra Modi government did not keep in mind when it The architect of the salvage mission is new foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale, a seasoned China hand, who appears to be wel

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The prosecutor THE prosecutor has been under a cloud for a long time

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani on 21, July 2018

The writer is an author and a lawyer based in Mumbai. THE prosecutor has been under a cloud for a long time; of late that cloud over his office has darkened. On April 20, Maya Kodnani, a minister in Narendra Modi’s Gujarat government, was acquitted in the Naroda Patiya case in the 2002 pogrom of Muslims. Kodnani b

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Killers and Rapists of Muslim Children It is never acceptable to kill innocent

  0 comments   |     by admin on 20, July 2018

It is never acceptable to kill innocent civilians regardless of the circumstances. It is even worse if the victims are children. Yet this is precisely what is happening to civilians in many parts of the Muslim world where the US and its allies are involved. Let us begin with Afghanistan where on April 2 Afghan helicopters unleashed deadly missiles on hundreds of you

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India not yet ready to confront truth on Kashmir - UN human rights report on Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Jawed Naqvi on 18, July 2018

INDIA’s summary rejection of the UN human rights report on Kashmir has predictably found allies in the opposition parties, chiefly the Congress. This is partly because the Congress party is crammed with nationalists who are difficult to differentiate from the ruling Bharatiya Jana

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India and its colonial and antidemocratic ways in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai on 16, July 2018

This is an opportunity to explore a vexing but significant topic in the field of human rights: the Right of Self-determination. The right of self-determination has been celebrated for ages. It is a basic principle of the United Nation Charter which has been reaffirmed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and applied countless times to the settlement of inte

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Is India sharing the Ganga’s water fairly? India Complies With the 1996 Water-Sharing

  0 comments   |     by Kimberley Thomas on 14, July 2018

India complies with the 1996 water-sharing treaty most of the time, but when it doesn’t Bangladesh takes a serious hit. Does this mean the countries are cooperating or not? Kimberley Thomas, August 18, 2017  Officially, India and Bangladesh share 54 rivers, but that number is currently under review. Between 10 to 16 additional rivers are now being conside

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Women Safety in India and National Pride: Reuters Foundation Report

  0 comments   |     by Jayashubha on 13, July 2018

With the release of the report titled ‘The most dangerous countries for Women – 2018’ by Thomson Reuters foundation whi

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Three Civilians Including A Teenage Girl Killed In Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by admin on 12, July 2018

Three civilians including a teenage girl were killed allegedly in government forces action during clashes in Redwani ar

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Heating up again AS an extreme summer engulfs the Indo-Gangetic plane

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 09, July 2018

AS an extreme summer engulfs the Indo-Gangetic plane, the political temperature is also rising. The Indian defence minister’s extraordinary statement about “fighting terror with terror” amounts to an open admission of India’s role in sponsoring terrorism in Pakistan and confirms the Pakistan Army’s accusation of India’s role in th

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Islamophobia in India While we are concerned more about Islamophobia

  0 comments   |     by admin on 06, July 2018

While we are concerned more about Islamophobia in the West we have failed to see the more potent and immediate danger that emanates from India. Whereas it is commonly believed that in the West the governments would like to contain Islamophobia and take appropriate remedial measures in India there is evidence that it is state sponsored. Under Narendra Modi Islamophob

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