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Editorial LISA Journal Issue-24

  0 comments   |     by Lisa on 30, October 2012

Currently there are important geostrategic changes taking place in South Asia. After decades of mistrust and hostility, Russia and Pakistan are now seeing the enormous strategic benefits of a bilateral relationship. In this fast-changing and evolving international scenario, Russian interests in Pakistan are beginning to unfold. Though President Putin could not visit Pakistan in early Octob

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Temples, toilets and India’s shame

  0 comments   |     by Amrit Dhillon on 15, October 2012

Few things make one flinch like travelling on an early-morning Indian train and seeing people relieve themselves beside the tracks. Seeing this most private act performed in public triggers spasms of revulsion. Sometimes, when they hear the train approaching, these poor squatting individuals scuttle quickly into a nearby bush in a hopeless attempt to hide their backsides – an

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Indian Author Wins Prestigious International Book Award

  0 comments   |     by Lisa on 11, September 2012

Noted Indian freelance journalist and human rights activist Oliver D’Souza has won the prestigious London Institute Of South Asia (LISA) Book Of The Year Award for 2011-12 for his book ‘Truth About Dalits’. LISA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2011-12

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The Real Face of India

  0 comments   |     by - on 11, September 2012

VT Rajshekar a man of distinction and a champion of Dalits rights in India hit the headlines last week by revealing the actual perpetrators of Bombay Attacks.  London Institute of South Asia (LISA) arranged an exclusive one on one interview with him thr

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CASTE WARS IN INDIA

  0 comments   |     by - on 10, August 2012

A woman in a brightly coloured sari crawls through a field of goats and cows with her gun at the ready. She is from India's poorest caste - the 'untouchables' - who have long been at the bottom of the heap. They are fighting back. Young 'untouchable' women are learning to kill. They a

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Syrian Rebels Are Servants of the Crusaders

  0 comments   |     by George Galloway British MP on 01, August 2012

Frankness and honesty in the main stream media are not common in the West. Please hear the short address of George Galloway via link provided below. He is addressing the Arabs but for people of all other origins consider that George Galloway is addressing you instead of the Arabs (Pakistanis, Bengalis, Dalits, Naxalite, Sikhs, Kashmiris, Afghans, etc. His message in brief: “You hav

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Democracy And Slaughter In Burma: Gold Rush Overrides Human Rights

  0 comments   |     by Ramzy Baroud on 31, July 2012

United Nation’s (UN) silence over the ongoing bloodshed against Muslim in Burma reflects the true face of this organisation. It is gripped with the crisis in Syria at the behest of USA. Unconfirmed but fairly authentic reports indicate that so far

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STOP KILLING OF MUSLIMS IN ASSAM

  0 comments   |     by Lisa on 29, July 2012

In the last one week we have witnessed the tragedy of nearly 200,000 people belonging to the Bodo and the Muslim communities, being forced to flee from their homes and villages. Currently they stand internally displaced, and are scarred and traumatized. Official figures state that around 41 people have lost their lives so far, while unofficial estimates from the grounds are much higher. More th

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“Bring ’em on!” – US tells Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by MK Bhadrakumar on 21, July 2012

Is the United States starting a low-intensity war against Pakistan? The signs look ominous. The relentless drone attacks through the recent months are destabilizing Pakistan’s tribal areas, especially the areas adjacent to the border with Afghanistan. The US’ excuse is that the drones are hunting down the militants belonging to the so-called Haqqani group. But they are causing a lot

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Islamabad firm on Iranian gas

  0 comments   |     by Syed Fazl-e-Haider on 21, July 2012

KARACHI - The possible entry of Russia into the proposed Iran-Pakistan (IP) project has raised concerns in Washington, which is strongly opposed to gas imports from Iran. Russia is ready to finance and build not only the IP pipeline but also the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline under a government-to-government deal reached between Islamabad and Moscow last month. US A

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