Human Rights in South Asia

An Open Letter To Rashtriya Muslim Manch Of RSS On Its Plan To Hoist Tricolour At Madrasaas

  0 comments   |     by Communal Harmony - by Shamsul Islam

As per press reports Rashtriya Muslim Manch is to hoist National Flag; the Tricolour at some madrasaas across the country on Independence Day. Since your organization, a creation of RSS, has taken a unilateral decision we would like to ask few related questions. Before taking up the task of hoisting our National Flag on madrasaas you must prove your credentials regarding loyalty

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Kashmir: Siege Without End! - Kashmir First, in Greater Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Mohammad Ashraf

Last Sunday when I logged into the Facebook, it came up with my memory of the year 2010. It was an article titled “The Stubborn Delhi” which I had written for my column, Kashmir First, in Greater Kashmir. Somehow the software in the Facebook seemed to have very good intelligence as the article was very much relevant t

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A Season of Loss in Kashmir - Why is it that the deaths in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Wajahat Habibullah | Via The Hindu

For days after the killing of Burhan Wani, every TV channel rang with acrimonious debate. Wani was described by India as a terrorist and by Pakistan as a martyr. The media resounded to argument and indignation. The number of dead and injured continued to rise relentlessly. Among the ea

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MESSAGE FROM THE EDITORS- NEW DALIT MOVEMENT

  0 comments   |     by Editor

SIGNS OF A NEW DALIT MOVEMENT Today is India's 70th Independence day. In a historic rally in Una, Gujarat, where 7 dalits were publicly flogged for skinning a dead cow Dalits vowed never to do sanitation work and never to dispose off dead cattle ever again. Perhaps a new era is born in India, or the beginning of a new independence movement for Dalits?

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Kashmiris observe Indian Independence Day as Black day

  0 comments   |     by S A Gardezi

Kashmiris observe Indian Independence Day as black day By Syed Abbad Gardezi

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Questioning The Urban, Mainstream Perception Of Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Suraj Kumar Thube

The Kashmir unrest refuses to show any signs of decline. Innocent Kashmiris are getting caught unawares to the incessant sprinkling of pellets toward them. The hyper patriot news channels look all but certain to mobilize people to attack the numero uno rogue State of South Asia. And in response, the equally genuflecting audience f

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Modi Says “Shoot”! But Whom? Narendra Modi’s high octane poll campaign

  0 comments   |     by Samar

Narendra Modi’s high octane poll campaign was littered with the promise of Development, with a capital D. Big business, in India and abroad, had bought his promise too. And now, after a little more than 2 years old premiership, the developments under his watch have rattled most of them. The ‘developments’ were not the “development” they were looking for. Further, t

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New York Times Calls Modi's Silence Shameful. The NY Times did exactly that today

  0 comments   |     by Samar

In India — by Samar — August 5, 2016 One doesn’t often see a respected international media house asking a democratic republic’s prime minister to break his silence in an editorial. Even more rare is it to see this “silence&r

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Disowning Actions But Owning Ideology: RSS And Gujarat Events in Annihilate Caste

  0 comments   |     by T Navin

It has now become a pattern for RSS to disown its own actions which emanate from its divisive Hindutva mindset. The RSS plays the game of association and disassociation. It associates with masses and its own saffron network and spreads hatred through multiple ways till an event occurs. It continues to promote a divisive mindset till then. However, as protests arise and their actions become unpo

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Kashmir: An Impasse In Collective Conscience in kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Suraj Kumar Thube

One more uprising in the Kashmir valley, one more scenario where people suddenly realize the gravity of the issue is here. The political ferment is ubiquitous, the ham handed approach of the State is self evident and the multiple local stakeholders have found themselves in a state of profound chaos and bewilderment. The lack of a genuine platform for a robust, feasible discussion and debate is

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