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Blood-Spilling On the Line: ‘The future of India-Pakistan lies in the past.’

  0 comments   |     by Z.G.Muhammad

It was yet another dark day for people living on the bloody line dividing Jammu and Kashmir. On Friday, fire-spewing mortar guns that have been thunderously roaring like man eaters for past seventy years devoured ten more human beingsand wounded dozens critically- perhaps disabled for life. Four civilians including a husband and wife and a Border Security Soldier wh

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Dalits under Hindutva as the Hindu social order placed them in the category of outcastes

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao

Dalits or the untouchables in India, as the Hindu social order placed them in the category of outcastes or people with no caste have taken up Buddhism, Islam and Christianity in the long course of their history

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

  2 comments   |     by Zeeshan Ali

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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