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LAND RIGHTS PROTESTS MET WITH MILITARY RESPONSE AND BRUTALITYE

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Land rights protests met with militarised response and brutality Arbitrary arrest and detention, shootings, tear gas, and killings. This is, how local authorities, military and police have reacted to non-violent protests of indigenous peoples throughout 2016. People were shocked by how the protesters at Standing Rock were met

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Declining Saffron Influence In Social Media by T Navin

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India’s saffron wing finally seems to be losing the war in Social Media. The foothold it had achieved in social media appears to be ending. Social Media had played an important role in widening its support base among sections of the middle class and youth. It had built up a cadre of supporters ideologically in line with the saffron forces. News sites such as opindia.com, indiaarising.com,

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Genocide Of Rohingyas In Myanmar: The Hindutva Imprints

  0 comments   |     by Shamsul Islam

Currently, one of the worst post-World War II genocides is underway in India’s neighbourhood.  In Rakhine Province of Myanmar (Burma) cleansing of people belonging to the Rohingya Tribe (mostly Muslims and few Hindus and Buddhists), has been going on for last two decades. But this cleansing project of Rohingyas is in full steam now by the Myanmar army and foot-soldiers of the Fascist

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London Institute of South Asia (LISA) concerned on threat to kill Kancha Ilaiah Sheperd

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

A powerful politician and a member of parliament in India  has issued a sermon to kill Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd. All democratic minded people should condemn and resist this open threat to one of the greatest intellectuals in India. T.G. Venaktesh, an extremist Arya Vysya leader held a press conference on 18/9/2017 in a luxury hotel in Hyderabad with an extremist, conspitorial Arya Vy

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Donald Trump's lack of understanding of the tension between India and Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Abhishek Parajuli

Donald Trump's lack of understanding of the tension between India and Pakistan risks destabilising the region Trump's speech, which asked India to ‘help more’ with Afghanistan, amounted to calling for calm while also setting the house on fire Abhishek Para

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Squeezed by an India-China Standoff, Bhutan Holds Its Breath

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Squeezed by an India-China Standoff, Bhutan Holds Its Breath Steven Lee Myers, India says it is ac

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Military conflicts to escalate if India refuses to withdraw troops

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Addressing the ongoing border face-off between China and India, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told her country’s parliament on Thursday that “all countries are in India’s support,” and said India is alert to the need to protect its security near “the border where the boundaries of China, India and Bhutan meet,” Indian media reported Thursday. She was

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Third country’s army’ could enter Kashmir at Pak’s request: Chinese media

  0 comments   |     by South Asia Monitor Staff

It’s the first time Chinese state media has brought Pakistan and Kashmir into the narrative. A “third country’s” Army could enter Kashmir at Pakistan’s request, using the “same logic” the Indian Army used to stop the Chinese military from constructing a road in the Doklam area in the Sikkim sector on behalf of Bhutan, an analyst at a Chinese think tank

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Hindu nationalism risks pushing India into war with China

  0 comments   |     by Yu Ning

India harbors deep strategic suspicion toward China. It considers China as a rival and a potential enemy. For a long time, it has hyped that China is pursuing what is called the “String of Pearls” to encircle India. Despite China’s goodwill in inviting India to join the Belt and Road initiative, India insists on interpreting the project as a part of China’s strategic con

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India's China War CIRCA 2017 ? written by Ikram Sehgal

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

A month or so ago Indian troops trespassed and forcibly halted China extending a border road through Donglang plateau (called Doklam by India) at a junction between China, Sikkim (annexed by India) and Bhutan. Sourabh Gupta says it “is wholly a matter between Beijing and Thimpu (Bhutan’s capital). Until such time, Bhutan – let alone India, which has no locus standi

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