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Musings On The Eve Of Hindu Rashtra - Blood Stained Corner

  0 comments   |     by Satya Sagar

You can smell it at a distance, in the burnt out, blackened frames of torched homes and vehicles from yet another communal pogrom. You can see it in the blood stained corner of a railway platform, still fresh from a recent lynching. And you can hear it in the guttural cries of the frenzied, saffron swathed mobs, pledging murder all the way to their cherished goals. Welcome, to the sight

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SINO-INDIAN TENSIONS - India Over the Dalai Lama's Visit

  0 comments   |     by Waqar K Kauravi and Umar Waqar

As reported by Economic Times , China has for the first time announced "standardised" official names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, days after it lodged strong protests with India over the Dalai Lama's visit to the frontier state. The move was aimed at reaffirming China's claim over the state. China claims the state as 'South Tibet'. India has dismissed the renamin

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The CPEC Factor in the Chinese-Indian Relations

  0 comments   |     by Vladimir Terekhov

The ambitious project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has been repeatedly discussed in NEO, is gradually moving to the center stage in the troubled bilateral relations between the two Asian giants – China and India. It should be reminded that we are talking about the construction of transport (rail and road) infrastructure with a total length of almost 1,500

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Umbrella Politics of Hindutva - Marginalisation of Muslims

  0 comments   |     by Apoorvanand

India is changing in significant ways. Marginalisation of Muslims, the largest minority in the country, has often been discussed in this context. This marginalisation is getting more and more pronounced with successive elections. The resounding victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the political arm of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), an organisation committed to turning In

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Hinduism and Terror - Hindu Extremists and Their Allies

  0 comments   |     by Paul Marshall

Since September 11, 2001, the world’s attention has properly been focused on the violence of Islamic extremism, but there are also major violent trends in Hindu extremism that have largely been ignored in the United States. In India, this violence is supported by Hindu extremists and their allies in the Indian government, which is currently led by the Bharatiya Janata Party. One r

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India and Israel Start to See Enemies Within Cultural Revolutions

  0 comments   |     by Pankaj Mishra

Cultural revolutions are underway in two nation-states -- India and Israel -- founded by secular nationalists in the late 1940s. Right-wing demagogues, emerging in both countries from among previously unrepresented masses, seek to forge a new national identity by stigmatizing particular religious and secular groups.  There are eerie similarities between the Hindu thugs who assault

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India’s Intrusiveness in Pakistan’s Affairs - Muhammad Ali Jinnah

  0 comments   |     by Asif Haroon Raja

India’s Invasive Acts after Partition When Pakistan came into being on August 14, 1947 under the sagacious leadership of Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Indian leaders didn’t reconcile with moth eaten Pakistan that had been treacherously slashed by the conniving Mountbatten and Radcliffe. They considered it as vivisection of Mahabharata. Believing in Chana

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A New Face of Resistance - Kashmiris Girls are on the Streets

  0 comments   |     by Murtaza Shibli

The Kashmiris girls are on the streets of Indian-Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and this is big news. Clad in their shining white uniforms and neatly-tucked dupattas or black jellabiyas    with headscarves wrapped around their heads, these girl students have captivated audiences at home and abroad for several weeks as they are seen challenging the brutal architecture of the Indian oc

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India warns China over border road 'security' threat

  0 comments   |     by AFP

India warns China over border road 'security' threat AFP India condemned a new road that China is building on the rivals' Himalayan border on Friday, saying it raises “serious security” concerns. The two sides are trading increasingly stern diplomatic warnings over the new hotspot, a re

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