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The Army as the Politicians Human Shield? Video Clip of a Civilian

  0 comments   |     by S G Vombatkere

Army using ‘ human shields ‘ is not just a problem of ‘ inhuman ‘ approach but it is a political failure. Army is an instrument in the hands of political bosses. By using such tactics, it is trying to escape death but the main problem lies with the rulers who are utterly insensitive to Kashmiris demands. There is almost no sign of unconditional talks with all p

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China Reinforces Border Claims within Days of Dalai Lama’s Visit

  0 comments   |     by Abdus Sattar Ghazali

Visit of dalai lama to arunachal Pradesh is being viewed by China as a politically provocative move. India should have restricted his visit to non- disputed areas as he has been more of political dissenter rather than a religious head. On his part, dalai lama should have explicitly stated that his visit was connected with religious purpose. The visit has complicated relations politica

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Kashmir erupts after Hizbul Mujahideen chief shot dead

  0 comments   |     by J Ali

Kashmir erupts after Hizbul Mujahideen chief shot dead Jehangir Ali   SRINAGAR: Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in India-held Kashmir after a top commander from the largest group in the disputed region was killed in a gun battle with government forces on Saturda

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Trump.Israel and Saudi Arabai

  0 comments   |     by Dr Chandra Muzaffar

Trump, Israel And Saudi Arabia: Targeting Iran  Dr Chandra Muzaffar

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Jadhav’s Appeal - Indian State itself May Invoke Section 84 CPC

  0 comments   |     by Ahmer Bilal Soofi

THERE are two avenues available to Kulbhushan Jadhav and India if they want to challenge his conviction. One, Jadhav himself may file a writ petition for which he would need to obtain a no-objection certificate from the federal government as per the requirement of Section 83 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC). The second option is that the Indian state itself may invoke Section 84 CPC a

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US Paper Asks India to End Rights’ Violations in Kashmir

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WASHINGTON: Pressure is mounting on India over human rights abuses in Kashmir. After a recent US State Department report on Human rights violations by Indian forces in Kashmir, top US newspaper the New York Times has also warned that Indian democracy may lose its credibility in the face of abuses in Kashmir. In its hard-hitting editorial, the US paper said the Indian army “reached

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India Faces a New Challenge: Jihadist Radicalization Insurgency in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Vinay KAURA

Jihadist terrorism in India is on the verge of acquiring a global footprint, as radicalization and recruitment have become more sophisticated thanks to social media and the Internet. This marks a clear departure from the past when jihadist terrorism was almost synonymous with the insurgency in Kashmir. It was often held that ideologically motivated Islamist terror had bypassed mainland

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Kashmir in Revolt - Schoolgirls in Uniform Rushed out of a Higher

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani

ON April 24, schoolgirls in uniform rushed out of a higher secondary school, picked up whatever they could lay their hands on, and started hurling the projectiles on police vans. This was in the busy Lal Chowk area the commercial hub of Srinagar. The people have shed fear of the gun and approach security forces and police defiantly. They chased the police vans, booed the policemen and shouted &

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Shiv Sena’s Threats - Tensions Between Pakistan and India

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THAT tensions between Pakistan and India flare up from time to time is a damaging, decades-long reality. Quite apart from diplomatic relations, however, in recent years a trend of pettiness has emerged, particularly across the border, that is deeply disturbing. In the latest of display of such disgraceful hostility, a group of 50 Pakistani students and their teachers were forced to return home

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Hindutva And The Idea of Humanity - Yogi Adityanath

  0 comments   |     by Nivedita Dwivedi

“Hindutva rashtra ki sanchetna hai. Is par prahaar mahapralay ko aamantran hai”. This is a statement that figures on the front page of the official website of the new Chief Minister of UP, Yogi Adityanath. I will attempt to unravel and decipher this statement in order to understand its meaning and import better. The first thing that is clear from the above statement, and its appeara

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