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What Has Neoliberal Capitalism Ever Done for India? The Demonetization Heist

  0 comments   |     by Colin Todhunter

When India ushered in neoliberal economic reforms during the early 1990s, the promise was job creation, inclusive growth and prosperity for all. But, some 25 years later, what we have seen is almost 400,000 farmers committing suicide, one of the greatest levels of inequality out of all ‘emerging’ economies, a trend towards jobless ‘growth’, an accelerating and massive il

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Indian Terrorism Against Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Waqar Ahmed

While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims that Pakistan is the hotbed of terrorism in the region, a look at India’s active role in the creation of Bangladesh is worth revealing.

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Narendra Modi Has Posed a Serious Challenge To Pakistan On Multiple Fronts

  0 comments   |     by Javed Hussain

Since his election as the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has posed a serious challenge to Pakistan on multiple fronts with dire implications for Pakistan’s security, economic prosperity, internal political stability, and cultural identity.

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Shock Doctrine at Work in India

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EXCESSES IN KASHMIR

  0 comments   |     by Dawn

Excesses in Kashmir AN Indian rights group — the Concerned Citizens Collective — that includes individuals known for taking a position on the most dangerous issues in their country, came up with a strong statement on India-held Kashmir. Coming at the end of a four-day probe, during which group members met some 150 people of various ages and from all w

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The hole in the Heart of Asia

  0 comments   |     by Peter Lee

The hole in the Heart of Asia By Peter Lee There was one word missing from Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s speech at the “Heart of Asia” conference at Amritsar concerning Afghan security and Pakist

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Tens of thousands protest against India cash ban

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Tens of thousands protest against India cash ban AFP Tens of thousands of people turned out Monday for nationwide protests against India's controversial ban on high-value banknotes, which opposition party organisers say has caused a “financi

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Dusty Memoir: “Eat Dust: Mining and Greed in Goa”

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  “Eat Dust! Eat Dust!”, chanted the villagers who had gathered in the Public Hearing by the Environment ministry on the environmental impact of a mining lease which was due to be extended. As they chanted, they tossed fistfuls of the crushed red earth in the air. They were enraged by the attitude of the governmental officials who were there to conduct the enquiry, whic

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