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Bhutan’s Restive Indian Neighborhood

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Bhutan’s Restive Indian Neighborhood Political turbulence and separatist violence in the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal are impacting the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, notes one Bhutanese analyst. | Via The Bhutanese Bhutan, for quite some time has been affected by the lawlessness, political turbulence and violence in its border regions with the Indian states of Assam and West Beng

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The killing fields of Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Aijaz Zaka Syed

The killing fields of Kashmir By Aijaz Zaka Syed Dubai eye The writer is a Middle East based columnist. Kashmir is on the boil again. What happened in Handwara on Tuesday was hardly unusual. Three people were gunned down – two boys and an old woman – because the security forces decided to defend themselves against unarmed civilians, who were protesting against the alleged molestatio

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True deterrence

  0 comments   |     by Raashid Wali Janjua

Pakistan’s nuclear odyssey was a direct consequence of India crossing the nuclear Rubicon. Its nuclear programme was a defensive response to security paranoia, spawned by India’s role in the dismemberment of the country in 1971. India’s testing of a nuclear device in 1974 was the last straw. Against a clear and present danger to the nation, Pakistan was already mu

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The curious case of the Indian spy

  0 comments   |     by Sehar Kamran

“All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations.” –Article 2(4), United Nations Charter. On 27th March 2016, a man was arrested from the Saravan border crossing over into

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Forgetting Kashmir

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The Pakistani Ambassador to the US very intelligently announced to the world, that a settlement of the Kashmir dispute would inevitably lead to decreased militancy in the region. This might be the only way to draw Western attention to the Kashmir issue, which it has turned a blind eye to since the independence of both India and Pakistan in 1947. While tracing the history of extremi

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The curious case of the Indian spy

  0 comments   |     by Sehar Kamran

The curious case of the Indian spy Sehar Kamran “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations.” –Article 2(4), United Nations Charter. On 27th March 2016, a man was arrested from the

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Identity crisis

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani

Identity crisis A.G. Noorani THE deep divide between the forces of Indian nationalism and Hindu nationalism did much to thwart the movement for India’s independence. That divide has now come to the fore and threatens to subvert India’s secular constitution. Well before Quaid-i-Azam propounded the two-nation theory in 1939 and the Muslim League adopted the Pakistan Resolution in 1940

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Hate As Harmony: Law And Order Under Saffrons

  0 comments   |     by Subhash Gatade

Hate As Harmony: Law And Order Under Saffrons By Subhash Gatade Muslims were equated to “demons” and “descendants of Ravana”, and warned of a “final battle”, as the Sangh Parivar held a condolence meeting here for VHP worker Arun Mahaur, who was killed last week allegedly by some Muslim youths. Among those present on the dais were Union Minister of State, HRD

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BARBARIANS INSIDE THE GATES!

  1 comments   |     by IKRAM SEHGAL

BARBARIANS INSIDE THE GATES! IKRAM SEHGAL Explosives packed with ball bearings, nails, iron filings, etc ripped through the families gathered in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore to celebrate Easter Sunday on March 27, taking more than 70 lives (including 29 children) and 300 injured, among them an unusually high number of women and children. Claiming responsibility for the horror, a splinter

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Caste, The Hound Still Hungry With Lips Jutting Out

  1 comments   |     by V Maharathi

Caste, The Hound Still Hungry With Lips Jutting Out By V. Maharathi What 'colour' is to the US, caste is to India. For India, caste has been the most decisive and destructive bane from time immemorial. In The Future Results of British Rule in India, Karl Marx rightly branded the Indian caste as “the most decisive impediment to India’s progress and power”. Well! While India now

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