• Germany charges man with spying for Indian intelligence0

    Suspect was in regular contact with Germany-based intelligence officer and passed on information, prosecutors say. 2 August 2020 Members of the Sikh community centre in Essen, Western Germany eat on April 21, 2016 [File: Patrik Stollarz/AFP]   German prosecutors have charged an Indian man with spying on the Sikh community and Kashmir activists in Germany

    READ MORE
  • Kashmir; A year after0

    in India — by Shafi Ahmad — August 2, 2020 In about a week’s time abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcating of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir will complete one year. The ruling party of India BJP has decided to celebrate the event in a big way. It was 5th August 2019 when Indian

    READ MORE
  • ‘Forced decoupling’ of economies will hurt both, China warns India0

    China advocates win-win cooperation and opposes a zero-sum game,” Ambassador Sun Weidong wrote on Twitter. Photo: Reuters Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong has warned India that a “forced decoupling” of their economies would only lead to a “lose-lose” outcome. The Chinese ambassador said Beijing was not a strategic threat to New Delhi and that the “general

    READ MORE
  • Did India attack China by proxy in Pakistan?0

    Balochistan Liberation Army’s recent attack on Pakistan’s China-run stock exchange reputedly orchestrated by Delhi to hit Beijing by FM Shakil July 29, 2020 Balochistan Liberation Army fighters at an undisclosed location in a file photo. The group recently claimed responsibility for a June 29 attack on Pakistan’s stock market in Karachi. Photo: AFP PESHAWAR –

    READ MORE
  • “Isn’t there justice?”: With another raid in a Budgam village, residents feel helpless0

    By   Fahad Shah     26 Jul 2020 Ghulam Mohiudin Dar, whose three sons were detained by the police in Budgam district of Central Kashmir on Saturday late night. Photograph by Anis Wani for The Kashmir Walla Nasrullahpora, Budgam: On Sunday afternoon, fifty-eight-year old Ghulam Mohiudin Dar was lying under a blanket in a room, writhing

    READ MORE
  • Bangladesh: So what’s the point of journalism then?0

    Prothom Alo    28 July 2020 Sohrab Hassan This year’s slogan for World Press Freedom Day is ‘Journalism without fear or favour’. However, those of us involved in journalism in Bangladesh, cannot say with conviction that we are able to practice journalism fearlessly. We are hounded by fear, both within the law and extrajudicially too.

    READ MORE
  • BANGLADESH: Death threats against a blogger accused of “defaming Islam”0

    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls of the withdrawal of all charges against Asaduzzaman Noor, a dissident Bangladeshi blogger better known as Asad Noor, and condemns acts of intimidation targeting him and his family in the latest of many hate campaigns against him that is receiving high-level encouragement. Asad Noor, who has lived in hiding for the

    READ MORE
  • The Choices We Make Will Determine the Future of The Maldives0

    Photo: Beach erosion, flooding, increased groundwater salination of groundwater, and unpredictable weather is already causing both floods and droughts. Photo: UNDP Maldives 27 July 2020 Viewpoint by Kanni Wignaraja and Akiko Fujii Ms Kanni Wignaraja is UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific. Ms Akiko Fujii is Resident Representative, UNDP

    READ MORE
  • India Confronted with ‘Infodemic’0

    Photo: India reported a record daily jump in the number of novel coronavirus cases on June 19 as Chennai locked down following fresh outbreaks there. Source: bdnews24.com 27 July 2020 Viewpoint by Usha M Rodrigues, Deakin University VICTORIA, Australia (IDN) – India is now the third most impacted country by COVID-19, with cases nearing 900,000

    READ MORE
  • Bangladesh signals shift towards China, Pakistan: report0

     26 Jul 2020 The comments about the state of bilateral ties are timely as Hasina Hasina received a phone call from Prime Minister Khan on Wednesday. — Photo courtesy Reuters/File NEW DELHI: A prominent newspaper of Bangladesh has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina did not meet India’s high commissioner despite repeated requests for a meeting

    READ MORE
  • Lord Ram: Where was He Born?0

    July 26, 2020    A mob of Hindu zealots surrounds Babri Masjid in Ayodhya which was demolished on December 6, 1992. Ram Puniyani | Clarion India As the foundation stone of temple in the name of Lord Ram is being planned at the site where Babri Masjid once stood (August 5, 2020) , two new

    READ MORE
  • Iran jolts India to activate US sanctions loophole0

    Tehran threatens to pass over India for China, seeking to reactivate the Chabahar port investment project by Kaveh Afrasiabi July 24, 2020   Asia Times Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inspects a guard of honor during a ceremonial reception at the Indian Presidential palace in New Delhi on February 17, 2018. Photo: Money Sharma/AFP Earlier this month,

    READ MORE
  • China and India: Better Jaw-Jaw Than War-War0

    By Baohui Zhang        22 July 2020 SYNOPSIS The deadly clash between China and India in the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, has heightened the probability of war along their border. In fact, they are trapped in the most dangerous great power relationship in the world. China and India must engage each other more, not

    READ MORE
  • Religious Discrimination Is Hindering The COVID-19 Response0

    By  newsamericas   July 20, 2020 News Americas, Mon. July 20, 2020: Unintended pandemic-like consequences from the COVID-19 have been striking the globe. With the unclear root cause of the disease, minority groups have become the target of the blame with the spread of the crisis. “When people with prejudices are worried and feel that they have

    READ MORE

SAJ on Facebook

SAJ Socials

   

Top Authors