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  • Hindu fundamentalism more threatening than Islamic terrorism:Ramachandra Guha0

    Hindu fundamentalism more threatening than Islamic terrorism:Ramachandra Guha 16 Mar 2016 04:03 PM, IST Ramachandra Guha (Photo – www.youtube.com) New Delhi, March 16: Describing BJP president Amit Shah and Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan as the most “dangerous politicians in the country,” historian and author Ramachandra Guha has cautioned that India needs to be vigilant

  • Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya issue’ is a regional refugee crisis – ASEAN must intervene

    Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya issue’ is a regional refugee crisis – ASEAN must intervene0

    Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya issue’ is a regional refugee crisis – ASEAN must intervene DB Subedi, University of New England In June 2012, communal riots between Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine Buddhists first erupted in the state of Rakhine. After the subsequent government crackdown and “persecution” of the area’s Rohingya, state-sponsored violence induced forced displacements of this

  • Katchatheevu should be brought back to Indian control in order to ensure safe fishing by Indians!0

    Katchatheevu should be brought back to Indian control in order to ensure safe fishing by Indians! -Dr. Abdul Ruff _____ Abstract (Lankan state murders and attacks on Indian fishermen over fishing rights!) Katchatheevu, an uninhabited small islet in the Palk Strait, is the centre of a long-standing dispute between the fishermen of Tamil Nadu and

  • TREACHERY UNDERLYING INDO-US NUCLEAR DEAL0

    TREACHERY UNDERLYING INDO-US NUCLEAR DEAL By: Ali Raza In wake of the provisions of US – India Nuclear Deal, which was cleverly and cunningly negotiated by India, US approached the Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG), and successfully managed to obtain a nuclear waiver for India to conduct nuclear trade with other countries despite the fact that

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  • Geo-economic Significance of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    Geo-economic Significance of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank0

    Since the dawn of civilization, except for the last 250 years, Asia had half the world’s wealth and two centres of gravity – China and India. With Asia estimated to possess two-thirds of global GPD in 2050, because of favourable demographics India has the potential to overtake the United States and once again become the

  • Pakistan’s Promises Will Remain Unfulfilled

    Pakistan’s Promises Will Remain Unfulfilled0

    Pakistan remains unwilling to change the substance of its policy on terrorism even as it tries to reassure the international community that it is ready for a drastic transformation. Several recent developments affirm the Pakistani military’s belief that cosmetic changes or words alone will suffice to convince others, especially the U.S., that Pakistan is serious

  • Three Ways on How ISIS Can Make Inroads in South Asia

    Three Ways on How ISIS Can Make Inroads in South Asia0

      Recent weeks have brought a bevy of news headlines attesting to the rising profile of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in South Asia. The group’s literature has circulated in Pakistan, and its flags have been spotted in Kashmir. Several Pakistani militant commanders expressed their allegiance to ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Alleged

  • Flashpoints from Indo-US Nuclear Deal for Business

    Flashpoints from Indo-US Nuclear Deal for Business0

    The India-U.S. nuclear agreement represents a $17 billion opportunity for Indian business. It will also help India secure fuel for its indigenous reactors, and contribute to cheap and plentiful energy. But a major concern remains—will these projects be efficiently executed? With the U.S.-India nuclear agreement clearing two major hurdles on 25 January—civil nuclear liability and

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