• Lending supports to Baloch movement0

    by Nava Thakuria 18 November 2019 As India has addressed the decades-long Kashmir problems, the focus has been shifted to Balochistan along with Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit. Slowly but steadily, the support waves to Baloch people for their mission to make Balochistan a sovereign nation, are incasing. From the political class to civil

  • Sri Lanka: Who lost the most, Sajith or the TNA?1

    N Sathiya Moorthy 17 November 2019 While it is celebrations time for Team Gota and retrospection time for Camp Sajith, it may well be introspection time for the minority communities and their polity that backed the latter – only to lament their decisions within. The list of course includes Muslim and Upcountry Tamil parties in

  • India-Bangladesh Relations: Risks of a Fallout Over the NRC0

    November 14, 2019 by Indrajit Sharma When Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi last month, she raised concerns over the National Register of Citizens (NRC), India’s attempt to identify “illegal immigrants” in the northeastern state of Assam that borders Bangladesh. These comments are only the most recent

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  • Remembering Ziaur Rahman, the Leader that “lifted the nation to its feet”

    By Adil Khan   3 June 2021 Four decades ago, on 30th May 1981, Ziaur Rahman, the then president of Bangladesh who was popularly known as “General Zia” was murdered, aged 45, in a military coup in the port city of Chittagong. Ziaur Rahman, a valiant freedom fighter took over the leadership of Bangladesh in 1976

  • Bangladesh: When journalism is criminalised

    Rozina Islam has been arrested for a standard journalistic practice in Bangladesh — she should be applauded, not prosecuted. David Bergman May 20, 2021 Rozina Islam, a senior journalist from the leading newspaper Prothom Alo is taken to jail on 18th May 2011 following a court hearing after being detained by the police for alleged

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