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  • Nepal Rejects New Indian Map Over Kalapani Territory0

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    • November 10, 2019

    By GreatGameIndia -November 7, 2019 The Government of India released a new political map of India after two new Union Territories – Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh came into existence on October 31, 2019. Nepal has rejected this new Indian map over Kalapani territory disputed since the treaty signed between British East India Company and Nepal. The Foreign Ministry said

  • India: Now That Title Suit Is Resolved, Can We Talk About Babri Masjid Demolition Case?0

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    • November 10, 2019

    It has been more than six months since the deadline fixed by the Supreme Court, and the trial into the alleged criminal conspiracy has yet to be concluded. Mahtab Alam 10 November 2019 New Delhi: On April 17 2017, in an extraordinary order concerning the Babri Masjid demolition case, the Supreme Court of India directed a

  • As Hindus rejoice, Muslim reaction mixed over Ayodhya verdict0

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    • November 9, 2019

    India’s top court allows Hindus to build temple on disputed holy site while promising Muslims land elsewhere for mosque. by Akash Bisht 9 November 2019 Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India – There was heightened security inAyodhya, a town in north India, ahead of the Supreme Court’s verdict on a site claimed by both Muslims and Hindus. Early on Saturday, the town looked

Commentary

  • Salvaging international law: The best of bad options0

    By James M. Dorsey 8 November 2019 A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Spreaker, Pocket Casts, Tumblr, Podbean, Audecibel, Patreon and Castbox. These are uncertain times with trade wars, regional conflicts and increased abuse of human and minority rights pockmarking the transition from a unipolar to a

  • India: Ayodhya Issue – Social Verdict to be Watched for!0

    by Nilofar Suhrawardy 8 November 2019 Notwithstanding speculations and apprehensions voiced about the possible tension that Supreme Court’s verdict on the controversial Ayodhya-issue lead to, certain things cannot be ignored. Prior to elaborating to further on this, it may be noted that Ayodhya-issue refers to a dispute over a religious site in Uttar Pradesh (UP),

  • Book review: The battle for Pakistan – Author Shuja Nawaz0

    by Arnold Zeitlin 7 November 2019 The tale has been often told: the U.S.-Pakistan-relationship was founded on the misunderstanding that never has been resolved and, perhaps, has been deliberately maintained. In the mid-1950s, the American secretary of state, John Foster Dulles, saw Pakistan as a South Asian bulwark against the Soviet Union. Field Marshall Ayub

  • Was Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar a Hindu?0

    At a time Hindu/Hindutva revivalist propaganda has triggered a similar trend in defence of Tamil culture and identity, both inside the country and outside, saffronisation of Thiruvalluvar goes deeper than a political issue and/or gimmick, says N Sathiya Moorthy N Sathiya Moorthy Rediff.com 6 November 2019  An avoidable controversy has arisen over the religious identity

  • Nepal: Time to End Pompous VIP Culture0

    by Laabhesh Thapa 7 November 2019 In recent incident, People had showed their anger for the VIP culture in Nepal, where people had to wait for hours to pass the motorcade of the president and there was a question raised over the difference between the democracy and the rule of monarch as VIP culture is

  • The Booming Political Industry: References of Nepal0

    by Hari Prasad Shrestha 7 November 2019 Introduction The two-party domination or duopoly trend has been strongly rooted in politics of majority developed and developing countries. Currently duopoly has been divided into two political philosophies – the hardliner and relatively soft-liner, and the ruling parties seem to be more despotic compared to the oppositions. Parties

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