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  • Taliban Leader Feared Pakistan Before He Was Killed0

    By CARLOTTA GALL and RUHULLAH KHAPALWAK AUG. 9, 2017 The vehicle that was carrying Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, the Taliban leader, was destroyed by a drone strike last year in Ahmad Wal, Pakistan. Credit Abdul Malik/Associated Press KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — In the hours before he was killed in an American drone strike, Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour,

  • India: Sense of fear, insecurity growing among Muslims!0

    12th Vice President of India. Image credit : Wikipedia. -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Outgoing Vice President of India and outstanding Indian educationalist Hamid Ansari has rightly said that India is fast moving toward a terrocracy* as Muslims are being targeted by a powerful section of majority Hindus, and there is a feeling of unease and

  • Silent for Decades, Chinese-Indians Interned at Deoli After 1962 War Are Ready to Speak0

    By Devirupa Mitra on 11/08/2017 The former internees settled in Canada and the US will hold a peaceful demonstration before the Indian high commission in Ottawa on August 24. A memorial in Canada for the Chinese-Indian internees of Deoli. Credit: Facebook/Association of India Deoli Camp Internees 1962 New Delhi: In two weeks, a group of elderly Chinese-Indians

  • Human Security Challenges in India1

    By Huma Tariq Due to its fastest growing economy, India is home to the world’s richest people, but it is also a home to the world’s poorest people because its wealth is hardly redistributed across the population. According to World Bank Ranking, India is in top ten growing economies of the world. India’s economic prospects

  • The Sinister Origins Of The World Bank & IMF0

    The unwritten goal of the World Bank and the IMF – one that has been enforced with a vengeance – has been to integrate countries into the capitalist world economy. Despite all the rhetoric about development and the alleviation of poverty, the central function of these multilateral lending institutions has been to draw the rulers

  • A Story of Racism in India0

    A Story of Racism in India By Sadiya Abubakar on 10/08/2017 They look at us with eyes that say ‘I know you are an African, you are poor, you were once slaves and now you have come here for salvation from poverty’ – that is the only image of Africa Indians have. African students in Bangalore

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  • Sri Lanka’s Muslims bloodied by Buddhism

    By Ana Pararajasingham June 20, 2019 Sri Lanka has become more fragile, fractured and polarized following the Easter Sunday bomb attacks as the country’s Muslims are harassed and subjected to violence by mobs of Sinhala Buddhists who form the majority of the island’s population. Although those targeted by jihadist violence on Easter Sunday were the

  • Bangladesh And Revenge Politics: To What End?

    “Revenge, the sweetest morsel to mouth that ever was cooked in hell.” ~Sir Walter Scott from The Heart Of Mid-Lothian Revenge politics has long been the bedrock of Sheikh Hasina’s personal and political motto and raison d’etre. The people of Bangladesh are well aware of this unwelcome fact, which has, very regrettably, become mundane in

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