• Will India Soon Erupt Into Religious-Based Politics?0

    • Blog
    • November 12, 2017

    Why you should care Because the world’s largest democracy has stood as a beacon of pluralism for seven decades. For 70-year-old Haji Mehboob, born and raised in the north Indian city of Ayodhya, the sight of Yogi Adityanath, the state chief minister, visiting his hometown brings back memories of a period 25 years ago, when

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    • Blog
    • November 12, 2017

    Delhi and most of north India have been enveloped by polluted air for the past few days, leaving people gasping for breath. The pollution problem is attributed largely to stubble burning in nearby Punjab and Haryana states. There are two main growing seasons in Punjab and Haryana; one from May to September and another from

  • Pakistan’s Tanzeem-e-Islami and Its Troublesome Extremist Links0

    By: Farhan Zahid November 10, 2017  A number of Pakistan’s Islamist organizations that agitate for the establishment of an Islamic caliphate but profess to be non-violent are finding renewed prominence, a concerning result of the surfacing of Islamic State’s (IS) local chapter, Wilayat-e-Khurasan. Islamist organizations such as Hizb ut Tahrir, Jamaat ul Momineena and Tanzeem-e-Islami


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  • As an Indian, I am not proud: Amartya Sen

    August 20, 2019 Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen on Monday criticised the Narendra Modi-led administration’s decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and split the region into two Union Territories, NDTV reported. “I don’t think ultimately you will have any resolution in Kashmir without democracy,” the 85-year-old economist said, adding that the Centre’s decision

  • Was India Behind 2009 Border Guards Massacre in Bangladesh?

    August 17, 2019 B.Z. Khasru Public speculation by many, including the prime minister herself, termed the tragedy as an external conspiracy. One explanation for the mutiny was that the rebel soldiers opened fire on their officers when they dismissed appeals for better pay. The viciousness of the mutiny convinced many Bangladeshis that something more than

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