• It Takes More Than Guns to Kill a Man0

    • Blog
    • February 12, 2018

    By Mahtab Alam on 11/02/2018 Eight years after Mumbai-based lawyer Shahid Azmi was shot dead, many Muslim youth are following in his footsteps and fighting for justice for the terror accused. Shahid Azmi. Credit: Youtube While gunning down Mumbai-based lawyer Shahid Azmi on February 11, 2010, his killers must have thought that this act would

  • Indian govt admits rise in religion-based hate crime0

    • Blog
    • February 12, 2018

    Pro-Hindu ruling party accused of fanning the flames of violence against religious minorities Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses India’s parliament on Feb. 7. Statistics show a surge in religion-based hate crimes since Modi came to power in 2014. (Video grab photo by IANS) reporter, New Delhi India February 9, 2018 India’s pro-Hindu government has presented detailed

  • More young Kashmiris join Islamic militancy0

    • Blog
    • February 12, 2018

    India’s only Muslim-majority state records 40 percent increase in youths taking up separatist cause Police officer Munir Ahmed Khan addresses a press conference in Srinagar on Feb. 8 after police arrested five people accused of helping a Pakistani terrorist escape from a Srinagar hospital. Reports show a surge in local people joining militants to fight


  • India’s Teflon Man0

    By Michael Kugelman   13/2/2018 Winter 2018 On November 8, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a sudden and shocking address about a new, high-risk policy—one that would dominate discussions in India for weeks. He told his nation that a radical new demonetization policy would be implemented to rein in the problem of black market money.

  • Series of health camps for media fraternity rolls on0

      By Nava Thakuria A unique weekly healthcare initiative has been taken up by a press club in northeast India, where practicing physicians are being invited to the club premises for preliminary free health screening and ensuing consultations. Various physical tests of weight, hypertension, blood sugar, hemoglobin, bone density, pulmonary function, thyroid level, etc. are

  • Illegal Mining: a Headache For Afghanistan Government, International And Local Investors 0

    February 12, 2018, Mohammad Ismail Amin Afghanistan’s mining industry is extraordinarily important for the country’s economy, setting up thousands of employment and contributing a broadly economic growth but mining can be immensely harmful if it is not regulated properly-as ran a vital range of abuses and disasters around the country. Also with a range of

  • Kashmir Conflict and Dynamics of Regional Security0

    by Asma Khalid 12/2/2018 Ever since the creation of Pakistan and the ensuing problem of the accession of the Princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmiri people have been suffering under the unjust Indian occupation. Despite India’s military and political maneuvers in the occupied Kashmir, the majority of the local population has been seeking

  • The Dangers of Nuclear Proliferation: Perspectives on South Asia0

    Background* With the May 1998 explosions of multiple atomic devices first by India and then by Pakistan, both countries became overtly nuclear after long years of ambiguity. This action on the part of both countries shocked the international community, but it was not altogether unexpected given their not-so-secret efforts at nuclearization over the past few

  • Ensuring safe return of the Rohingyas0

    Hussain Imam  February 06, 2018  The ongoing Rohingya crisis is probably one of the worst human tragedies of the 21st century the world community, particularly Bangladesh, has seen. In the last five months, more than 650,000 Rohingyas were forced by the Myanmar government to flee home and to take shelter in Bangladesh. The Rohingya people have

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  • The Rohingyas – Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide, book review

    The scale and nature of the violence unleashed by the Myanmar authorities against the Rohingya have prompted a top United Nations official to describe the operation as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Human Rights Watch has concurred, and Amnesty International has called for an investigation into these criminal acts. The violence, underpinned by the

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