Ken Chitwood, University of Florida Tensions between Sunnis and Shias have been flaring up, with several incidents of violence reported in recent months: Most recently a suicide bomber killed at least 29 people when he blew himself up at the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan’s Herat province on Tuesday, August 1. Earlier in June,
N Sathiya Moorthy For Rajnikanth, who the BJP is wooing, politics looks more likely to happen in 2019, although his friend Kamalahaasan could afford to wait a little longer, says N Sathiya Moorthy. After Tamil cinema’s superstar Rajnikanth hinted yet again about the possibility of his hitting the political track, his compatriot and long-time friend, Kamalahassan,
S. Sadia Kazmi Even though the efforts to bring Peace in Afghanistan have brought in a lot of international players from time to time, it remains a lingering problem. This provides a convenient “justification” as to why eventually Afghan government took the initiative to take the matter exclusively in its own hands and kick started
By Devirupa Mitra on 30/07/2017 In terms of geo-political strategy, Sri Lanka’s economic dependency on China and the precedent it has set, Indian experts are apprehensive of the growing Sri Lanka-China relationship. A group of Sri Lankan visitors at the new deep water shipping port watch Chinese dredging ships work in Hambantota, 240km (149 miles)
-Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Yes, they are right! Guns, manufactured in India or imported from USA, Russia or Israel can never silence them. Even after the sacrifice of over 100,000 persons, they continue to fight for sovereignty in full remands us of long Indian struggle for freedom led by Mahatma Gandhi. But Kashmiris have lost
It is India, not Britain itself that has made up the Empire. In India lies the economic foundation of Britain, the life-line of Britain. Without India the British Empire is but a third rate state. Without India the British Empire is bound to disintegrate. India was the life-line of Britain, the British authorities would hold
“Chess is a war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent’s mind.” ~Bobby Fischer, World Chess Champion. Sheikh Hasina Wajed is known not to accept any objections or opposition, so much so that any form an opposition has disappeared out of sight from the Bangladeshi political stage. She and her party, the
“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones by R Chowdhury 13 July 2019 Dan Brown of The Da Vinci Code fame said, “Men go far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” That describes Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh today.