By: Ali Raza History testifies the fact that Pakistan was a great supporter of Atom for peace initiatives, and had no designs to acquire nuclear weapons. Pakistan strictly adhered to no nuclear weapon policy for many years. But, these were India’s nefarious designs, which were constantly threatening the existence of Pakistan, which compelled Pakistan to
DON’T LIGHT THE FUSE Harish C Menon Southern India is up in arms. And, if recent trends are any indication, it may be a wee bit more than a mere difference of opinion over policy. Chief ministers (CM) of at least four states—three from southern India—have refused to implement the new rules on cattle slaughter
Kashmir is among the contemporary world’s longest running and most tragic conflicts; its origin lies in the auspicious events in the wake of the 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent. The struggle for independence against the Britishers gave birth to partition between two independent nations i.e. India and Pakistan. The politics of subcontinent significantly affected
The government of India ( now popularly known as Modi government ) has notified new rules to regulate livestock markets under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. Even before the ink on the paper describing the notification dries, a section of Indian media, opposition political parties, and some fringe groups have jumped into
The United Nations’ highest court has directed Pakistan to stay the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav, given capital punishment by a military court for alleged involvement in espionage and terrorism, till it gives its final decision on India’s petition to annul his death sentence. With the formation of the United Nations in 1945, the International
Indian coercive strategy has made Kashmiris more alienated than ever before! -Dr. Abdul Ruff Jammu Kashmir was a sovereign nation until India and Pakistan invaded and occupied it after their independence from Great Britain. Both India and Pakistan wanted to expand their territories by annexing neighboring Jammu Kashmir, and they have done with blessings from
“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.