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  • Not just Trump: India has separated Bangladeshi children from their parents for years0

    In West Bengal, the detained Bangladesh immigrants are sent to prisons while their children are kept in shelter homes. A Bangladeshi woman weeps while holding children in the no-man’s-land between India and Bangladesh at the Satcachi border crossing, near Coochbehar, some 650 kms north of Kolkata. | Biswarup Basak/AFP This is Sneha, a shelter home

  • India: Maoist Vengeance 0

    July 3, 2018 SATP By Deepak Kumar Nayak* On June 26, 2018, seven jawans of the Jharkhand Jaguar Force were reportedly killed and another four injured, when the cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) carried out a landmine blast and subsequently opened fire on the security personnel in the Chinjo area near a

  • Afghanistan-Pakistan: Border Headaches 0

    July 3, 2018 SATP By Tushar Ranjan Mohanty* On June 24, 2018, a Pakistan Army soldier, identified as Sepoy Niaz Ali, was killed in an exchange of fire across the Pak-Afghan border in the North Waziristan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) [the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on May 31,

  • Pakistan’s July General Elections0

    June 26, 2018 SAAG By Dr Subhash Kapila Pakistan’s General Elections are scheduled for mid-July 2018 but the perspectives on it remain clouded in that in the run-up what has become abundantly clear is that the Pakistan Army-Supreme Court Chief Justice Combine carried out a “Judicial Coup” and thereby attempting scripting the outcome by pre-empting

  • Sri Lanka: Advancing An Unfinished Agenda 0

    June 26, 2018 SATP   By S. Binodkumar Singh* On June 13, 2018, the Sri Lankan Cabinet ratified the Office for Reparations Bill to be enacted by Parliament for the payment of reparations to war-affected and missing persons. However, there was resistance within the Cabinet against the proposed reparation formula, which includes benefits to families

  • India: Insecure Northeast Border 0

    June 26, 2018 SATP By Giriraj Bhattacharjee* On June 17, 2018, militants of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) laid an ambush near the Tenyak River on the outskirts of Aboi Town in the Mon District of Nagaland, along the India-Myanmar border, killing two Security Force personnel. The deceased were identified as Hawaldar Fateh

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  • Indian Navy benefits from Pentagon paranoia over China

    US government in a hurry to get new sub-hunting helicopters into the hands of the Indian Navy by Dave Makichuk May 20, 2020 To say the Pentagon is concerned about China’s military expansion would be an understatement — just ask the Indian Navy. According to a report by Paul McLeary for Breaking Defense, the US

  • Dispute between Nepal and India Worsen over Territory of Kalapani

    by Hari Prasad Shrestha 23 May 2020 In his address to the House of Representatives, Prime Minister of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli, in response to the opposition lawmakers’ queries about the government’s annual policy and program, he remembered the motto of India’s state emblem, “Satyameva Jayate” (“Only truth triumphs”), and the four-head lion figure of

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