• Japanese and American Catholics Take on the Bomb0

    IDN-InDepthNews Photo: Atomic Bombing in Nagasaki and the Urakami Cathedral. Credit: Google Arts&Culture By Drew Christiansen    3 August 2020 Writer Drew Christiansen, S. J., is Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Human Development at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. He is the co-editor with

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  • Kashmir- Video: The human costs of the Baglihar dam0

    The Third Pole  The Baglihar dam in Jammu and Kashmir bears testimony to the enormous human costs associated with hydroelectricity projects The mosque is one of the few structures in Pul Doda whose top portion can still be seen after water covered the town [image by: Raqib Naik] Raqib Hameed Naik, July 24, 2020 Pul

  • Modi is a Banyan Tree Under Which Nobody Grows0

    A place in Modi’s cabinet offers no guarantee of fame or even applause for work done. Pragya Singh 03 Aug 2020 What does it say about a government that its spokespersons are far better known than its ministers? Recently a BJP spokesperson forgot who the Minister for Labour was on live TV. Stumped by the

  • Russia may be withholding missile deliveries to China0

    Asia Times Moscow has reputedly stalled on shipping S-400 mobile missile defense systems to Beijing as ties strained by various controversies by Frank Chen July 29, 2020 The Russian-made S-400 missile system in a file photo. Image: Twitter Are cracks appearing in Russia-China ties after the People’s Liberation Army’s border skirmishes with India and an

  • Rajapaksas set to win Lankan polls0

    The style and nature of governance under a regime led by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, will be markedly different from the preceding regime which was marked by inactivity stemming from internal ideological and political differences by editor   August 3, 2020 By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, August 4 (The Citizen): The Sri Lankan parliamentary

  • India heightening security to hide people’s anger and frustration: Mehbooba Mufti0

      Former IoJK Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti speaks during an interview with Reuters at her residence in Srinagar March 8, 2019. Photo: Reuters Former chief minister of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoJK) Mehbooba Mufti accused New Delhi of heightening security and surveillance “to ensure that anger and frustration felt by people here remain hidden”.


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  • Neighbours challenge political Hindutva’s Ram agenda

    N Sathiya Moorthy  24 July 2020 Indian claims to the Ram story and ownership could be challenged from more places than one, says N Sathiya  Moorthy.  Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s recent diatribe that the birthplace of Hindu god Ram is located in his country and not in Ayodhya, need not be a

  • The Top Brass is Shattered in Bangladesh: Aftermath of a Retired General’s Interview

    Lieutenant General (retired) Chowdhury Hasan Sarwardy (left) and General Aziz Ahmed, the Chief of Army Staff (right)   by Taj Hashmi     20 July 2020 Although neither the puppet and illegitimate government of Sheikh Hasina nor the pro-Indian Deep State, which has been running Bangladesh for the last twelve years, gathered enough courage to broadcast

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