• Militarising Hindus Is a Long-Standing Unaccomplished Project of Hindu Nationalists0

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    • February 15, 2018

    By Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay on 14/02/2018 Savarkar, the ideological guru of the Sangh Parivar, firmly believed that able-bodied and armed Hindus were the only answer to the “growing danger from the designs of the awakened Muslim mind”. Savarkar’s childhood ambition to militarise Hindus to confront Muslims became part of his life’s mission. Credit: Wikipedia When he

  • Kyaukphyu authorises ESIA but Rakhine committee demands strategic review0

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    • February 15, 2018

    Thompson Chau 15 Feb 2018 The Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State (Rakhine committee) issues a report on the progress. Photo: EPA A Strategic Environmental Assessment prior to ESIA is “a tangible step the NLD can take to avoid another Myitsone scenario”, the ICJ said. THE committee charged with implementing the recommendations

  • Religious nationalism in India self-annihilation: bishops0

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    • February 15, 2018

    Indian bishops say authentic nationalism respects the human dignity of all citizens, not the exclusion of some Indian bishops attending a session of their Feb. 2-9 biennial plenary in the southern Indian city of Bangalore. Their final statement warned that promoting nationalism based on religion would lead India on a path of self-destruction. (Photo by


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  • Bangladesh: Will this country become Pakistan or Kashmir?

      1. A political group is spreading the perception that the country will again become Pakistan if Awami League loses control of Bangladesh. They even suggested a label “Banglastan” for this supposed nation which transforms into an improvised Pakistan in the East. But symptomatically it appears to become another Kashmir, or in a classical sense

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