Terrorism

Terrorism

Kashmiri Journalists, Real and Unreal: Many of Them Owe Allegiance to Pakistan

Reading Time: 4 minutesHere’s a report on Kashmiri journalists, real and unreal, and how they are indoctrinated against India, for Different Truths. Kamran Yusuf is a Kashmiri photo-journalist. The other day, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) while branding him a ‘stone-pelter’, claimed that he is not a ‘real journalist’ because he never covered developmental projects as genuine journalists […]

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Fissure in the US-Pak Relations and the Changing Dunes of Geopolitics in South Asia

Reading Time: 5 minutesCan we draw linkages between the announcement by Trump and the subsequent announcement by Pakistan’s central bank the State Bank of Pakistan that all arrangements for using Chinese yuan for bilateral trade as well as financing investment activity between Pakistan and China are in place? Will Pakistan cozy up to the world’s second-largest economy? Our […]

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Crisis of Western Human Rights: No Answer for the Suffering Millions Globally

Reading Time: 7 minutesAmit, our Editor-at-Large (Europe) critiques human rights, which is essentially a Western concept. His erudite research shows how the West has been conveniently shifting the goal posts, often using it as a tool to control the nations that do not toe their line. These are the reasons due to which human rights have become limited […]

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International and Regional Issues at the High-level Dialogue between India and China in the RIC Trilateral Meeting on Dec 11

Reading Time: 4 minutesChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend the Russia-India-China (RIC) foreign ministers’ trilateral meeting in New Delhi. During the trilateral meeting, the three ministers will discuss major international and regional issues of common concern and will work to deepen trilateral pragmatic cooperation, on Dec 11. Here’s an analysis by Navodita, our Associate Editor, in the […]

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In Search of Silver Lining: Far-reaching Ramifications of the Kashmir Issue, Terrorism, Hafiz Saeed, UN Plebiscite, and Indo-Pak Settlement

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt is a known fact that in Pakistan governments are formed and destroyed based on issues around Hafiz Saeed, terrorism, Kashmir and such ‘identity wars’. Which way then is peace of Kashmir headed? Our Associate Editor, Nivodita, examines the international ramifications of the Mumbai terror attack mastermind released recently, terrorism, the Kashmir issue, UN Plebiscite, […]

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No Independence Celebrations Day in Assam: Are we Truly Liberated?

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen the whole nation is decked up in tricolor, saffron, white and green, Assam is terribly silent. It observes bandh, year after year. The saddest part of it is that even small children are deprived of enjoying the I-Day celebrations. They are learning a complete wrong lesson about India’s independence. Here’s an eye-opening report by […]

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Is Undeclared War Worse than a Declared One!

Reading Time: 5 minutesPakistan has flouted every norm of decency in its dealings with India. It has no compunctions allowing terrorism in India to be planned on its soil. It has absolutely no inhibitions about affording state protection to the most rabid believers of ‘jihad’. It is pointless to expect the religious-military establishment to even contemplate peace with […]

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Soldiering Monologues!

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn the spate of Uri attacks and the surgical strikes that followed the sheer madness and frenzy of social sites and media has been ludicrous to put it mildly. Every other politician and stray individuals acted like the proverbial loose cannon. The bipolar reactions about the ‘heroes’ – the soldiers – speak of a sick mindset of those […]

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A Letter from America: Ground Zero in Chelsea

Reading Time: 5 minutesOur columnist, Robert Brenner and his wife, Johanna Climenko, stay at Chelsea, very near Ground Zero. In the international media, ‘Chelsea Explosions’ and terror attack in the US is debated and talked about. The author gives us first-hand account of what had happened. One bomb had exploded. Another bomb had been discovered on 27th  Street between 6th  and 7th […]

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The Date 9/11/2001: America Strong and Resolute after the Terror Attack

Reading Time: 4 minutesAnumita recalls the fright, panic and immense sadness of 9/11. Terror attack on the Twin Towers did not just kill people, it killed a part of every person, in America and elsewhere. It has been 15 years. But, the wound bleeds and the hurt is raw. Despite the immense pain and grief, America emerged strong […]

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