Modi incapable of developing a workable relationship with Pakistan

(By Sushil Aaron) What makes for good television is not always sound policy. Tackling a state with recidivist elements demands a complex response that goes beyond mere posturing. All that the current approach does is generate toxic effects in Indian society.

Islamabad learnt a bitter lesson in diplomacy during the dust-up over national security adviser . . . → Read More: Modi incapable of developing a workable relationship with Pakistan

Parliament approves bill on child protection

A parliamentary panel on Thursday approved “The National Commission on the Rights of the Child Bill 2015″ and “The Criminal Law (amendment) Bill, 2015″ unanimously.

A meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights was held under the chair of MNA Mahmood Bashir Virk in the Parliament House.

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Killed by IS for being educated

KHALED ASAAD saw the continuity between Syrian Arab culture and that of the many peoples who had previously inhabited Palmyra, the 2,000-year-old archaeological site he had tended for almost half a century. A month before Islamic State (IS) rolled into the oasis town in May, the archaeologist described on a Facebook page the spring rituals . . . → Read More: Killed by IS for being educated

India’s internal conflicts

By Sabena Siddiqui

The Naxalite movement is India’s largest insurgency, second only to the Kashmir movement yet virtually unknown to the world in general.

It started in 1967 and has been continuing to defy the state of India for the longest time.

India houses one of the . . . → Read More: India’s internal conflicts

Obama’s orders get ignored by the military

The contravention of the president’s orders indicates that there is a profound problem with the state of democracy in America.

Recent history demonstrates that if President Barack Obama, arguably the most powerful person on planet Earth, wants to prioritize almost anything – from pardoning 46 convicted drug felons to bombing a foreign countrywithout the consent . . . → Read More: Obama’s orders get ignored by the military

The end of minority rights in India: 15th August 1947

By Dr Awatar Singh Sekhon

The day of 15th August is infact is the Blackest and Destructive day in the history of mankind. In fact, the Brahmins-Hindus-Turbaned Brahmins-Baniyas demo[n]cracy has killed the following non-Brahmins-Hindus minorities:

The Sikhs of the ‘robed’ PUNJAB of 15th August, 1947 and thereafter: 3.2 to . . . → Read More: The end of minority rights in India: 15th August 1947

Modi highlights Corruption in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Saturday that corruption was eating away at India “like a termite” as he used an independence day speech to pledge his commitment to eradicating graft and poverty.

In an address from Delhi’s Red Fort, Modi sought to silence growing doubts about his leadership after key reforms stalled in a rancorous . . . → Read More: Modi highlights Corruption in India

Kasur Tragedy: A gang rape by the politicians

The statement, that the guilty will not escape justice no matter how influential they are, as promised by Mr Khadim e aala, was the only thing predictable about this most bestial and degrading of all crimes.

That the the cover-up is already underway, should also have been equally predictable. Witness the . . . → Read More: Kasur Tragedy: A gang rape by the politicians

Earth’s only nuclear attack till date

BY MICHAEL KREPON

As numbers-based arms control wanes, norms become even more important. Norms can be clarified in Codes of Conduct or established by customary practice. The most important norm in our field is the non-use of nuclear weapons in combat.

Few expected this norm to exist after atomic . . . → Read More: Earth’s only nuclear attack till date

End of secularism in Modi’s Inida

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena

Ever since the current prime minister of India Narendra Modi came to power in May 2014, there has been a perceptible shift of Hindu nationalism that has blossomed into spoken threats against India’s largest minorities, Muslims and Christians.

Following the elections, Modi said: “My government’s . . . → Read More: End of secularism in Modi’s Inida