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Article: India faces deepening demographic divide as it prepares to overtake China as the world’s most populous country

  Hannah Ellis-Petersen [Delhi] The cry of a baby born in India one day next year will herald a watershed moment for the country, when the scales tip and India overtakes China as the world’s most populous nation. Yet the story of India’s population boom is really two stories. In …

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BJP signalling support for 2002 riots to win Gujarat polls is a dire sign for India

It will communicate to India’s 200 million strong Muslim community that India’s democracy has no place for even its physical safety, much less its aspirations. Shoaib Daniyal Even for India, where mass violence is unfortunately common, the recounting of the Naroda Patiya massacre is unusual for the intensity and planned …

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The Forsaken Spies: View from Pakistan

Recently the Qatari Government has arrested 8 so-called ‘retired’ Indian Navy Officers under charges of spying for the interest of Israel and India. ALI SUKHANVER Safeguarding the secrecy of matters relevant to national interest and concealment of facts are altogether two different things; the first one is no doubt very …

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Feature: RSS member cons Hindu farmers by pushing Islamophobia in MP

Saher Hiba Khan Khargone town of Madhya Pradesh which witnessed anti-Muslim violence in April this year once again became headlines after a decades-old scam using Islamophobia gets exposed. Two foundations, namely Prakash Smriti Sewa Sansthan (PSSS,1996) and Tanzeem-E-Zarkhez (2002) are accused of conning Hindu farmers into selling their land for …

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India’s ulterior motive in IIOK

  Maliha Mughal Kashmir has been a highly contentious dispute between India and Pakistan. Kashmir holds great importance for India’s national security, geography and resources. India has maintained its claims to Kashmir since its independence. In retrospect, India’s Kashmir strategy has evolved into a pragmatic Kashmir policy that assists India …

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‘Newspaper with his article sold for £ 59’: The legacy of Dr. Ghulam Qadir Wani- MUFs first General Secretary

Many of our readers will be taken aback at the fact that copies of a Kashmiri newspaper were sold for 59 rupees back in 1986. The copies sold in black in massive numbers was due to the massive demand for an article written by Dr. Ghulam Qadir Wani, the first …

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Feature: ‘Saw My Friends Cheering Cops’: Muslim Man Flogged In Gujarat’s Kheda

Himanshi Dahiya “I was whipped in full public view and the people I grew up with watched and seemed to enjoy it as if it was entertainment,” said 48-year-old Mohammad Sarif, seated inside an empty two-bedroom house — 25 km from his home in Undhela village in Gujarat’s Kheda district. …

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