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  World’s most dangerous fastest-growing nuclear weapons programme Syed Zain Jaffery The former Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee, during his election campaign in February 1998, chauvinistically declared that his government would, “take back that part of Kashmir that is under Pakistan’s occupation”. Maybe it was just an offensive electoral activity, in …

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  Covid-19 and the ‘idea of India’ Modi seems not to be concerned with the highly critical coverage in the Western press of his handling of the pandemic Shahid Javed Burki For several decades after what is now Pakistan was carved out of Britain’s Indian colony as a predominantly Muslim …

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Elections in India Khalid Bhatti Four Indian states –West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam — and one union territory, Puducherry, went to the polls from April 6 to April 29 in different phases. The counting took place May 2. May 2 was a good night for anti-BJP forces as they …

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Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Is Dead at 77 Iqbal Kirmani He was 22 when Indian authorities sent him to prison for the first time, for publicly denouncing the detention of local leaders in Kashmir, the mountainous, predominantly Muslim region that has long chafed under India’s rule. “What kind of democracy cages …

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Elderly, ailing people detained under PSA don’t get proper medical care At least four such Kashmiri detainees have passed away while in custody since 2012 Umer Maqbool On January 24, 2012, 25-year-old Sajad Ahmad Dar of Sopore, who had a firearm injury in the head, was detained under the Public …

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Plight of Kashmiri detainees in Indian jails and world’s indifference

Article Raies Ahmed In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, congestion in jails and infection of inmates at large scale have triggered concern among the general public about the safety of Hurriyat leaders and activists. Ruwa Shah, daughter of illegally detained prominent APHC leader, Altaf Ahmed Shah, in a tweet …

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India’s COVID-19 Crisis Is Due to Its Collective Failure, Blaming Others Doesn’t Help

Article Ram Kelkar The saying “when you point a finger, there are three fingers pointing back at you” is attributed to the Navajo people of the American Southwest. And Kabir reminds us that “bura jo dekhan main chala… mujhsa bura naa koye”. In that spirit, citizens who are angrily blaming …

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بھارت میں ایٹمی مواد یورینیم کی چوری اور عالمی برادری کی مجرمانہ خاموشی

تحریر: محمد شہباز بھارت میں غیر مجاز افراد سے سات کلو گرام سے زائد قدرتی یورینیم کی برآمدگی نے اس انتہائی حساس مواد پر ریاستی کنٹرول کے حوالے سے کئی سوالات کو جنم دیا ہے۔ یہ خبر پوری دنیا کے ذرائع ابلاغ میں گردش کر رہی ہے کہ بھارتی ریاست …

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India’s nuclear explosive material vulnerable- A chronology

Article/Featre On 6th May The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested two men with 7-kg of natural Uranium worth $2.9 million in Mumbai. It shows how big is the black market of highly explosive substances. It also raises a great concern regarding the security and carelessness by India. India has a …

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Colonising Kashmir

Article Altaf Hussain Wani Massive human rights abuses, state-sponsored terrorism and denying people the right to decide their future have long been the hallmark of India’s illegal rule in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Since August 5, 2019’s scrapping of the nominal autonomy this Muslim-majority region enjoyed under the Indian Constitution, …

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