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Which nationalism? Rafia Zakaria “India has been successful in saving so many lives, we saved the entire humanity from a big tragedy. India launched the world’s biggest vaccination programme and has inoculated more than 2.3 million healthcare workers in the last 12 days.” So said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in …

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Pakistan, India and Covid diplomacy – a chance for peace? Frank F Islam The World Health Organisation has reported that India is home to approximately 50 percent of all new Covid-19 cases, globally. In real terms, this means 19 million positive cases and 210,000 deaths, by May 1. As the …

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Pakistan and India rapprochement Zuhaib Anwar News reports about backdoor contacts between Pakistan and India have recently emerged and the flexibility in statements by the government officials of the two states also suggest the same. According to media, United Arab Emirates (UAE) is playing a leading role to bring the …

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  India: Isolated in region it hoped to dominate Kalim Farooqui With the gradual growth over the years of its neighbour China, India hoped to garner support of the international community as an emerging economy in South Asia and be able to attain a balancing position to its neighbouring rival, …

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Whither Pakistan-India dialogue? Khalid Saleem What with the on-going hullabaloo about the feasibility of re-starting the Pakistan-India dialogue amidst the ongoing Pandemic, one is at a loss as to what to believe and what not to! Given the over-all state of confusion, a good discerning look over the shoulder may …

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Article: Big Power Politics & The Muslim World

Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai Washington, May 04 (KMS): First of all, let me clarify that not all Muslims rebel, but some do. Not all rebellions are about self-determination, but some are. Civilization and international peace and security will pay a steep price if the only answer to Muslim discontent is …

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Modi trying to cover up COVID failures Humayun Aziz Sandeela In order to divert attention from the miserable failures in dealing with the COVID-19 disaster in the country, Narendra Modi government may opt for an adventure like a false flag operation against Pakistan. The recent ceasefire violation along the Line …

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  Mamata kindles India’s hope Jawed Naqvi It was a crucial make-or-break vote that P.V. Narasimha Rao faced when Mamata Banerjee was ushered in in a wheelchair and helped to her seat in the packed and tense Lok Sabha. From the press gallery above, one could see her shaking with …

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  Terms of engagement Maleeha Lodhi Now that a backchannel between Pakistan and India has been confirmed by a senior official it would be appropriate to evaluate its nature and implications. Efforts to de-escalate tensions between the two nuclear neighbours are always welcome. But given the history of false starts …

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  Long live Kashmir Najm us Saqib The third wave of Covid-19 has shaken Prime Minister Modi as the ongoing situation in India is beyond heartbreaking. The ever-menacing Farmers’ Protest has blocked the roads and minds of India while it is in the process of swallowing the bitter pill of …

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