Category Archives: Asia

Meet the new, resource – based global reserve currency

A new reality is being formed: the unipolar world is irrevocably becoming a thing of the past; a multipolar one is taking shape By Pepe Escobar It was something to behold. Dmitri Medvedev, former Russian President, unrepentant Atlanticist, current deputy

The next CDS – Admiral Karambir Singh!

The next CDS

By Bharat Karnad The Narendra Modi government, having looked at all options, including “deep selection”, have apparently determined that the former Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh, who retired end-November 2021, is the best person to succeed the

‘Hatred, bigotry and untruth’ – communal violence grips India

Country appears more divided than ever along Hindu – Muslim lines and for many, Modi’s BJP is to blame By Hannah Ellis-Petersen & Aakash Hassan  The procession had begun peacefully. Marching through the streets of Delhi’s Jahangirpuri district on Saturday,

Indian state sponsored terrorism and false flag operation

Indian state sponsored terrorism

By Ahsan Ali Zahid Pakistan on many occasions has provided sufficient evidence to Indian authorities, about Indian covert support in a number of terrorist acts in Pakistan. Hindu fundamentalists were right on the track to instigate proxies against Pakistan after

‘Nobody in India will be saved’

'Nobody in India will be saved’2

‘Nobody will be saved if you don’t stop this ideological and political-strategic bulldozer’ By Neeta Kolhatkar The North Delhi Municipal Corporation launched a demolition drive to allegedly remove encroachments in the C Block in Jahangirpuri in the national capital. Most

RSS will either destroy India or India will destroy them: Arundhati Roy

RSS will either destroy India or India 1

By Suvojit Bagchi Roy believes that a “vast population of Indian people will not participate in the hate festival” and eventually defeat the far-right political establishment to save the country’s secular character. Indian author and rights activist Arundhati Roy has

Who is winning the war on terrorism in India?

Who is winning the war

By Mustafa Khan A key defense of 2008 Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit, who stepped out of Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai Wednesday after being granted bail by the Supreme Court, was that he had infiltrated radical

Impact of Ladakh border skirmishes on China-India bilateral relations

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By Hafeez ullah Khan Sino-Indian differences regarding the LAC are well known, and hence the change of Ladakh’s special status was perceived as a change in status quo by the Indian side. Both sides attempted to separate the border issues

India’s anti-Muslim firebrand possible future PM?

India's anti-Muslim firebrand 3

A hardline protege of Modi, Adityanath has soared in popularity beyond Uttar Pradesh, thanks to his fiery speeches and projection as a tough, no-nonsense administrator. A monk known for his incendiary anti-Muslim rhetoric leads the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party

Demilitarization of the Siachen Glacier

Demilitarization of the Siachen Glacier2

By Saleem Akhtar Malik The Siachen Glacier was a no-land man’s to the southeast of the Karakoram Tract and at the far northern end of the Line of Control, which divides Pakistan’s Northern Areas from Indian-controlled Kashmir. Previously, both countries’