By C Uday Bhaskar After considerable vacillation that brought little credit to the world’s largest democracy, the Indian parliament is now set to discuss the violence and bloodshed in Gaza on Monday, July 21. Earlier, even as the spiral of … Continue reading

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By Amulya Ganguli When L.K. Advani was dragged kicking and screaming from the post of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president in 2005 under orders from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a diplomatic cable from the US embassy in Delhi to … Continue reading

More than just a list of taxes and spending, the first budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is expected to unveil policies that will signal how the new Indian government wants to shape the economy in the years to … Continue reading

By Syed Ubaidur Rahman   The election season is gone and Narendra Modi is the prime minister of India. He comes to the office with a mandate that was not given to either Manmohan Singh, VP Singh, Deo Goda, IK … Continue reading

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By MUHAMMAD ADEEB     General elections are over. A new BJP government is in place. The results of the elections have been eye-opening for all Indians in general and Muslims in particular. The outcome of the poll battle has … Continue reading

Narendra Modi has won elections in style. Here Aijaz Zaka Syed takes a look at India’s new leader, Indian Muslims and neighboring Pakistan   For someone who has seldom missed an opportunity to tear into Pakistan and Bangladesh, accusing the … Continue reading

By Nawab Khan   BRUSSELS: Citizens from the 28-member countries of the European Union are to vote between May 22 to 25 for a new European Parliament of 751 members for the next five years.   However, according to European … Continue reading

By Sami   Mr. Giriraj Singh, the ‘not owned by Narendra Modi, still talking like Modi’ BJP leader has just elaborated his earlier statement asking why all the terror suspects come from the same and one community? He has earlier … Continue reading

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By Irfan Engineer     It is unlikely that Narendra Modi will be elected as the PM of such a diverse and vast country like India. In his election campaign, Modi’s PR machinery’s objective seemed to be to reach out … Continue reading

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By Vidya Bhushan Rawat Nepal’s Dalit movement face and existential crisis as attempt are being made that it does not stand on its own and depend on the various ideological formations in the name of ideology, politics or development. The … Continue reading

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By Ram Puniyani The ongoing elections have created turmoil and churning in the society at an unprecedented level. Media, social sites and whatever platforms are there, are full of the intense debate about the so called ‘Gujarat Model’ the failures … Continue reading

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By Mumtaz Naiyer   I hail from a place in India, where the Bengal reaches out to Bihar and the Bihar reaches out to the Bengal. You must be mapping your mind to find my place of birth and my … Continue reading

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Assam riots 2014 have consumed around 35 people so far. Here TAHMINA LASKAR says how she feels irritated for being the forever ‘Bengali Muslim’ in Assam   Living in so-called mainstream India and with a North-Eastern descent one has to … Continue reading

LIVE Assam violence: What is happening should shame humanity   Irfan Engineer   What is happening in Assam should shame humanity and Indian democracy. Official figures of dead in Kokrajhar and Baksa Dist. (Assam) is 32. Citizens were fired upon … Continue reading