India against its liar-in-chief

Rajiv Kumar

Rajiv Kumar is a professor at the University of Heidelberg. He served on the faculty of Kashmir University from 1984-1990. He can be reached at rajivk100@hotmail.com.
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The past months in Indian politics have proved to be an eon; suddenly the all-conquering and all-powerful Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reduced to his pitiable caricature. The tidal wave against him was accurately captured by a headline in the Asia Times, “Indians rise up against their liar-in-chief”. Only last May, Modi had […]

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Ruthless Indian Democracy

Rajiv Kumar

Rajiv Kumar is a professor at the University of Heidelberg. He served on the faculty of Kashmir University from 1984-1990. He can be reached at rajivk100@hotmail.com.
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Democracies in the West took a long time to brew and evolve with foundations based on oeuvre of philosophical underpinnings with many convulsions and wrong starts and restarts before being established firmly. Even after centuries of those traditions, the established democracies become lacking upon challenges from lawless groups and individuals and require unstinted vigil and […]

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A Kashmiri’s Love Letter To Kashmir

Kiran Butt

Writer at Indus News
The author is a Correspondent and Associate Producer at Indus News
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Born and brought up in Lahore, I always proudly introduced myself as a ‘typical Lahori’. But my grandmother constantly told me that we do not belong here and are settlers. The word “settler” always pinched me. I used to argue with my grandmother and tell her that I am a Lahori at heart and I […]

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5.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS PAKISTAN

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake was felt in several cities and northern parts of Pakistan on Tuesday afternoon, September 24. The cities that were severely jolted include Islamabad, Azad Kashmir, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore.   The tremors lasted for almost 10 seconds but were felt strongly, in many parts of the country. Other cities where the […]

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AUTHORITIES IN KASHMIR SAY 90% OF VALLEY FREE FROM RESTRICTIONS BUT STREETS REMAIN DESERTED

After a serious backlash from various nations of the world, international organizations and humanitarians, Indian authorities chose to shed light on the present day to day life in Kashmir. Authorities in Indian Kashmir said the Valley was free from day-time restrictions but people still chose to stay indoors as streets remained deserted with security personnel […]

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PRESIDENT ERDOGAN SPEAKS TO PM KHAN

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called Prime Minister Imran Khan via telephone and discussed matters related to bilateral relations and regional issues with him. PM Imran Khan briefed the Turkish president of the current situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir. They also discussed the Afghan crisis. Pakistani PM assured Erdogan of his full support for peace […]

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