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.
Rajiv Kumar

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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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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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Mohammad Haghbin Ghomi - Iran Consul General

IRAN’S WRONG, THERE’S NO WAY THAT BILATERAL TRADE WITH INDIA WILL REACH $30 BILLION

The overly optimistic expectation of the Consul General of Iran in Hyderabad that his home country’s bilateral trade with India will one day reach $30 billion totally ignores the fact that New Delhi is abiding by Washington’s unilateral sanctions against Tehran’s oil industry and therefore destroying the foundation of economic relations between them.

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Afghan and US soldier

AFGHANISTAN IN FOCUS – PART ONE: ‘THE GREAT GAME’ AND THE SAUR REVOLUTION

A quick Google Images search with the word Afghanistan will immediately yield results of unexploded bombs, local armed groups, foreign soldiers and/or maps that help us locate where the latest catastrophe mentioned in the news occurred. 18 years of continuous war with the United States adds to the internal complexities of the country, complexities that we can trace from the Soviet Union’s intervention in the country that began 40 years ago and would last for ten.

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