Category Archives: India

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The Wahhabi Invasion: How Saudi Uses Money To Radicalize Kashmir

  The famed Sufi tradition and spirit of Kashmiriyat in the Valley, already ravaged by decades of insurgency, faces a new challenge. Wahhabism, an austere, puritanical interpretation of Islam promoted…

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Fund meant for India’s starving children used to fix buses

A fund of millions of dollars raised to help malnourished children in western India has been diverted to maintain public buses, a report said on Friday. The “Child Nutrition Surcharge”…

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‘Jihadis’ of Indian & Russian origin fighting in Syria against Assad

Militants from Russia’s North Caucasus join “jihad” in Syria Flanked by almost 20 men with rifles, Omar Abu al-Chechen kneels on a carpet and delivers a rousing speech urging fellow…

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India suffers through worst drought in nearly 50 years

Millions of people in western India are suffering their worst drought in more than four decades, with critics blaming official ineptitude and corruption for exacerbating the natural water shortage. Central…

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India’s Foreign funded NGOs: Who finances them and why

Non-governmental organisations are always a flashpoint for bitter debate. Where some see good samaritans working for change, others detect a foreign conspiracy to manipulate domestic politics. A new investigative piece…

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How will India respond to civil war in Pakistan?

In 1971, India intervened militarily on behalf of Bengalis in the civil war in East Pakistan, dividing the country in two and helping to create Bangladesh. In 2013, prospects of…

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India’s Spies Want Data on Every BlackBerry Customer Worldwide

  There are about 79 million BlackBerry subscribers worldwide—and India’s government wants to hand its spy agency data on every one of them. In late 2012, back when it was still…

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India – An Aspiring Hegemon

  “India’s grand strategy divides the world into three concentric circles. In the first, which encompasses the immediate neighbourhood, India has sought primacy and a veto over actions of outside…

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India poised to issue bank licences to corporate players

  Indian companies from any business sector will be allowed to seek entry to the country’s the banking industry as the government looks to bring banking services to the large proportion of…

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The children who work in India’s rat-hole coal mines for $4 a day

Thirteen-year-old Sanjay Chhetri has a recurring fear: that one day, the dark, dank mine where he works will cave in and bury him alive. Like thousands of children in India’s…

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam : An Artist’s Initiative for Global Peace at Maha Kumbh Mela Allahabad

An Artist’s Initiative for Global Peace Who We Are A group of conscious artists and intellectuals who believe in social policies done through a collective proposal which involves the whole…

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Editorial: The Silent Economic War on India – Part 1: What is really going on with the Indian economy?

OK, so the oil price is rising steadily, along with the food price, gold price as well as the price all other commodities and still the inflation is at a…

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Indian armed forces building deadly drone arsenal

  With an eye on both the western and eastern fronts with Pakistan and China, the Indian armed forces are steadily building a formidable arsenal of spy, target acquisition and…

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US takes India to WTO over solar cell imports

The US has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against India’s national solar policy saying it “discriminates” against US products. The US has alleged that India requires…

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Negotiations between India and Israel Underway to Proceed with Aerostats Program

  India and Israel are negotiating a follow-on delivery of four aerostat systems, augmenting the first delivery of aerostats that has already been deployed along India’s north-eastern border. Both India…