Spotlight

  • The Fight for Press Freedom Is Local

    by Abbas Adil

    A macabre political thriller recently unfolded in the Philippine province of Palawan, an island known mostly for its rich biodiversity and pristine beaches. On May 9, Joel T. Reyes, the…

  • Muslim leaders call for unity, resistance

    by Abbas Adil

    Top Muslim bodies on Friday evening held to brainstorming session to protect fraying fabric of pluralism and safeguard eroding values of democratic institutions during the two-day conference on the “Current…

  • India turning Occupied Kashmir into surveillance state

    by Abbas Adil

    In Indian-occupied Kashmir, shopkeepers are spending hundreds of dollars each to install security cameras mandated by authorities in a move activists say is aimed at creating a surveillance state and…

  • Bulldozer Symbolises BJP’s Greed for Power

    by Abbas Adil

    The BJP has time and again used the issues of food, clothes, religion and language as a symbol of righteousness. The party has also used these sensitive and emotional aspects…

  • India trade ties

    by Abbas Adil

    THE appointment of a trade officer in Pakistan’s high commission in New Delhi has sparked discussions about a possible resumption of trade across the Wagah border. Trade ties between Pakistan…

  • Kashmir and the BJP

    by Abbas Adil

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and his BJP have continued their onslaught on the Muslims of illegally occupied Kashmir throughout this past Ramazan and even during the Eid days.…

  • India bidding to have all things East and West

    by Abbas Adil

    Europe and Russia are entering a fateful competition over energy trade. Europe is diversifying its sources of energy away from Russia. Russia is racing with Europe to reduce its own…

  • Failed Indian Gameplan

    by Abbas Adil

    Notwithstanding the fact that India was unable to sell to the international community its move to end the special status of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) through repealing…

  • Is the Nitish-BJP relationship slowly souring?

    by Abbas Adil

    A day after Nitish Kumar skipped the Conference of Chief Justices and Chief Ministers addressed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi, there is talk in political circles that…

  • Muslim Bodies Appeal for Calm Ahead of Eid

    by Abbas Adil

    Muslim bodies have appealed for calm and peace ahead of Eid next week in the wake of the recent communal violence. An open letter signed by the President of the…

  • Modi engaged in polarisation to hide failures: KCR

    by Abbas Adil

    Launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday alleged that he is resorting to polarisation to hide his failures and divert…

  • From India to Bharat

    by Abbas Adil

    If centuries of plunder in the subcontinent, communal rifts and destructive power struggles were someone’s fault, whose were they? Were they ours? Was it theirs? I’m still searching for the…

  • What to expect in Kashmir after Khan

    by Abbas Adil

    Since Imran Khan was ousted as prime minister of Pakistan on April 9, the future of the long-disputed and war-torn Kashmir region, on the borders of India and Pakistan, is…

  • Looking at US concerns of human rights abuses in India

    by Abbas Adil

    Almost every constitution of the world protects and provides basic human rights to its individuals. Indian constitution came into force on 26th January 1950 with the most elaborate fundamental laws…

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