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Shining India and Jinnah’s portrait

BY JAMIL STUDENTS of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in India are currently holding demonstrations to protest against removal of Jinnah’s picture from students’ union hall. The union has had a tradition of bestowing lifetime membership on eminent personalities. Jinnah was honoured in 1938, two years prior to Lahore Resolution when …

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Indian planning against CPEC of BRI

By Kiran INDIA, which has been opposed to China since it received a drubbing from it in the 1962 Sino-Indian War, spares no stone unturned to denigrate it. Pakistan was never accepted as a sovereign state by India and every machination in the Chanakyan book on guile and deceit has …

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India is a grossly unequal country

By Rahul Ahluwalia,Yamini Atmavilas & Nachiket Mor India is the second most unequal economy in the world after Russia, according to a 2017 Oxfam report entitled “An economy for the 99%”. More sobering is the fact that even the people we might consider to be middle class in India are …

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U.S.-China trade disputes to hit America’s heartland harder than expected

By Peter Mertz DENVER, the United States, April 30 (Xinhua) — American farmers have been bracing for a tariffs race between the United States and China ignited by the Trump administration — economic shots that would likely hurt America’s historic heartland. Since China’s response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs …

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The China-India-Nepal triangle

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai While Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali was in China from April 16-21, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi asked India to be a part of new development projects in Nepal. “Whether it’s China or India, our two countries shall be happy to see Nepal’s new development after …

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Indian Dalits protests

BY ROSHAN IN a shocking judgment the Supreme Court of India has eased the bars imposed in a special law [called The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989 or the Atrocities Act)] that deals with the cases of persons accused of offenses against the members of …

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CPEC-BRI and global survivability

BY YAWAR Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its flagship project China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have inherent global appeal. They have the potential to survive smoothly to unleash torrent of economic vibes to all recipient countries, even beyond them. At a time when protectionism and Brexit have been taking heavy …

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India: Asia’s radioactive elephant?

BY MUHAMMAD WASHINGTON deems Delhi as a responsible nuclear state (though it still remains out of the NPT) and advocates her membership of nuclear suppliers group while already easing its way through the Missile Technology Control Regime and Wassenaar Arrangement. This time, it was India’s Army Chief General Bipin Rawat …

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Xi-Modi meeting to show diplomatic wisdom of China, India

Chinese President Xi Jinping will have an informal meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 27-28 in the Central China city of Wuhan, foreign ministers of the two countries announced in Beijing on Sunday. Indian leaders attach importance to reciprocity in diplomacy. After visiting China in 2015, Modi …

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Emerging alliance against Modi

BY NAYAR WHEN former Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that they would not allow the BhartiyaJanata Party (BJP) to return to power, she hinted at a joint action on the part of the Opposition. It also means that she does not want Prime Minister NarendraModi to be elected for the …

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