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Survey reveals Hindi journalists not much aware of Kashmir issue

New Delhi: Not to speak of the common citizens of India, even a vital section of the journalists has no thorough and objective idea about the Article-370 of the Constitution, which details the special...

What escalating Kashmir attacks tell us about Modi’s changing foreign policy

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Kashmir shuts on Afzal Guru’s anniversary

Complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir on Thursday to commemorate the death anniversary of Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was sent to gallows on February 9, 2013, in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. Guru was buried inside Tihar...

Cow Politics Part 1: Why does it work in India?

If you take the opinion of hundred Indians regarding beef and cow slaughter, you would get diverse reactions. Some would fully support consumption of beef, some would oppose killing of any animal, some would...

Why violent Buddhist extremists are targeting Muslims in Sri Lanka

New clashes between Buddhist extremists and Muslims occurred in two different towns in Sri Lanka, Kandy and Ampara, in early 2018. Triggered in part by hate-filled posts spread by nationalistic Sinhala Buddhist Facebook groups, these riots resulted in...

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Aishath Mohamed, a 25-year-old woman from the island of Kulhudhufushi in Haa Dhaal atoll, recalls her first visit to the capital. She was 12 years old, excited to compete in the national Quran recital...

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