Modi Reacts after Cow Vigilantism Boomerangs

Cow vigilantism, referred as "Gau Rakhshaks" in India is a wannabe terrorist network, that aims to save "cows" in India by terrorising people. The vigilantes have terrorised people who were caught transporting cows or consuming...

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

What escalating Kashmir attacks tell us about Modi’s changing foreign policy Priya Chacko, University of Adelaide Simmering tensions between India and Pakistan in the disputed state of Kashmir appear to have flared up again with an...

A Brief History of Communal Violence in Uttar Pradesh in 2015

  A brief history of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh- 2015 Nazia Khaleeque If talk about the UP state alone, then history of conflicts tells that, this state has always remained the worst-hit communal violent state. The Wire has reported...

Pakistan’s outdated blasphemy laws are not fit for the 21st century

Pakistan's outdated blasphemy laws are not fit for the 21st century Parveen Akhtar, Aston University A recent escalation of violence in Pakistan inspired by reports of blasphemy online has highlighted the need for the country’s restrictive...

The Murder of Mohsin: No Justice, No Compensation #JusticeForMohsin

On the night of June 2nd 2014, 24 year old Mohsin was beaten to death by a mob of around 40 people in Hadapsar, Pune. “Mohsin did not die because of any stone pelting; rather,...

Jakarta governor election results in a victory for prejudice over pluralism

Jakarta governor election results in a victory for prejudice over pluralism Alexander R Arifianto, Nanyang Technological University The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta is finally over, with unofficial results showing a...

Indian Government has enforced Interest-based Economy on all Citizens, Muslim Scholars remain silent

As per The Banking Regulation Act, 1949, it is legally prohibited in India to run a banking system that isn't based on 'interest'. Till recently, it was possible for an Indian citizen to live...

Blasts at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine kill over 70, ISIS takes responsibility

Over 72 people have been declared dead and 150+ injured in the deadly blasts that took place today at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi Shrine at Sehwan town of Sindh. Police authorities have confirmed that,...

Rohingya genocide: the world can’t help until Myanmar changes its ways #Rohingya

Rohingya genocide: the world can't help until Myanmar changes its ways Ashraful Azad, University of Chittagong After two weeks of extreme violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where at least 400 people have been killed and 270,000...

500 Pellet Victims Aged Under-20 in Kashmir Valley, Most of them Students

At least 500 of pellet victims in Kashmir are aged under-20 and a vast majority of them are students who are still recuperating, according to records. Data accessed by Greater Kashmir throws up some...

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