Tag Archives: Pakistan

BJP’s Rashtriya Ekta Yatra: Heading In Wrong Direction

BJP fascination with Muslims, Kashmir, Pakistan and Yatras is never going to end. Latest in the series, Rashtriya Ekta Yatra, is heading towards Kashmir for hoisting flag in Lal Chowk, Srinagar on 26th January.This time flag hoisting is planned when normalcy has just returned to valley after weeks of unrest. BJP Rashtriya Ekta Yatra should have headed to North East instead of North West. China has become very aggressive in North East India and specially Arunachal Pradesh. All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has decided to protest “humiliation” meted out to sportsmen by boycotting the Republic Day celebration and all function of national importance. China’s “Map World” is showing Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin- two area in dispute with India – as part of China. George Fernandes had suggested that China must be perceived as a threat by “any person who is concerned with India’s security.” Robert Blackwill have said “China using Pakistan to slow India’s rise”. BJP narrow vision is not doing any good for the country and such narrow vision is not expected from a national party which has ruled India for six years. Continue reading

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Response To A Pakistani View Of Indian Muslims

Dubai-based Pakistani writer Rabia Alavi in a column in Khaleej Times on 1 March 2009 charges that Indian Muslims are hell-bent on portraying Pakistan as a terrorist hub. However, the entire world is now witness for what really Pakistan stands for. Danish Ahmad Khan responds to Rabia Alavi’s article. Continue reading

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Civil Revolution May Usher A Constitutional Democracy In Pakistan

Mirza Akhtar Beg argues that Pakistan appears to be on the verge of emerging as a functioning Constitutional Democracy, with primacy of laws and constitution that has eluded Pakistan for 61 years of its checkered history. Continue reading

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Lahore Attack: The Blame Game

In Life, the Universe and Everything, Douglas Adams tells us the story of the residents of the planet Krikket—Krikketers. The Krikketers had never imagined that a Universe could exist outside their little planet. Due to a certain chain of events, however, when they did discover than many worlds lay outside of their little planet, they were shocked. Continue reading

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Price Of An Indo-Pak War

In the after-effect of Mumbai terror attacks, while India and Pakistan seem to sit at the threshold of a possible war and hawks in both the countries talk of ‘final battle’ terrorists thrive on the growing conflict between the two nations. Continue reading

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Living In Denial

A collaborative effort at Twitter resulted in comics on Pakistan’s stand and persistent denial on the Mumbai attacks. Starring Asif Ali Zardari, Manmohan Singh, Nawaz Sharif and Pervez Musharraf. Continue reading

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Countering Pakistani Terrorists’ Anti-India Propaganda

For almost two decades now, self-styled jihadist outfits based in Pakistan have been engaged in a war against India in Kashmir. This war of theirs has no sanction in Islam, which does not allow for proxy war, and that too one declared by non-state actors. Continue reading

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Tackling Terrorism: A Call To Hindu And Muslim Religious Leaders

Time has come for both Muslim as well as Hindu religious leaders to stand up and raise their voice against terrorism and promote communal harmony. Continue reading

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Terror In The Name of God

Each of us need to question the extremists on our own side instead of the other and start a new way of tackling terrorism. Continue reading

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Iqbal, Jinnah And The Lost Glory Of The Muslims Of India

Mohammad Iqbal, Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Abul Kalam Azad were three of the most influential Muslim leaders in the 20th century. A look at how their political philosophies shaped the destiny of millions of Muslims in the Indian sub-continent. Continue reading

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