RSS: MARKETING FASCISM AS HINDUTVA

With ‘Swayamsevaks’ (Volunteers) like Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lal Krishan Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi ruling India country, courtesy the National Democratic Alliance, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh1 (RSS) has accelerated its old favourite pastime of minority-bashing and playing havoc with a democratic-secular India. Sarsanghchalak or the Supreme …

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Imran Khan’s Special Interview on Kashmir Crisis & Iran-US Conflict

In an exclusive interview with DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan talks about the Iran crisis and the international community’s “lukewarm” response to the Kashmir dispute. Ines Pohl: Mr. Khan, you probably have one of the most difficult jobs in the world. Your …

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Why do Muslims oppose citizenship engineering in India?

India’s Hindu nationalist government recently passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to amend the Citizenship Act of 1955, paving the way for granting Indian citizenship to religious minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. Those listed as eligible to become Indians in the new law are Hindus, …

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In Kashmir, a family’s harrowing quest to prove their son’s death

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – On an unusually tense afternoon when Indian-administered Kashmir was under full lockdown, Osaib Altaf Marazi, made a fatal decision. Osaib Altaf Marazi, 17, died on August 5 but his family has been unable to get a death certificate from the hospital. The …

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Justice at Last? ‘Panic’ in Israel as the ICC Takes ‘Momentous Step’

At long last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that “all the statutory criteria under the Rome statute for the opening of an investigation (into alleged war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories) have been met”. …

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