Ethnic Cleansing In The Heart Of Mankind: Fate Of Rohingyas

Ethnic Cleansing In The Heart Of Mankind: Fate Of Rohingyas

  As Begum Bahar crawls out of the most devastated territory in her homeland and crawls into the foreign domain with her eight-month-old baby in her lap, she finds herself in the throes of mankind’s worst and the most horrifying ethnic cleansing she was born to survive. Her hunger pangs reminded her of the harsh […]

Gauri Lankesh Assasination: Threatening Freedom Of Speech

Gauri Lankesh Assasination: Threatening Freedom Of Speech

  The recent brutal murder left wing activist and journalist Gauri Lankesh has all the tabloids burning with just one question.  Are we finally beginning to lose our morals over the right to freedom of speech in the world’s largest democracy? The article 19 (1) a of the Constitution of India guarantees freedom of speech […]

Netaji Statue Vandalised in West Bengal

Netaji Statue Vandalised in West Bengal

  In what could be found as a shameful act by few anti-national elements, a  statue of the great freedom fighter and lndian National Army founder Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was smeared with ink and vandalised in the Panchra village of Birbhum district in West Bengal on Tuesday. So what could possibly have gone wrong […]

Remember Nathu La! Facing the Chinese in Doka La.

Remember Nathu La! Facing the Chinese in Doka La.

The standoff over Doka La has apparently been going on over the last month. The India Bhutan friendship treaty entails that India protects the Himalayan kingdom from the continual aggression of the Chinese state to the North. More strategic is the Doklam Plateau which has long been a territory of Bhutan but strategically vital to […]

#Not My Media ; Selective lynching stories for selective criticism?

#Not My Media ; Selective lynching stories for selective criticism?

A week ago, four young men boarded the train after having done some Eid shopping and was looking forward to the upcoming festivities. Shortly into their train ride, they got into fight over seat sharing with some other men who shortly boarded the train after them. Unfortunately as the fight progressed, things quickly got out […]

Indian Blood Rain in Botswana

Indian Blood Rain in Botswana

I remember Africa. Growing up there, I remember the hot burning sun in the summers. I remember the cool evenings and the many friends that would often meet in car parks for a true African tailgating experience. I remember playing cricket on dusty sand grounds, driving the game reserves and standing to a tradition of […]

Cow Controversy and Congress Cruelty

Cow Controversy and Congress Cruelty

Over 2000 years ago, Ashoka the great instituted the first laws for animal rights in this country and in the world. He was among the first to institute animal hospitals where sick animals were brought in and attended for. Humans and beasts of burden both had rest stops where they could refresh throughout the empire. […]

Khalid Bin Waleed ; A ideal inspiration?

Khalid Bin Waleed ; A ideal inspiration?

Khalid Bin Waleed is a national icon for many in the Islamic world. In Pakistan they have named their national battle tank after him. They have named their most prestigious line of submarines and even foreign legions after him. Bangladesh has named naval warships in his honor. Across the Arab world Khalid Bin Waleed has […]

Majma Ul Bahrain ; Mingling of two Oceans

Majma Ul Bahrain ; Mingling of two Oceans

Religious riots seem to hit India more frequently nowadays. Termed ‘communal’ it is a term that is constantly thrown around on the Indian media. Communal tensions, Communal politicians and their Communal politics are often terms which are bandied about. However it often becomes a term to desensitize the horrors which often happen on the ground. […]