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United States and South Asia : Analysis by Dr. Richard Benkin

United States and South Asia

With the United States of America (US or USA) taking a more isolationist tone and actions under President Donald Trump, it is not surprising that some South Asians are looking to other powers for support; not surprising but not wise either. People have been counting out the US since its birth when many Europeans thought the ragtag American revolutionaries would fall apart before …

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The Citizenship Amendment Act: Correcting historic blunder

Citizenship Amendment Act

To understand the violent protests against The Citizenship Amendment Act we need to go back in history. It has been over 70 years since India was partitioned on religious lines because Muslim League believed that muslims can not co-exist with Hindus. The frightful vivisection of India in 1947 paved way for emergence of two nations: A secular India committed towards …

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Stop Fake Org : Debunking fakes of Russian Propaganda

Stop Fake Ukraine

In an Exclusive Interview with The Charticle, Viktoriia Romaniuk, Deputy Director at Mohyla School of Journalism and Deputy Editor at StopFake.org discussed about the organisation’s fight against fake Russian propaganda, future of Ukraine, conflict with Russia, media ethics and a lot more. We will like to know the idea behind Stop Fake. What motivated your team to start this venture? And …

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First Rafale Handover to the Government of India

Rafale Indian Air Force

(Saint-Cloud, October 8th 2019) – Today, Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, hosted the handover ceremony of the first Indian Air Force Rafale in Mérignac, Dassault Aviation’s Rafale final assembly facility. Ceremony hosted by Eric Trappier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dassault Aviation, in Dassault Aviation Mérignac facility on October 8th, 2019 under the high patronage of …

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India’s response to Pak PM Imran Khan’s loose speech at UNGA

India's response at UNGA

Exercising its right to reply, India on Saturday responded to Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s maiden UNGA speech where he loosely spoke about nuclear war. Here is the full text of India’s response presented by Vidisha Maitra, First Secretary at Indian Mission in United Nations: Threat of unleashing nuclear devastation qualifies as brinksmanship, not statesmanship Mr. President, I take the floor …

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Done and Dusted: Modi govt rectified historic Kashmir blunder

Article 370 Scrapped in Kashmir

Kashmir will see a new dawn. As the quote goes, “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”, India on August 5 2019 witnessed such a day which rectified political blunder of decades. What happened today in Parliament must have been backed by few years of strategy and research, and precised timing for implementaion of …

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Syama Prasad Mukherjee’s three historic interventions that saved India

Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee

(This an English transcript of the original Presidential Address by Shri Amit Shah on June 29, 2016, delivered on the occasion of the inauguration of the exhibition: “Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee: A Selfless Patriot”, curated by Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation & the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), New Delhi on the occasion of Dr. Mookerjee 115th Birth …

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Ladakh gives mandate to young BJP leader Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Ladakh, India’s largest parliamentary seat geographically, enthusiastically elected young dynamic leader Jamyang Tsering Namgyal as its new representative in the Lok Sabha. Namgyal, the incumbent Chief Executive Councilor (CEC) of Leh Council, defeated his rival, Independent candidate Sajjad Hussain Kargili, who was backed by National Conference, PDP and influential Islamia School Kargil (ISK). Mr. Namgyal has been raising the issues …

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Modi 2.0 comes with strong mandate, the ghosts of 2004 exorcised for BJP

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s most popular leader, won a sweeping mandate for a second five-year term, setting the stage for more economic reform of the fast-growing economy and further promoting brand India. It was the most extensive campaign in India’s history, with 900 million voters casting their votes in one million polling stations over 38 days. Some 83 million …

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The Rule of Law and the State of Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmir and article 35A

The seven decade history of the State of Jammu & Kashmir confronts changing India with several questions. Was the Nehruvian course, which the State had embarked, a historical blunder or was it the correct course to follow? Most Indians today believe that it is the former. Does our policy today have to be guided by that erroneous vision or an …

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