True, geopolitics has failed Kashmiris and blunted Pakistan’s support for them but Islamabad’s approach indeed has been flawed and devoid of the consistent commitment that such a critical issue deserves.
India is a high-risk setting for an epidemic, but the current situation was not inevitable. As more are infected, the pool of susceptible people will shrink, the virus will relent, and the country will rebuild.
Militant tensions continue existing between insurgents 50 years later in many Indian states and the central government that aims at ‘Indianizing’ them as well as amongst their indigenous people and migrants from other parts of India and illegal immigrants mainly of Bengalis origin.
Until today, the Khalistan demand has not died down. Recent reports indicate a rise in pro-Khalistan sentiments among the Sikh diaspora overseas, they are determined to revive the secessionist movement, says the analyst.
Even as Pakistan's questions about Indian hydropower projects went unanswered, both sides at the Indus Waters Treaty meeting showed an intention to engage.
Fertile agricultural land together with South Asia's population is the most precious assets that should not be endangered by running after the phantom of ‘progress’.
India’s control over the internet is comparable to some of the world’s most authoritarian countries. While India ranks second in the world in terms of mobile internet subscribers, the country also leads in shutdowns.
Rising temperatures mean more water is being lost through evaporation and absorbed by plants. At the same time, less water is entering river basins from rain and snowfall as weather patterns change.
The Indian Chronicles report may now represent an opportunity for Pakistan — whose image is reeling from the consequences of the long-term campaign from India mounted against it — to set things right through astute diplomacy.
In a series of articles, a Pakistani magazine, MATRIX MAG, is reproducing parts of the EU DisInfo Lab report to explain how one member of the United Nations indulged in disinformation, slander, and fake news against another member.