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March, 2020

  • 31 March

    Press Freedom in Pakistan: Some Questions to CPJ

    A veteran Pakistani journalist and author challenges CPJ's statement in support of the owner of Pakistan's largest media group, advising it to raise its voice for the Pakistani journalists who are being exploited by media owners and not paid for months.

  • 30 March

    COVID-19 Hits Pakistan: Balancing Life Against Livelihood

    Without playing down the danger to public health one must put it into context all the hazards threatening millions of lives in Pakistan. Among them are a failing economy and spreading poverty, probably food riots if and when food is not available or too expensive and complex with law and order problems. 

February, 2020

  • 2 February

    India’s Secular Hypocrisy

    Prime Minister Modi has ensured that India is exposed to the world what it was all along, a Hindu fundamentalist country. In a no holds barred piece The Economist bluntly titled the country "Intolerant India". What Modi fails to realize is that tolerance is important for not only India, but also its considerable power abroad.

September, 2019

  • 15 September

    Lebensraum in Reverse – Modi Hitlerian Apprentice

    Germany went to war against the Soviet Union mainly for “Lebensraum” (living room), territory needed for its national development. Modi is creating Lebensraum in reverse, pushing the minority population mainly Muslims, out to create space for the Hindu population. It will be interesting to see how Hasina Wajid deals with this, after all the deportees will have nowhere to go but Bangladesh.

  • 2 September

    Fascist Ideologies: Nazi and Hindutva Swastikas

    Described as "almost fascist in the classical sense", the Hindutva movement adheres to a concept of homogenized majority and cultural hegemony.

  • 2 September

    India’s Perfidy With the International Community

    Modi’s plans aside, his colonial action will backfire and serve as a blessing for the Kashmiris. India’s misadventure has in fact paved the way for Pakistan to internationalize the issue. It is now established that India is an illegal occupier and it ultimately will have to leave the entire Kashmir. 

August, 2019

  • 7 August

    Pakistan: No Confidence in the Senate!

    In the present geo-political circumstances where we are not only being subjected to Hybrid Warfare by India but being provoked by their actions in Kashmir and along the LOC, that would have put Pakistan as a stable, sovereign country in great danger.

May, 2019

  • 18 May

    Hydropower Dams Can Harm Coastal Areas Far Downstream

    Thousands of hydropower dams are under construction around the world. New research shows that by cutting off sediment flow, these dams can have big ecological effects on far-off bays and deltas.

  • 12 May

    Pakistan: Telecom License Fees

    The cost of the spectrum must go up substantially since the last license 15 years ago. Pakistan's leading analyst Ikram Sehgal argues that the spectrum prices are generally higher when the economies are in high sovereign debt and limited access to financial markets.

  • 11 May

    Why Afghan Army Trainees Go AWOL in the US?

    The reasons most often cited for Afghan trainees' absence without leave were safety concerns and a perceived lack of job security in Afghanistan following the training in the US.