Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

US Charges India with Plotting to Assassinate Sikh Separatist in New York

The indictment, unsealed by federal prosecutors in New York, accuses the Indian national of orchestrating a meticulously planned plot to eliminate the Sikh separatist figure within the bustling environs of New York City.

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Canada’s Assassination Charge Against India Puts Biden in a Pickle

Experts say the risks of not openly backing Trudeau are far outweighed by the danger of confronting Modi right now.

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COVID in India: The Deep-rooted Issues Behind the Current Crisis

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.

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The Myth of South Asian Agriculture Revolution

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’.

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Farmers’ Protests: Internet Shutdown Highlights Stifling of Dissent by Modi

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.

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View from Bangladesh: India’s Need for Soul Searching

India’s relations with its South Asian neighbors are on a free fall at present while their own relations with China are on an upward trajectory. The freefall in India’s relations with its South Asian neighbors has come at a time when ironically prime minister Narendra Modi has been pursuing a ‘neighbors first’ policy in his second term; an irony indeed.

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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.

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Why Pakistan Needs a Different Strategy on Kashmir

Overriding commercial interests prevent powerful Western and even Muslim governments from condemning the aggression that India has committed against Kashmiris. Islamabad can perhaps get a good value for its political and financial capital by helping the affected Kashmiris abroad instead of wasting precious public funds on five-star seminars, argues Imtiaz Gul.

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India’s Modi Pushing South Asia into War, Chaos

Modi and his hawkish followers did their best to divert the attention of the international community from the Kashmir crisis and isolate Pakistan. But they utterly failed.

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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.

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