Trial of President Nasheed on ‘Terrorism’ :Let Commonwealth Propose a Panel of Judges

Last the Commonwealth had anything to do with the Maldives, it was during Mr Nasheed’s election battle. A team of observers lent credibility to the exercise and ultimately, President Yameen got elected. Today, President Nasheed stands arrested on what many see as a flimsy charge of terrorism. President Yameen’s government sees it as appropriate. President […]

A Socio-Historical view: Hindu Society,Islamic conquest,Immodesty and Rape Epidemic

The recent Delhi Gang Rape,quite brutal,has prompted introspection in India.Ideas range from banning bollywood “provocative” movies to hanging the offender on the spot. People who took no issue with MF Hussein’s nude paintings of Hindu Godessess and women,argue in favor of banning “offensive” rapper Honey Singh’s lyrics. A rape epidemic in India has been in […]

How to Move Forward for Peace-A response to Najam Sethi

Najam Sethi is a well regarded voice in Pakistani media & public life.His past has included a struggle against dictatorship in the ’60’s,exile,subsequent pardon and then as a prominent member of the Pakistani intelligentsia.A recent article by him in the Friday Times & published in India Today as well makes a case that peace between […]

Pakistan’s independence Day delecelebrated in Balochistan

Pakistan’s independence Day delecelebrated in Balochistan Posted on 2012/8/15 14:55:15 ( 88 reads ) Occupied Balochistan: The Baloch people have boycotted Pakistan’s Brithday and observed it as a ‘Black Day’. Black flags were hoisted on houses and cars and Pakistan’s flag was no where to be seen except on security forces vehicles and inside some officials buildings. A complete […]