INTERNATIONAL

Human Right Violations and Demonising Muslims in Sri Lanka

The Army remains the ultimate protector of the Sri Lankan people but there’s a need to track down human rights violations. The country must also stop demonising Muslims Last month, the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) held its ninth annual defence

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Pak Playing Tight Drill Games

There’s no reason to be alarmed about a report of Masood Azhar being released as it is just a repetition of past drills Howsoever persistently we may counter Pakistan’s adventurism and militarism, challenge the terms it sets, defang its threat

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Hong Kong – Civil disobedience

Hong Kong protesters, braving arrests and insinuations, have shown that an alive citizenry can still make good At a time of monolithic triumphalism of nationalist regimes across the world, the Hong Kong protests showed how civil movements might just still

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Planet’s lungs face threat from inferno

Amazon forest blaze is fast blocking sunlight and enveloping the entire north-western region of Brazil with thick smoke. Brazil must understand the global importance of these evergreen forests. It is not simply Brazil that is affected, but the entire planet

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Go Greta!

Greta Thunberg is the face of a global revolution by young people on climate change. We need many more like her If you have not read about Greta Thunberg and the climate revolution that this teenager from Sweden is leading,

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Global Pressure can help limit Pakistan

With our neighbour negating bilateralism, only global pressure can help limit its nefarious abilities so as to establish relative peace between India and Pakistan US President Donald Trump overcame his mercantilist instinct to “mediate” in the India-Pakistan muddle and reason

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Brexit brink will impact Global Economy

The UK is driving towards the new deadline haphazardly. Its actions will impact the global economy   The United Kingdom (UK) is now in the midst of a full-blown Constitutional crisis with the new Boris Johnson-led Government deciding to prorogue Parliament.

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Pakistan lose the battle over J&K

Imran Khan may be throwing more ill-thought hurdles our way but is now being hounded at home for mishandling J&K It is a tough time to be the Pakistan Prime Minister, even if one propped up, coached, tutored and played

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Pak needs to Focus on Internal Problems

With the economy sinking and a failed bid at the UNSC, Islamabad is in no position to declare war or embrace peace. It will do well to focus on its internal problems A fortnight after the Modi Government defanged Article

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India drowns both Pak and China at UNSC

Our diplomatic offensive at UNSC was weather-proofed enough to drown out both Pakistan and China Given the suddenness of the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, its bifurcation and changed status to a Union Territory, Modi 2.0, in

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