The Rising Wave Of Communal Riots In India Does Not Seem To Have A Trough

The Rising Wave Of Communal Riots In India Does Not Seem To Have A Trough

While religious conflict is fathomable in regions comprising multiple communities, Hindu-Muslim communal riots have been a staple in India ever since the British introduced the “clash of civilisations”. However, only four months in, India has already seen an unprecedented rise in communal violence this year. How did we get here? The Timeline The beginning of […]

Can The AAP Successfully Present An Alternative To India’s Aam Aadmi?

Can The AAP Successfully Present An Alternative To India’s Aam Aadmi?

After making its mark in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party is approaching the polls in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat with full force. Can the Arvind Kejriwal-led party really present a much needed third front to the people of India? Last week, 18 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in Himachal joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), […]

Why Does The Ethnic Cleansing Of Kashmiri Pandits Need To Be Recognised As A Genocide?

Why Does The Ethnic Cleansing Of Kashmiri Pandits Need To Be Recognised As A Genocide?

While Arvind Kejriwal and party laughed and thumped their desks during the discussion on whether ‘The Kashmir Files’ should be made tax-free in Delhi so all classes of citizens can be informed of Kashmiri Pandits’ plight, a US based non-profit organisation – the International Commission for Human Rights and Religious Freedom (ICHRRF) – officially recognised […]

What Could China’s Reassurance Of Pak Friendship Mean For India?

What Could China’s Reassurance Of Pak Friendship Mean For India?

Earlier this week, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad, on the side-lines of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting. At the end of the meeting, the ministers reportedly signed five agreements, strengthening the countries’ “iron-clad friendship”. What does this mean for India? Pak-China Camaraderie Chinese […]

32 Years Of Fault Lines: Time To Reopen Kashmir Files?

32 Years Of Fault Lines: Time To Reopen Kashmir Files?

Ever since its release, The Kashmir Files has taken India by storm, after a 32-year-long, deafening quiet on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits. As the film rehashes forgotten history and scrapes out old skeletons, the country has erupted in an extensive debate of political correctness and blame-game. Why Has The Film Caused Unrest? Well before […]

Election Mandate 2022: What To Expect?

Election Mandate 2022: What To Expect?

Following the last phase of election in Uttar Pradesh on March 8, TV and phone screens have been flooded with exit polls, their predictions, and various inferences drawn from them. Today’s counting will decide the fate of five states. So, what can we expect? Goa and Uttarakhand Election results in these states have always been […]

Exit Polls Put BJP In Lead In Uttar Pradesh; AAP To Sway Punjab

Exit Polls Put BJP In Lead In Uttar Pradesh; AAP To Sway Punjab

After the final phase of the Uttar Pradesh polls came to an end on Monday evening, a slew of exit polls were released, indicating public mood across the five states that went to election. The halfway mark in UP is 202. All exit polls have predicted a comfortable victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party, with […]

Russia Proposes New Ceasefire On Tuesday, For Five Ukraine Cities

Russia Proposes New Ceasefire On Tuesday, For Five Ukraine Cities

Russia has proposed a ceasefire to allow evacuation of civilians from the hardest hit cities of Ukraine – Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Mariupol, and Sumy. Ukrainian officials are reportedly yet to accept the offer, and have termed Russia’s arrangement of “humanitarian corridors” as “propaganda corridors”. “Russia declares a ceasefire from 10 a.m. (Moscow time) on March […]