Tag: subcontinent

“Padmaavat” pandemonium highlights India’s serious internal problems

Andrew Korybko | Riots have broken out in India over the release of a controversial film. The Bollywood spectacle “Padmaavat” was scandalously reported to feature...

South Asian countries battle with obsession over fair skin

The Conversation | “Let’s scrub out that tan” is a common refrain in beauty parlours in India, where girls grow up with constant reminders that...

India’s ethno-terror proxies: From East Pakistan to CPEC

News Analysis | 16 December 2017 marks the 46th year since the fall of Dhaka to the Indian Army in the war of 1971. The...

Sindhi Cultural Day: One of Pakistan’s greatest strengths

News Analysis | Sindhi Cultural Day was celebrated throughout Sindh on Sunday, with great enthusiasm and fervour. The event celebrated on the first Sunday of...

Pakistan’s Jihadist cauldron: From national asset to national millstone

Adnan Qaiser | National interests of states are often blind-and brutal, yet they call for some rationality considering our interlinked global destinies in the 21st...

Iqbal: A philosopher of East & West; but misunderstood by most..!

Shiffa Yousafzai | My first speech in school was about a man we call ‘The Dreamer and a Thinker’. I opened the speech with his famous...

Muslims joining BJP: A marriage of convenience?

News Analysis | The Muslim community of India’s Gujarat state appears to be joining the ruling BJP in droves for the upcoming state elections. The...

Indian minister vows to conquer AJK

News Analysis | Minister of state in PMO Dr. Jitendra Singh on Thursday claimed that there was no “Kashmir issue except taking back Azad Kashmir...

West Bengal Would Benefit Immensely From Expanded Eurasian Connectivity

Andrew Korybko | The Indian state of West Bengal has traditionally been neglected by New Delhi and has consequently been plagued by some of the subcontinent’s...

Can India actually win a war against Pakistan?

Saleem Akhtar Malik | Indian Army releases a video showing the purported destruction, by artillery fire, of a Pakistani post along the LOC. Pakistan Army...

Narendra Modi’s family: Holding Mirror to all South Asian politicians?

Modi is India's Prime Minister, its 'pardhan mantri' and supposedly the most powerful man in India. A politician feared by richest of the 'babus'...

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Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

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