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क्या चीन पाकिस्तान आर्थिक गलियारे से कश्मीर समस्या का समाधान निकल सकता है?

क्या चीन पाकिस्तान आर्थिक गलियारे से कश्मीर समस्या का समाधान निकल सकता है? नरेन्द्र मादी ने प्रधान मंत्री बनने के बाद पहले दो वर्ष में जो दुनिया के तमाम देशों के तूफानी दौरे किए उसमें उनकी काफी ऊर्जा इस बात में खर्च हुई कि पाकिस्तान को एक आतंकवादी राष्ट्र के रूप में चिन्हित करा उसे […]

CAN CHINA-PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR LEAD TO A SOLUTION OF KASHMIR CRISIS?

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CAN CHINA-PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR LEAD TO A SOLUTION OF KASHMIR CRISIS? A good part of Narendra Modi’s energy during his whirlwind international tours in the first two years after he became Prime Minister were spent in trying to convince the world leaders that Pakistan was a terrorist state and wanted the world to isolate it. […]

PATH TO KASHMIR’S SOLUTION

PATH TO KASHMIR’S SOLUTION

PATH TO KASHMIR’S SOLUTION We were told that surgical strike was a decisive blow to Pakistan and it had been taught an appropriate lesson. Then we were made to believe that demonetisation would break the backbone of terrorism and naxalism. It was hoped that such incidents would cease. But there doesn’t seem to be any […]

Why and How “Secularism” in Our Constitution

Why and How “Secularism” in Our Constitution

Why and How “Secularism” in Our Constitution Ravi Kiran Jain Any discussion on secularism would need first to focus on two basic aspects: Firstly, the word ‘secularism’ has no substitute in any of our languages. Like the ‘war’ is the opposite word of ‘peace’, in common parlance in the Indian context, ‘secularism’ is understood by […]

Sweeping of Country by Hindutva – What to be done?

Sweeping of Country by Hindutva – What to be done?

Sweeping of Country by Hindutva – What to be done? by Ravi Kiran Jain, National President, PUCL. Describing the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya as “Crimes which shake the secular fabrics of the Constitution of India”, the Supreme Court on April 19, 2017 put the senior BJP leaders L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and […]

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WHO WILL HAVE SYMPATHY FOR THE RIGHTS OF JASHODABEN?

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WHO WILL HAVE SYMPATHY FOR THE RIGHTS OF JASHODABEN? The Bhartiya Janata Party’s initiative against the triple talaq is laudable. The Muslim clergy’s position that it is an interference in internal matters of Muslim personal law is akin to a family accused of domestic violence claiming that it is their internal matter. Just as a […]

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IF ANYTHING IS TO BE BANNED IT SHOULD BE PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS

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