US report on Religious Freedom: America has no business to interfere in the internal affairs of India

Lalit Shastri The US Secretary of State Micheal R Pompeo released the 2019 International Religious Freedom Report, Wednesday 10 June 2020, with a rabidly supremacist opening remark when he stated: “We remain the greatest nation in the history of civilization”. In the same breath, he also said: “while America is not a perfect nation by… Read More US report on Religious Freedom: America has no business to interfere in the internal affairs of India

Radicalised Islamists and terrorists cannot be allowed to hold normal life to ransom in Kashmir

Lalit Shastri The world has witnessed the devlish, dastardly and diabolic face of jihadi terror that had been unleashed in the Kashmir valley in the later part of the 80s by the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) when Rajiv Gandhi was Prime Minister. JKLF – the terror outfit – had used every form of… Read More Radicalised Islamists and terrorists cannot be allowed to hold normal life to ransom in Kashmir

Saudi takes J&K to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation: Move portends diplomacy of confrontation

Abhijit Bhattacharyya The recent Saudi u-turn to take Jammu & Kashmir to Organisation of Islamic Co-operation appeared somewhat unusual owing to late-2019 Delhi Riyadh diplomatic bonhomie as bi-lateral definitely appeared much more promising than ever before. However, as we live in unpredictable and uncertain times of instant happenings, Saudis may soon find their decision to… Read More Saudi takes J&K to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation: Move portends diplomacy of confrontation