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Journalist, South Asian Analyst

Alliance of Subversion Indeed!

by Atul Cowshish Arun Jaitley, finance minister and a former Delhi University Students’ Union president, told a gathering in London that India was witnessing an ‘alliance of subversion’ on the campuses. That he spoke these words on foreign soil does…

Pakistan, China continue to play double role on terrorism

By Ashok Handoo Founder of LeT and the head of Jamat-ud Dawa and the mastermind of Mumbai attack Hafiz Sayeed has been put under house arrest for 90 days in Pakistan. He faced such arrests earlier also only to be…

Using Violence to Silence Students

By Atul Cowshish It is no secret that the Bharatiya Janata Party has not been finding it easy to change the character of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi from being a ‘bastion’ of the Left to one of a Right-leaning…

Meher Baba at Delhi’s World Book Fair

For the first time, the World Book Fair in the Indian capital (Jan 7-15, 2017) has a stall devoted to Meher Baba and it is a big draw from Day One.  Sridhar Kelkar, chairman, Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable…

Unrest in Kashmir

By Ashok Handoo New Delhi (Syndicate Features):  When the Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about Kashmir at a public rally in Madhya Pradesh on 9th of this month there was a great relief for the people who had been, as usual,…

Vijay Goel Represents the Boorish Indian VIPs

By Tushar Charan The sports and youth affairs minister, Vijay Goel, rightly drew criticism for his boorish behavior at the Rio Olympics by invading restricted sporting arenas, as pointed to him by an Olympic official in a letter, with his…

Modi Comes Out of Silent Mode?

by Atul Cowshish At his first US ‘town hall’ type address on July 6, Narendra Modi was at his theatrical best. Using his trademark 1940-50 era filmy style of delivering dialogues in in stentorian voice with much flailing of hands…

Prachanda back at the Nepali wheel

By Rattan Saldi On 04 August, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prachanda, began his second innings as Nepal’s Prime Minister, and he has just about nine months to sort out knotty problems K.P. Sharma Oli government of CPN (UML) – led coalition…