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Combatting rape as a weapon of war | Rene Wadlow

October 29, 2018 - 3:51 am in Governance

The co-laureate of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, Denis Mukwege, has become an eloquent spokesperson for the effort to outlaw the use of rape as a weapon of war.  Rape has often been considered as a nearly normal part of war.  When an army took a city or…

Kashmir today needs a healing touch

April 16, 2017 - 2:26 pm in Governance, Society

What is the meaning of victory of Farooq Abdullah from the Srinagar constituency where not even 7% votes polled. In many of the booths merely 2% votes…

MODIfied surgical strikes: Parrikar praises Parivar

October 31, 2016 - 5:12 pm in Governance

It was 1984 where Mumbai was worst hit by the eruption of communal violence. Govandi, a north-eastern suburb of Mumbai was also witness to vastly communally…

Surgery of Politicised SURGICAL STRIKE

October 16, 2016 - 12:29 pm in Governance

Egypt under Jamal Abdel Nasser received the disastrous defeat at the hands of Israel in 6 days, 1967 war.  Before the outbreak of the full blown hostilities Israel took the offensive and in the brazen attack seventeen Egyptian air force fields were destroyed…

Understanding Kashmir Imbroglio 2016

October 4, 2016 - 10:15 am in Governance

In the din of hysteria created around the military action on LOC, which was in response to the killing of 18 Indian army jawans in Uri, the issue of the anguish of people of Kashmir has been undermined. As such India-Pakistan skirmishes (September 2016) are…