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Why Is Barack Obama Silent on Kashmir Issue?

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Why Is Barack Obama Silent on Kashmir Issue?

Although Obama has been maintaining a stony silence on the Kashmir issue, the United Nations (UN) has expressed its desire to intervene. By Rakesh Raman In a fresh diplomatic attack on India, Kashmiris living in the United States have questioned President Barack Obama’s position on the territorial dispute in Kashmir between India and Pakistan. The [...]

Are Indian Muslims Still Living in Poverty?

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Are Indian Muslims Still Living in Poverty?

The Finance Minister of India Arun Jaitley says if the benefits of growth are to percolate down to the last man, especially minorities, it is important that the growth rate should be high enough. Addressing a Conference on Empowerment through Education – ‘Taalim-o-Tarbiyat’ in Mumbai today, Mr. Jaitley said post 1991 economic liberalization, the acceleration [...]

Baloch Activists Protest Against China and Pakistan

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Baloch Activists Protest Against China and Pakistan

Baloch Republican Party (BRP) activists carried out a protest rally Monday against military operations and Chinese intervention in Balochistan. They chanted slogan in support of top Baloch nationalist leader, Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti, in Awaran. A rally was carried out in Kolwa area of Awaran district to protest the recent military operations in different parts of [...]

Unemployment May Cause Social Unrest in India

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Unemployment May Cause Social Unrest in India

In the absence of the right education and employment for them, the young people of India are like time bombs which will explode to bring disaster for the country. ~ Rakesh Raman The unemployment situation in India has gone so bad in the past two years of Narendra Modi’s government that it is soon expected [...]

Kashmir Dispute: Anti-India Slogans Raised in New York

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Kashmir Dispute: Anti-India Slogans Raised in New York

Although the United Nations (UN) was silent on Kashmir in the past, now the human rights violations in Kashmir have reached such an alarming peak that the UN has offered to mediate. By Rakesh Raman As the dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir has reached a point of no return, top Pakistani diplomats—Jalil Abbas [...]

Kashmir Conflict: Opposition Parties Meet Narendra Modi

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Kashmir Conflict: Opposition Parties Meet Narendra Modi

Kashmir Conflict: Opposition Parties Meet Narendra Modi By Rakesh Raman A delegation of opposition political parties from Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) met India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi today (August 22). The meeting holds added significance in view of the fact that the law & order situation in Kashmir is going from bad [...]

Finally, the UN Offers to Resolve Kashmir Conflict

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Finally, the UN Offers to Resolve Kashmir Conflict

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored the killings in Kashmir and offered to provide his mediation to facilitate a dialogue between India and Pakistan. ByRakesh Raman After maintaining a neutral stance for years, finally the United Nations (UN) has offered to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolved the Kashmir conflict. In a letter written [...]

Narendra Modi Greets You on Independence Day

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Narendra Modi Greets You on Independence Day

Narendra Modi Greets You on Independence Day The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has greeted the nation on Independence Day (August 15). Modi who uses Twitter frequently tweeted today with his message, “स्वतंत्रता दिवस की शुभकामनाएं। जय हिंद। Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind! ”. He addressed the people of the country from the ramparts [...]

India Has a ‘PM-Mukt’ Parliament: Congress

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India Has a ‘PM-Mukt’ Parliament: Congress

As Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s party BJP has been advocating for a Congress-Mukt India (India without Congress), the Congress party has reacted by saying that the country has a ‘PM-Mukt’ Parliament. With this statement, Congress has tried to bring home the point that Modi has been mostly missing from the Parliament sessions. When PM [...]

Narendra Modi Wants Peace in Troubled Kashmir

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Narendra Modi Wants Peace in Troubled Kashmir

Narendra Modi Wants Peace in Troubled Kashmir The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday paid homage to the great freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad at his birthplace at Bhabra in Alirajpur District of Madhya Pradesh. The Prime Minister garlanded the statue of Shahid Chandrashekhar Azad and visited the memorial at his birthplace. Addressing a [...]

GST Bill Cleared in the Rajya Sabha of India

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GST Bill Cleared in the Rajya Sabha of India

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, thanked Wednesday the leaders and members of all the parties on the occasion of passage of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill in the Rajya Sabha. GST Bill (वस्तु एवं सेवा कर विधेयक) aims to implement a national Value added Tax in India. Calling GST as the [...]

Are Muslims of India Getting the Right Education?

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Are Muslims of India Getting the Right Education?

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari, said Friday that in today’s India in which the operative slogan is ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’, educational progress starting with quality elementary, secondary and skills education is imperative if all segments of society have to be together. He was addressing the inaugural session of the Seminar on [...]