Bangladesh

Spinning wheel
Agriculture
Democracy

What is going on with the Handloom Reservation Act?

Secret government proceedings at the best of Power Mill lobbies are apparently acting to have the Handloom Reservation act set aside, ruining the lives of lakhs of handloom workers nationwide.

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Hafiz Saeed's one on one meeting with Ved Pratap Vaidik
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Media
National
Politics & Political Commentary

Money matters #India #Pakistan #TrackII Ved Pratap Vaidik role

This article stating that Ved Pratap Vaidik was participating in the TrackII dialogue representing RSS and Modi (Ved Pratap Vaidik met Hafiz Saeed in same trip, confirming my suspicions about his interview) was apparently originally published in Manorama but isn’t accessible anymore. Only copy seems to be in Kashmir Watch, which some people couldn’t access. […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Hindutva
Politics & Political Commentary
Radicalization

Alarming thinking disabilities among BJP supporters

Political party supporters are usually biased in favor of parties they support, but BJP takes it to a whole new level with a complete disconnect with reason, dignity or even self-preservation. Some days it is like watching a road accident. It is horrifying and you can’t bear to watch and you can’t look away. Other […]

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Aadhaar
Corruption

Cobrapost exposes rampant corruption in UID – Aadhaar Cards

While there is nothing new about problems emerging with the government pushed Aadhaar Cards, the scheme is dogged by recurring problems. Cobrapost has done a devastating sting that should put Aadhaar in its grave and see several people arrested, if there is accountable governance in this country. Unraveling the ‘Uniqueness’ of UIDAI What was supposed […]

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tricolor landscape
National
Politics & Political Commentary

Rinkle Kumari and a tale of two countries

On the 24th of February this year in Pakistan, a Hindu girl Rinkle Kumari went missing from her home without clothes, money or even footwear. The next her family heard of her was when MNA Mian Abdul Haq called up her family to inform them that she was with him and she had converted to […]

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