Taliban

While the world strategized…

A few days ago, a news report by the BBC caught my eye. It said the Red Cross reported some 800,000 people as disabled by the ongoing war in Afghanistan. It struck me as odd, since I didn’t think Afghanistan was such a large country. So I saved the link to check up and found […]

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National

United States of Abhimanyu and the Afghani Chakravyuha

As news of Rabbani being killed in Afghanistan spreads like wild fire, there is a looming unease that things in Afghanistan are not as well as we pretend they are. We look on it as a regional matter rather than something relevant to us. And yet, it ought to matter to us more than it […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

Anna and his so called Taliban

There are a lot of people comparing Anna with the Taliban, and I think it is a product of our education system, where theory is taught as a separate thing from life. People aren’t used to seeing ideas in action. The higher educated, the worse it gets. Anyway, here are some arguments and what I […]

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Condition of Women in Afghanistan : Afghan Life

This is the new instalment in the Afghan life series by Gity Yosufi from Herat in Afghanistan. It brings a look into the difficulties faced by Afghan women in practical, day to day life. The conditions of Afghans women are very bad, after Talliban time the women could be relive again and took their freedom […]

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Hindutva
Radicalization
Religion and Phiosophy

Terrorism in India

Image via Wikipedia B. Raman has written an outstanding summary of an apparently outstanding debate hosted by Barkha Dutt on the subject of Saffron terrorism. What I liked was his way of stating the perspectives of both sides in a factual manner, and pointing out some facts about Indian Muslims that often get overlooked as […]

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