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BJP's 'anti-Muslim Ambedkar' pitch is a big, fat lie

Apr 28, 2014

BJP's 'anti-Muslim Ambedkar' pitch is a big, fat lie

In fact Ambedkar had warned the Muslim leadership that if they created a minority identity based political unit, such as Muslim League, it would further consolidate the politics of a majority Hindu identity. #Uttar Pradesh #Mayawati #BJP #Dalit #RSS #BR Ambedkar #Muslim #Anti-Islam #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Pakistan or Partition of India
Partition of India: Manto on why Pak never stopped being violent

Mar 07, 2013

Partition of India: Manto on why Pak never stopped being violent

Manto thought the violent forces that had been unleashed during that period would remain in Pakistan's society, damaging it. In this piece he tells us the country would become increasingly violent unless the matter was taken up. #Partition of India #Saadat Hasan Manto #Manto'sMusings
Manto on the chaos that was the Partition of India

Jan 05, 2013

Manto on the chaos that was the Partition of India

We are fortunate that Manto brought his skills as a writer and an obserer to the days of Partition in Bombay. Manto then tells us, through his experiences in Pakistan, how silly the whole enterprise is. #Partition of India #Saadat Hasan Manto #Manto'sMusings
More bombers than baniyas: why Army dominates in Pak

Jan 20, 2012

More bombers than baniyas: why Army dominates in Pak

One reason why Pakistan Army dominates over the elected government is because during partition the traders (baniyas) came to India, whereas the warriors went to Pakistan. #Punjab #Pakistan Army #Caste #Partition of India #PakDecoder
Why Pak will fund its army at the cost of its development

Jan 02, 2012

Why Pak will fund its army at the cost of its development

No nation can prosper by halving its development budget and handing over this money to its army. But Pakistanis approve of this. Indeed, they are enthusiastic about it (if they think about it at all) given the army's popularity. #Pakistan #The Neighbourhood #Pakistani army #Partition of India

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Why Pak will fund its army at the cost of its development

Jun 17, 2014

Mass slaughter fears as Baghdad braces for an all out attack

Iraq is breaking up, with Shia and ethnic minorities fleeing massacres as a general Sunni revolt, led by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis), sweeps through northern Iraq. The Isis assault is still gaining victories, capturing the Shia Tu... #Iraq #Baghdad #Middle East #India #Mosul #Samarra #YouTube #Facebook
Why Pak will fund its army at the cost of its development

Jun 14, 2014

Clashes at Bangladesh refugee camp kill nine

Clashes between ethnic Bengalis and Bihari refugees have left nine people dead in a camp in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka. Emergency services said on Saturday that eight people had died at the refugee camp in Mirpur, a northern suburb of the capital... #Bangladesh #India #Pakistan #Kamal Hossain (politician)