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Axel Gordh Humlesjö on perils of making Deceptive Diplomacy: 'Travelling to war-torn Congo was frightening'
World

Axel Gordh Humlesjö on perils of making Deceptive Diplomacy: 'Travelling to war-torn Congo was frightening'

Axel Gordh Humlesjö won the International Emmy (Current Affairs) Award on 24 September for his documentary Deceptive Diplomacy. It probed the March 2017 executions of United Nations experts Zaida Catalán and Michael Sharp in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while the duo was investigating the role of the Congolese military in civilian massacres

From White Right to Four Lions: Understanding radicalisation through cinema that explores motives behind violent movements
Life

From White Right to Four Lions: Understanding radicalisation through cinema that explores motives behind violent movements

This selection of films shows the problem of extremism in its complexity — moving away from Hollywood “villain and hero” tales, to examine how real people can become radicalised, as well as containing hopeful ideas for tackling the problem.

Adivasis and the Indian State: From Lohra tribals to Rautias, in Jharkhand, vulnerable groups bear burden of identity
India

Adivasis and the Indian State: From Lohra tribals to Rautias, in Jharkhand, vulnerable groups bear burden of identity

During one Census, the administration erroneously entered Lohra, as Lohar in the records, and in the process stripped the community of its Adivasi identity, and along with reservations on jobs, education and several other social welfare benefits

Zaira Wasim’s personal choices should worry us all: Beyond crisis of identity, what teen actor's manifesto reveals
India

Zaira Wasim’s personal choices should worry us all: Beyond crisis of identity, what teen actor's manifesto reveals

The inexorable consequence of the surrender of agency, of the kind advocated by Zaira Wasim, is the extinguishing of moral accountability. The journey from neo-fundamentalist faith to the world of the jihadist or Hindutva cow-vigilante is a short one

At CICA meet, EAM S Jaishankar says terrorism 'gravest threat' in Asia, seeks support for India's proposal to combat threat
India

At CICA meet, EAM S Jaishankar says terrorism 'gravest threat' in Asia, seeks support for India's proposal to combat threat

Sharing India's vision for a more secure and prosperous Asia as well as its concerns, Jaishankar said that the 21st century is being hailed as the Asian century and CICA can surely play a useful role in promoting peace, security and development in Asia.

After Christchurch shootings, New Zealand's biggest challenge is to pin down what a high threat level means
World

After Christchurch shootings, New Zealand's biggest challenge is to pin down what a high threat level means

New Zealand is currently recovering from the shock of its first 21st Century terrorist attack, one of the worst in recent history globally, and the worst ever in the Australian and New Zealand experience combined

China calls 26/11 Mumbai attacks one of the ‘most notorious’, opposes linking terrorism ’with specific countries’
World

China calls 26/11 Mumbai attacks one of the ‘most notorious’, opposes linking terrorism ’with specific countries’

China made the remark t on the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks, blamed on Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, in a white paper on its crackdown on militants in Xianjiang.

Pulwama backlash shows there's no safe place in India for my people: The account of a distressed Kashmiri writer
India

Pulwama backlash shows there's no safe place in India for my people: The account of a distressed Kashmiri writer

We, in Kashmir, have been living in a perilous situation where every moment of life is given like a bonus to us

Pulwama aftermath: Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation
World

Pulwama aftermath: Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation

The US Department of the Treasury has designated its chief Saeed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist.

Saudi Arabia may believe in terror threat, but its roots in Wahhabi extremism is a danger India can't ignore
World

Saudi Arabia may believe in terror threat, but its roots in Wahhabi extremism is a danger India can't ignore

It is imperative that New Delhi take notice of this threat of Wahhabi extremism from Saudi Arabia and not sweep the menace under the rug, as governments at the Centre often have when it comes to its policies concerning the Muslim community.

How to end extremism: In an increasingly polarised world, good arguments and an ability to listen can spell hope
World

How to end extremism: In an increasingly polarised world, good arguments and an ability to listen can spell hope

By exchanging reasons in the form of arguments, we show each other respect and come to understand each other better

Dashboard that aims to track hate speech across a network on Twitter launched
News & Analysis

Dashboard that aims to track hate speech across a network on Twitter launched

The online hate dashboard keeps its list of accounts secret making way for independent scrutiny.

Russians face extremism charges for sharing memes; local social networks, communications ministry ask for law change
World

Russians face extremism charges for sharing memes; local social networks, communications ministry ask for law change

According to the independent rights group Agora, 43 people were given prison terms for internet posts and memes in Russia in 2017, up from 32 in 2016.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee espoused Hindutva, but disliked violence; VS Naipaul understood fragility of moderate positions
India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee espoused Hindutva, but disliked violence; VS Naipaul understood fragility of moderate positions

No one is perfect and we owe it to ourselves to be honest. In that spirit, here's a look at aspects of the lives of Vajpayee and Naipaul.

Unfreedom director on censorship row: 'Showed me how important it is to make your art the way you want'
Entertainment

Unfreedom director on censorship row: 'Showed me how important it is to make your art the way you want'

Director Raj Amit Kumar tells us about his long battle to get his debut feature, Unfreedom, released.

YouTube removed 5 million videos related to extremism, misinformation and child endangerment in Q4 2017
News & Analysis

YouTube removed 5 million videos related to extremism, misinformation and child endangerment in Q4 2017

YouTube said it would be difficult to enforce a “truth” policy, leaving the company to look for other policy violations to remove videos with misleading information.

Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionaries
Politics

Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionaries

Dalit activist Chetan Kumar aka Chetan Ahimsa takes a jab at Congress criticising the party over not giving opportunities to grassroots workers and those who lack money to spend on elections. Excerpts from the interview

Rajnath Singh asserts Naxalism on its last leg in India, says Maoists resorting to cowardly ambushes
India

Rajnath Singh asserts Naxalism on its last leg in India, says Maoists resorting to cowardly ambushes

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the "serious" challenge of Naxalism in the country has entered its "last leg" and Maoists are now resorting to coward ambushes against security forces as they are unable to undertake a direct fight

Erik Poppe’s U - July 22, recreates a horrifying event with stunning exactitude, but also raises questions
Entertainment

Erik Poppe’s U - July 22, recreates a horrifying event with stunning exactitude, but also raises questions

When a film deals with a horrific real world event, is recreating how it happened enough? Or should it provide context as well? | Examining Erik Poppe's Utøya 22.juli / U — July 22

K Palaniswamy calls for strengthening intelligence mechanisms to tackle extremism, communalism
India

K Palaniswamy calls for strengthening intelligence mechanisms to tackle extremism, communalism

Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswamy on Monday described extremism, communalism and left-wing terrorism as "very big threats" to the society.