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Police Brutality in Chennai: Protesters Detained Near Tamil Nadu Bhawan in Delhi

Mohd Aasif | Caravan Daily NEW DELHI -- More than two dozen protesters have been detained from Tamil Nadu Bhawan in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi by Police on Saturday afternoon as they were protesting against police...

AAP Victory in Delhi: Secular India Stands Defeated

Binu Mathew IN spite of a full fledged campaign based on hate politics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) failed to win the coveted Delhi state elections. Aam Aadmi Party (Common People’s party)...

US Senators Raise Concern over Kashmir and CAA-NRC Ahead of Trump’s India Visit 

Caravan News NEW DELHI—Weeks before the planned India visit of President Donald Trump, four influential US senators have raised the issue of restrictions on digital communication in Kashmir and urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

OPINION

Corporate America in Israel and Illegal Settlements — Stephen Lendman

STEPHEN LENDMAN | Caravan Daily US COMPANIES operating in illegal Israeli settlements are the tip of the iceberg in bilateral economic, financial, and military relations. According...

‘Kashmir: How Long will This Oppression Last? — A.G. Noorani

What Prime Minister Narendra Modi did on Aug 5, 2019, went far beyond the abrogation of Article 370. It was the constitutional and political...

What Supreme Court Chooses to Hear, What It Doesn’t and Why — Aakar Patel

AAKAR PATEL INDIA’S Supreme Court suo moto (on its own) wants to hear the matter of an infant dying after being brought to the Shaheen...

Manufacturing Hate and Violence: Anurag Thakur’s ‘Shoot the Traitors’

Social organisations and political parties need to cultivate Indian fraternity again. PROF RAM PUNIYANI | Caravan Daily NOAM CHOMSKY is one of the leading peace workers...

INDIAN MUSLIMS

History and the Plight of Muslims in India

Dr Waheeduddin Ahmed | Caravan Daily "In the year 997, a Turkish chieftain by the name...

After Babri Masjid, VHP Shifts its Focus on Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi

Caravan News NEW DELHI -- After getting a satisfactory verdict from the Supreme Court on Ram temple...

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan’s Relatives Beaten, Humiliated by Cops Over Celebration

Caravan News NEW DELHI -- After Amanatullah Khan, a sitting MLA of AAP, defeated Braham Singh...

Rutgers Students, Faculty Organize Protest Over India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

NEW JERSEY -- The students of Rutgers University held a protest against India’s Citizenship Amendment...

Police Tore Our Hijab; Hit on Private Parts, Allege Jamia Students

Mohd Aasif | Caravan Daily NEW DELHI -- A new graffiti is peeping from the walls...

This Budget is the Most Anti-Poor in the History of India:...

The BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India will be a $5 trillion dollar economy by 2024. However, the recently presented...

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Supreme Court Judge Warns Against “Labelling Dissent as Anti-National”

"The destruction of spaces for questioning and dissent destroys the basis of all growth -- political, economic, cultural and social. In this sense, dissent...

POLITICS

Communalism, Not the Roadblock, is the Real Danger

 The recent rise of the right wing forces has completely turned the democratic process upside down with narrowing the whole discourse into majority-minority conflict. Khalid...

SHORT TAKES

Israel Blocks Palestinian Exports Amid Trade Crisis

RAMALLAH (Agencies) -- Israel on Sunday imposed a ban on Palestinian agricultural exports, in a move the Palestinians blasted as a “dangerous” escalation in...

NEIGHBOURS

Pakistan Prime Minister Warns Repeat of Myanmar in India

In exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency, Imran Khan spoke on a range of global and domestic issues ISLAMABAD (AA) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan...

ASIA

15 Rohingya Refugees Drown After Boat Sinks Off Bangladesh, Several Missing

Around 130 people were packed on the fishing trawler that was trying to get across the Bay of Bengal. BANGLADESH (AFP) -- At least 15...

AFRICA

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Caravan News ADDIS ABABA -- The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, who helped end his country's...

MIDDLE EAST

Defending Political Freedoms: Incidents in Israel and Scandinavia Raise Alarm Bells

James M Dorsey | Caravan Daily INCIDENTS this week in Israel and Scandinavia ring alarm bells. They highlight how the rise of civilisationalist leaders in...

ECONOMY

This Budget is the Most Anti-Poor in the History of India:...

The BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India will be a $5 trillion dollar economy by 2024. However, the recently presented...

INDIAN MUSLIMS

History and the Plight of Muslims in India

Dr Waheeduddin Ahmed | Caravan Daily "In the year 997, a Turkish chieftain by the name of Mahmud became sultan of the little state of...

After Babri Masjid, VHP Shifts its Focus on Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi

Caravan News NEW DELHI -- After getting a satisfactory verdict from the Supreme Court on Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has now shifted...

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan’s Relatives Beaten, Humiliated by Cops Over Celebration

Caravan News NEW DELHI -- After Amanatullah Khan, a sitting MLA of AAP, defeated Braham Singh of BJP by a record margin of 71, 827...

Rutgers Students, Faculty Organize Protest Over India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

NEW JERSEY -- The students of Rutgers University held a protest against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Friday in front of Scott Hall...

Police Tore Our Hijab; Hit on Private Parts, Allege Jamia Students

Mohd Aasif | Caravan Daily NEW DELHI -- A new graffiti is peeping from the walls of the Jamia Millia Islamia, and it asks a...

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Communal Riots 2019: Toxic Discourse Raging on in India

Irfan Engineer, Neha Dabhade, Suraj Nair ATTITUDINAL violence and structural violence contribute immensely to physical violence in the forms of communal riots and mob lynching....

CJI Gogoi Was Blot on Judiciary, But Other SC Judges Equally Culpable: Markandey Katju

The retired Chief Justice of India Justice Katju writes Indians need answers to judiciary's failures in Gogoi's tenure Markandey Katju WHEN former chief justice of India...

Clearview: The App That Helps Strangers Find Your Name and Personal info From A...

Rhodri Marsden THE apparent transformation of China into a surveillance society has been watched with interest. The facial recognition systems being rolled out in Chinese...

In Kashmir, Internet Shutdown Leaves Startups Gasping

OUT OF THE NET How the continuing Internet shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir is driving thousands of thriving businesses and start-ups out of business Arjumand Andrabi...

Rohingya Face Genocide, Rules World Court; Orders Immediate Measures

Emergency provisional measures should be implemented to protect the Rohingya inside Myanmar, rule the court. THE HAGUE (Agencies) -- The UN's top court ruled on...

SPORTS

Sania Mirza Clinches Doubles Title On Comeback

  Caravan News Hobart -- After a sabbatical of two years, Sania Mirza clinched the WTA Hobart International trophy with Ukrainian partner Nadiia Kichenok as the...

Test Cricket Returns to Pakistan After 10-year Hiatus

Caravan News ISLAMABAD -- December 11, 2019 will be recorded as one of the most significant days in the cricket history of Pakistan. Wednesday morning,...

Qatar Crisis: Move to Play Football in Qatar, Signals Thaw in Gulf Ties

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they will participate in this month's Arabian Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, signalling...

Gulf Soccer Suggests the Times They Are a-Changin

Gulf soccer may be giving Bob Dylan’s 1964 hit, ‘The Times They Are a-Changin,’ a new lease on life. James M Dorsey | Caravan Daily QATAR...

We Had Allah with Us: England Captain Eoin Morgan

NEW DELHI (IANS) -- World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has praised New Zealand and reckons the Kiwis had a decent run in the...