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Curse of Authoritarianism: Pakistan’s Viceregal Politics and Regimentality of Social Institutions

Curse of Authoritarianism: Pakistan’s Viceregal Politics and Regimentality of Social Institutions

In the world order which was emerging after World-War II, the British Empire was struggling to maintain its colonies all over the world and especially in the subcontinent. The war had exhausted the resources of the empire which was based on racial superiority and stimulated the political process for independence […]

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Muhammad bin Salman – Prodigium of the Gladiator Empire

Muhammad bin Salman – Prodigium of the Gladiator Empire

On 21st of June, 2017, King Salman of Saudi Arabia sent shockwaves within the perennial Kingdom and across the globe with the announcement of succession of his son, Muhammad bin Salman – who is commonly known as MbS – to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. The royal decree announced […]

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Hindutva Organisations Battle for India

Hindutva Organisations Battle for India

Ever since the assumption of power by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in May 2014, Hindutva outfits have been able to unleash themselves in a manner like never before. In recent years, organised schemes like public lynching, cow-vigilantism, anti Romeo squads, Love Jihad, Ghar Wapsi have been adopted by these […]

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Tensive Tendrils of Pakistan Iran Relations

Tensive Tendrils of Pakistan Iran Relations

The recent statement by high ranking Major General Mohammad Baqeri to strike at “terror safe havens” inside Pakistan has caused a great tumult in the region.  In response, The Foreign Office (FO) on Tuesday cautioned Tehran that a warning issued by the Iranian army chief a day earlier was against […]

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Jihad and The Contemporary Geopolitics – An Introduction

Jihad and The Contemporary Geopolitics – An Introduction

Analyses and Opinions, Research Articles April 13, 2017 at 11:27 am 4 comments

Preamble The history of clashes, conflicts, and wars is as old as humanity itself. In a world tinted with differences in race, color, language, religion, ideologies, laws and civilizations, conflicts are inevitable.  Both classical and contemporary thinkers and philosophers have asserted this very truth of human attitudes. From the ‘white […]

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Armed member of anti islamic group BAIR following an American Muslim women (Source Fox News)

The March of Militant Islamophobia

An attack on a mosque in Quebec on January 29, 2017 has sent shockwaves across the world. Six Muslim worshippers were murdered in cold blood by an attacker who was initially asserted to share the same faith due to a mistake by witnesses. The attacker was later found out to […]

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Islamophobia in Europe

Islamophobia in Europe

Islamophobia is one of the most contentious concepts today. Literally translated as the ‘fear of Islam’, many argue that no such phenomenon exists. Yet far from being an intellectual debate, Islamophobia or anti-Muslimism is a glaring reality. Since the September 11 attacks and the London bombings 2005, Muslims throughout the […]

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Source: Amnesty International

Honor killing in Pakistan

‘Honor’ – an undefined concept in a patriarchal society – has long been used to justify the criminality of murder. Women are considered as the most oppressed group in the Pakistani society. Almost every day there are stories in newspapers reporting horrible crimes against women, such as acid throwing, Vani, […]

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Source: Tribune International

Saudi’s Way Forward: Vision 2030

Geopolitics, Middle East May 11, 2016 at 5:29 am 1 comment

Once ruled by the Ottoman Empire, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia began to take its shape in the early years of 1902 by Ibn Sa’ud who belonged to the merchant class of Najd, after series of inter-tribal politics, Saud managed to conquer Riyadh and the modern day country made its […]

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Contemporary State of Minorities in India

Contemporary State of Minorities in India

Human Rights, Regional November 5, 2015 at 4:26 am 0 comments

Eversince Narendra Modi assumed power back in May 2014, violent attacks and hate speeches against religious minorities in India have increased considerably. Narendra Modi, a hardline Hindu nationalist, is a staunch follower of Hindutva ideology. The Hindutva ideology is advocated by Sangh Parivar, a collection of Hindu religious, social and […]

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