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While the Pakistani establishment was aware of the BJPs manifesto commitment, the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A came as a shock. Kashmir has been so emotive an issue that reactions in Pakistan have been expectedly sharp. For one, even saner sections of intelligentsia believe, the heart of any dialogue process for normalization of ties with India has been removed....

Willliam Dalrymple's latest book "The Anarchy" published by Bloomsbury and releasing on September 10, tells the remarkable story of how one of the world's most magnificent empires disintegrated and came to be replaced by a dangerously unregulated private company, based thousands of miles overseas in one small office, five windows wide, and ans...

On Tuesday, the fifth day of hearing in Ayodhya dispute case, Hindus submitted at the Supreme Court that a temple was destroyed and a mosque was built over it. Such an act couldn't deprive the deity and the temple of the ownership of the place, they said....

Lynching alone has not been the only fallout of making Holy cow as central to the agenda of Hindu nationalist BJP and its co travelers towards Hindu Rashtra. In the dreaded phenomenon of lynching the major victims have been the religious minorities and dalits as highlighted by in the letter of 49 eminent film and ...

New emergent facts pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir and its Constitutional status from Dr S.N. Busis laborious six volumes on B.R. Ambedkar -- "Framing the Indian Constitution", once again reiterates how Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru moved ahead with his idea of making the erstwhile Princely State his shop window for secularism given that the new d...