Letters And Editorials

Pakistan: Democracy’s tyranny of majority eclipses monocracy

Democracy the modern system of government, generally believed, is the right answer for good governance delivering justice and respect for fundamental & human rights but the concept needs to be rightly understood and then implemented in its right perspective. People, in the Indian sub-continent, voted in through fair or rigged elections unfortunately misunderstand the ....

India: Post Jayalalithaa Tamil Nadu politics: Chinnamma Sasikala to be new TN CM

Not known as a possible heir during Jayalalithaa’s life time, Sasikala Natarajan, a close friend also involved in Jaya’s disproportionate assets case, will be the next CM of the state as the AIADMK MLAs who full majority in the state assembly have on February 05 elected her as its leader to enable her to become CM of the state. After a meeting of AIADMK MLAs, chaired by General Secretary VK S ....

Why Canadians and Americans Differ on Guns

When it comes to culture, America and Canada are not that far apart. We both enjoy the same sports, have similar governments, and watch many of the same movies and television shows. An American can easily travel up to Canada and fit right in, and the same goes for Canadians traveling south. While there are many similarities between the two cultures, there is one aspect in which they are rather far ....

Greece refuses extradition of Turkish coup soldiers!

Turkey and Greece with common borders continue to face mutual tensions and Greece is a major reason for Turkey’s efforts to enter the EU as a European power.

Also, those EU members who oppose Turkey to be a EU member mainly because Turkey is the only Muslim nation in entire European continent. For most of EU members find it embarrassing to have a Muslim nation in their estimably Christian ....

Is US-UK special relationship under threat under Trump presidency?

Like US-Russia relations, the bilateral ties between USA and UK also play important role in stabilizing international relations. 

UN veto members America and Great Britain have maintained special relationship for decades, notwithstanding changing governments in both western capitalist nations. Arrival of ultra nationalist Donald trump on US political arena directly as US presid ....

Issues before USA as Trump inaugurates presidency

Election of Republican candidate Donald Trump was possibly the top most world news of the year 2016. Donald Trump defeated the powerful Democratic candidate and former US foreign minister Hillary Clinton in a shocking way. Jews and Israel, looking forward to further squeeze the Palestinians in genocides and illegal expansionism with US backing, are particularly worried that their favourite lobbyis ....

India: Dear Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Kashmir, yet again, routinely celebrated ´Indian Republic Day´ within the precincts of Bakshi stadium and as reported all went peacefully while keeping the entire Kashmiri populace confined behind closed doors. Indian army, a million strong, successfully maintained security, law and order to deserve accolades and some gallantry awards. Your army jawans who killed Burha ....

Tensions in South Asia: Pakistan test-fires nuclear missile

Pakistani effort to catch up with India

Pakistan on January 24 Tuesday successfully test-fired its second indigenously-developed nuclear-capable missile Ababeel, capable of engaging multiple targets with high precision with a range of 2,200 km, which brings many Indian cities within its striking range. The test firing comes two weeks after the launch of submarine-fired Babar III that ....

Israel-Palestine Conference in France: Focus on Future Palestine

Apparently, the stranded Mideast peace process that has restarted in the New Year would bring enduring peace to the region. France, a UN veto member has come forward to mediate between an arrogant nuclear power Israel and the besieged Palestine nation. Thus an international peace conference aimed at bringing a resolution to the vexed Israeli-Palestinian conflict opened in Paris on Sunday the Janua ....

Premises of Trump’s foreign policy orientation and future of international order – A study in Trumpism

Today’s international order is being decided almost entirely by US super power - at least by and large.

In fact, international order since the World War II, though launched b y Germany, is being controlled and regulated by USA while Europe and bulk of Asian nations lend support for this arrangement made after the WW-II.

Needless to say that veto power USA enjoys has been major reas ....

Trump Alleges Presidental Election Cyberattacks Are Rumours

One major cause of global tensions obviously is the bad US-Russia reactions as the vested interests have managed so far to sustain the Russo-US conflict, directly harming international relations as well. Much of regional conflicts owe to animosity between the top powers - like fascist Israeli aggression and expansionism in Palestine and denial of freedoms to and killing of Kashmiris by their occup ....

Indian politics: Rising son Akhilesh Yadav UP CM outsmarts his own promoter-father Mulayam Yadav

Whether it is good or shame for Indian prestige, in Indian politics sons and daughters and even other close relatives keep rising to lead the parties and make wealth as people come to politics only to make money by all possible means wither as ruling parties or working as opposition parties. The stage is set for the Uttar Pradesh elections which will be held in seven phases between February and M ....

Pakistan urges world to pressure India to hold referendum in Kashmir

Positively encouraged by the recent global developments like Brexit and UN support vote for Palestine state, the next US president Donald Trump’s vouching for peace in Mideast, the very election of Donald Trump who thumped experienced and highly hopeful democratic candidate Hillary Clinton who is known to be pro-Israel and pro-India and never supported the Kashmir and Palestine causes - not even ....

Donald Trump to meet press on 11 January over conflict of interests

World has been looking for the news about real policies of newly elected US President Donald Trump to have an idea about what kind of presidency he would prefer to install- particularly if he would make nay departure from the usual US foreign policy matters with regards to Russia and Palestine or he would also continue the Neocon ideas of regimes everywhere by terror wars to make entire world to p ....

Demonetization as Indian tragedy: Modi silent on specifics of black money

Indians are today reeling not under the terrorism or cross border fires at LOC, but by the painful effects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetization move, that besides making the life common masses extremely miserable and intolerable, also is crippling national economy and prestige abroad. Ruling Barathiya Janata Party (BJP) is in a fix now as some state polls are round the corner. Bot ....

Incessant Bushfires and Its Impact on the Weather

In an era where there are countless campaigns in various forms about the need to protect the environment, it is a bit surprising to realise that such warnings have landed on deaf eyes. With bushfires being a major cause for the deplorable state of the weather in most parts of the world, it appears stiffer measures have to be put in place in other to ensure that a sustainable environment is created ....

Refugee crisis in Europe: Some observations

In view of terror wars launched by USA and NATO starting from Afghanistan to Syria, the world is facing an unprecedented, displacement cum refugee crisis, following exodus of refugees from the crisis nations to European Union (EU). Terror wars in West Asia force a regular flow of refugees into Europe. Today, besides murder of millions of Muslims, more than 65 million people are forcibly dis ....

Why was Russian ambassador killed in Turkey?

There can’t be two opinions that diplomatic envoys and missions the world over must at all times remain protected and immune while embassies and ambassadors should not do anything illegal or misuse their immunity.

The assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov in Ankara obviously meant to further destabilize the fragile Turkey-Russia relations with earlier attempts had failed t ....
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