( Kashmir )
Nigeria is turning into a failed state and instead of cracking on the brutal extremists it is going brutally after peace loving and patriotic Shia muslims.
On the otherhand Boko Haram has unleashed several inhuman acts but Nigerian state has failed to give answers. The kidnapping of scores of girls on the night of April 14-15, 2014, in the town of Chibok, in northeastern Nigeria, about a two-hour drive from the border with Cameroon was a catastrophe. The Government Girls Secondary School had...
( Kashmir )
Very well encapsulated by Simone de Beauvoir in her magnum opus the second sex that “woman is not born as a woman she is made women”. This line is a sheer critique to male chauvinism and misogyny. It has lucidly shrugged off the nature of patriarchal society where women in general is constructed as “other” and “inferior” and in particular, they are restricted to what Tasleema Nasreen, a Bangladeshi novelist, calls “claustrophobic confines”. The creative powers of...
Mohammad Javad Zareef
( Iran )
THE world will soon celebrate the implementation of the landmark agreement that resolves the unnecessary, albeit dangerous, crisis overIran’s nuclear program. All parties hoped, and continue to believe, that the resolution of the nuclear issue would enable us to focus on the serious challenge of extremism that is ravaging our region — and the world. President Rouhani has repeatedly declared that Iran’s top foreign policy priority is friendship with our neighbors, peace and stability...
Prof. Dr. Muzaffar Assadi
( New Delhi )
The recent offer made by a film producer to Tamil superstar Rajinikanth to act in a movie on the ‘Tiger of Mysore’, Tipu Sultan, has yet again opened up a Pandora’s Box. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and some Hindutva groups have demanded that Rajinikanth refuse the offer. This argument is made on the grounds that Tipu, the 18th century ruler of Mysore state, was a “tyrant” who killed thousands of Hindus as they refused to convert to Islam. This is not the first time that Tipu’s name...