Daily Archives: March 11, 2017

Will Modi’s UP-Uttarakhand sweep help Hasina!

The BJP's sweep in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand state polls is a huge boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image. Those in the party who were blaming Modi for demonetisation...

Indian State Election: BJP wins in UP-Uttarakhand; Congress in Punjab

The BJP has given Modi a thumping victory in Uttar Pradesh (UP), where the party has won 324 of the state’s 403 seats. The PM’s party has also bagged...

Is U Wirathu above law?

U Kyaw Myo Shwe, a follower of U Wirathu, recently opened a case under Burma’s Telecommunications Law against the Myanmar Now journalist at a police station in Mandalay Burma’s...

Indian media on the fake news bandwagon

The media in South Asia is often accused of creating fake news, but their techniques seldom come to light. A section of Indian media quite readily jumps on the...

For Modi, A Tip On Aiming For The Nobel Prize

While the country is obsessing over tomorrow's (11th March) election outcome in UP and four other states, I have been away in distant Colombia discovering that there is perhaps...

BJP leader commits to closing slaughterhouses in UP by 12 March midnight

With BJP winning the election in UP it's time for Amit Shah to go by his promise. As state prepares to celebrate BJP win in the communally sensitive UP, it’s...

India apex court issues unprecedented warrant against sitting judge

For the first time in independent India, the Supreme Court issued a warrant order against a sitting judge of the High Court. This was an unprecedented decision in the...

Pakistan and Sri Lanka reaffirm its military ties

Pakistan and Sri Lanka are renewing their military ties with a series of training activities planned between the navies of the two countries alongside the arrival of two naval...