Turkey

Know what is “secular” to avoid Hindu-haters trap

Secularism, Supreme Court, Ayodhya, PS Deshmukh, Pt Nehru, 42nd amendment, the Emergency, Turkey, Christianity, Dar Al Islam, Rabindranath Tagore, Ashoka’s Edicts, Taslima Nasreen, KM Munshi, Oxford Dictionary, Webster

Know "secularism" and how it's used

India seemingly has armies of self-appointed guardians of secularism, such as those who petitioned the Supreme Court to turn Ayodhya’s disputed site to a pub

India going ahead with S-400 missiles from Russia

India, Russia, New Delhi, Moscow, Putin, Modi, Trump, S-400 missiles, Patriot missiles, CAATSA, Pacific Ocean, Turkey, Iraq, China, Riyadh, Yemen, Houthi rebels, Putin, Modi

India is undeterred by US threat

India doesn’t intend to scuttle its plans to buy S-400 Triumf from Russia despite the spectre of US sanctions.

Modi and calculus behind “no” on Jerusalem

Modi, Donald Trump, Jerusalem, Israel, Palestine, Benjamin Netanyahu, Nikki Haley, Hafiz Saeed, Palestinian Authority, Russia, Syria, Hezbolllah, Iran, Islamic State, West Asia, Middle East, Turkey, CPEC, China, Pakistan

Modi and Netanyahu: Not seeing eye to eye

There’s been a disquiet in India’s public space over Modi government’s rejection of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s C

Remembering Bipin Chandra Pal: Who called Gandhi “Papal Autocrat”

Indian National Congress, Mahatma Gandhi, Ahimsa, Independence, Lal-Bal-Pal, Subhas Chandra Bose, Muslim appeasement, Partition. Sri Aurobindo, Sylhet, Lord Curzon, St. John Brodrick, Bengal, Rabindranath Tagore, Surat Session, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya, Dadabhai Naoroji, Prince of Wales, Mandalay Jail, Mahatma Ganhi, Khilafat Movement, Ottoman Sultan, Turkey, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Separate Electorates, Leo Tolstoy, Papal Autocrat

The revolutionary who united Bengal

The popular history has Indian National Congress-Mahatma Gandhi-Ahimsa-Independence as a sequential thread embedded in the mind of free Indians.

Why Gandhi fell out with Arya Samaj

Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Mahatma Gandhi, Radhakrishnan, Kabir, Nanak, Chaitanya, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo, Brahmo Samaj, Ramakrishna Mission, Adi Sankaracharya, Romain Rolland, Vedas, Vedanta, Purana, Upanishads, Islam, Christianity, Satyarth Prakash, Ram Prasad Bismal, Swami Shraddhanand, Bhai Parmanand, Nehru, K.M. Pannikar, Shyamji Krishna Varma, Har Dayal, Sohan Lal Pathak, Ghadar Party, Gurukul Kangri, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Kathiawar, Banares, Lala Lajpat Rai, Bhagat Singh, Veer Savarkar, Mad

Swami Dayanand Saraswati death anniversary falls this week

Swami Dayanand Saraswati, whose death anniversary falls this week (October 30, 1883), deserves attention from all Indians.

Spot the link between Amnesty and Ramya

US State Department, Amnesty International, Ramya, Bengaluru, sedition, Congress-Left-Media nexus, Indian rightwing forces, George Soros, Hungarian Soros, Neil Clark, NGOs, CIA-agent, Human Rights Watch, Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, CIA, NED, IRI, USAID,  Radia Free Europe, Radio Free Asia, Shah of Iran, Yugoslavia OTPOR movement, Russia GOLOS, Venezuela, Ukraine, NATO, Kosovo camps, Turkey, Jordon, Libya, Iraq, Syria, ISIS, US-UK coalition, Kanhaiya

Soros, Amnesty, Ramya: See the link? 

Do you know that US State Department which supports Amnesty itself doesn’t allow foreign-funded NGOs on its land!!!

New Middle East: Exit US, Enter Russia

Russian diplomacy, Middle East, Henry Kissinger, America, Israel, Camp David agreement, New World Order, Axis of Resistance, Hezbollah, Eilat, Nasrallah, Al-Nusra Front, NATO, Putin, Sinai jetliner crash, Erdogan, Turkey, Daesh, Kurds, Su-24. NATO, Netanyahu, US, Incirlik, Aleppo, Irn, Saudis, Qataris

Turkey out in open against US

Both Turkey and Israel have made overtures to Russia in recent weeks. It seems even allies can no longer trust US on Middle East. All the aces are in Russia’s hands. 

Black Sea is now a Russian lake

Kiev, Ukraine, Ankara, Turkey, Sea Breeze, Odessa, Nikolaev, Black Sea, Hetman Sadaydachny, Chornobaevka, Kherson, Nikolaev, Mariupol, Ochakov, Nikolaev, Odessa, Dneproburgsky, Turkish Navy, Black Sea, Mediterranean, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, Syria, Crimea, Zmieny Island, 636 “Varshavyianka” project, Kalibr missiles, Tu-22 M3 bombers, Dzhankoe, Sevastopol, Armavir, Bastion rocket system

Putin on a “patrol” in Black Sea

Ukraine and Turkey are now in a military pact but Russia remains master of Black Sea. 

Why we can't win against terror

Jihadi, Peter Bergen, Paul Cruickshank, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Physicians for Global Survival, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, David Peterson, Oslo Peace Research Institute, Bashar al-Assad, Timo Kivimäki, Gulf War, Drone campaign, Al-Qaeda, William Polk, Violent Politics, Magna Carta, Andrew Cockburn, Kill Chain, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Bruce Hoffman, US Military Academy’s Combating Terrorism Center, Henry Jomini, West Point Military Aca

The uprooted humanity in the midst of ruins

The Western world is being drawn into a trap by careful designs of ISIS and al-Qaeda. Compassion alone can win the lost battle. 

Palmyra: So Mr Obama, who was helping ISIS?

Palmyra, Roman ruins of Palmyra, Assad regime, Syrian Arab Army, Ban Ki Moon, UNESCO, Islamic State, ISIS, terrorists, Obama administration, Latakia, Aleppo, Deir Ezzor, Raqqa, Turkey, Al-Qaeda, Jihadists, CIA mercenary forces, Idleb

Palymra: And they said Russia helped ISIS

The Palmyra victory was the biggest defeat yet of the Islamic State. It poses a problem for the Obama administration