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Propaganda Against Sikhs

BJP has been desperately trying to create a bogey of Khalistan for the last one year, and by implication alienating the Sikh community.  Sikhs face...

Sri Lanka has to act more than India

The joint development of the Trincomalee Oil Tank Farm entails more strategic interests than commercial interests for India. Trincomalee is strategically positioned, and it...

Hindu extremists target India’s Christians

Emboldened Hindu nationalist outfits have unleashed a wave of anti-Christian violence under the pretext of forced conversions, instilling fear in India’s small Christian minority. In...

Sacked belly-dancing teacher sparks Egypt debate over women’s rights

In Egypt, a viral video of a teacher belly-dancing has sparked a national debate about women's rights and the country's socially conservative values. Aya Yousef...

Mahawamsa and Buddha’s visits to Lanka – EDITORIAL

The Mahawamsa or the Great chronicle of Lanka does not start with the account of Vijaya, the first recorded king of the country. The...

Haridwar call for genocide direct result of Modi ‘tolerating’ Islamophobic policies

A high-level briefing organised in Washington DC, in which as many as 17 human rights and interfaith organizations -- including Amnesty International USA, Genocide Watch...

There is no national security without child protection – Dr. Wickramanayaka

Child Protection is a National Crisis in Sri Lanka. 30 years after signing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)...

The Hindutva brigade’s paradox

The RSS doesn’t see the bigotry of proclaiming to be proud Hindus wanting to build a Hindu nation but utilising western symbolism alien to...

Majoritarian violence is slowly tearing India apart

But resistance to the violent and divisive politics of Hindu nationalists is also growing. In India, the new year started with a perverse attack on...

No Progress in China-India Military Talks

A 14th round of military talks ended with a joint statement but no real progress. India and China held a 14th round of military talks...

India highlights dark side of vegetarianism – By Pallavi Aiyar

Growing up as a Hindu in 1980s India, my culinary life unfolded against the backdrop of the question mark that punctuates all Indian diets:...

Thailand Raises COVID-19 Alert Level as Neighbors Brace for Omicron Surge

Thailand’s government yesterday raised its COVID-19 alert level in response to a continued steady spread of the Omicron variant of the disease. Kiattiphum Wongrajit, permanent secretary...

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