Saudi government should have learnt lessons from past Haj stampede incidents

By Oken Jeet Sandham he Haj stampede in Saudi Arabia reminds us of past stampedes that killed hundreds of pilgrims and injuring hundreds. These tragedies have clearly shown that security mechanism to control the massive convergence of pilgrims at Mina from around the world is still not up the mark. Every year, lakhs of Muslims converge at Mina and Mecca

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Is India’s democratic system suitable to the Northeast people?

By Oken Jeet Sandham ur Northeast politicians are seen struggling in the sea of Indian political arena. Their political wisdom is fast waning. The Northeast is sharply divided on ethnic and tribal lines by wrong policies and programs of Delhi. Even after 70 years of India’s Independence, Delhi can hardly solve any of the issues of the Northeastern India –

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Delhi talks something, acts differently; a long road to Naga solution

By Oken Jeet Sandham t did not take time for the “Framework Agreement” signed between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM) turning into controversial one simply because both sides failed to make the contents public. However, the parties in agreement seemed to be struggling to justify that it was only a “Framework” for the contents to be incorporated.

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Opposing Hindi imposition is not anti-national

By Garga Chatterjee While the Indian Union and Pakistan celebrated the transfer of power from London to New Delhi and Karachi (something that goes by the name independence in these parts of the world), a twitter hashtag made news on 15th of August 2015. #StopHindiImposition was trending among the all India top 5. This was a well-coordinated campaign from citizens

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An answer to Syria’s predictable disaster

Jordan is quietly carrying out the one policy that might stem the tide of refugees fleeing war By David Blair It seems another age, but during the first eight months of Syria’s civil war, only 20,000 refugees fled Bashar al-Assad’s domain. By a cruel irony, that is exactly the number Britain alone is now preparing to accept. The raw figures

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The Britain-bashers’ moral outrage will not solve this migration crisis

Recognising that not all migrants are refugees is the first step to finding a constructive way forward By Boris Johnson If there is one thing that drives me nuts it is when people put on an air of bogus moral superiority. I mean the kind of finger-wagging holier-than-thou sermonising that has in the last few days been directed at Britain,

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