Terrorism

  • No faith teaches terrorism

    In no way, it will be a sweeping statement to say that this is an age of misinterpretations. While discussing some literary piece in the classroom, I have always encouraged my students to come up with their own perspectives and formulate a...

  • Listen, Why don't we look "right"? #Terrorism

    With the recent arrests of members of the Right-Wing outfit, Sanatan Sanstha, allegedly involved in murders of progressive rationalist liberals, I’m have been sitting introspecting on the very basic – why have we taken so very long ...

  • India’s Murderous Mobs

    On 17 July renowned social activist and Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh was brutally beaten up and verbally abused in Jharkhand by a violent mob apparently having allegiance with the ruling BJP. Fortunately, they did not succeed in murdering t...

  • Threats to scribes are omnipresent now

    Guwahati: As we were preparing to complete the first half of 2018, shocking news broke from America, one of the professed liberal space for journalists in a democracy on Earth. A gunman stormed into the newsroom of a Maryland newspaper in USA a...

  • JNU's lump-in-throat response to DMC's notice on course on 'Islamic Terrorism'

    In reply to a notice by Delhi Minorities Commission, JNU Registrar Dr Pramod Kumar, has said that ''there was no course on ‘Islamic terror’ proposed in the Academic Council''.

  • Shahid Azmi Memorial Lecture to be on 6 April by Justice Thipsay on 'Terror Trials'

    This year's Advocate Shahid Azmi Memorial Lecture will be on 'Terror Trials: Reflections on Fundamental Rights and Judicial Independence' by Justice (Retd) Abhay M. Thipsay

  • When a terrorist is not a terrorist?

    “Why won't Trump call Austin bomber what he is? A Terrorist,” this is the title of the story by Alice Salles of Carbonated TV. The Austin bombing suspect is being called a domestic terrorist by people on social media, but why wo...

  • The dissident terror narrative

    There is of course a 'dissident' narrative. It is perhaps muted since saying it out loud in today’s day and age amounts to ‘sedition’. But it needs being aired. The official narrative would likely figure as a box ticked in Modi’s last lap into ele...

  • Kasganj And Before: RSS And Conspiracies Are Synonymous

    At Kasganj Muslims of the area suffered life threatening violence and wide spread destruction of properties on the Republic Day, January 26, 2018 perpetrated by the organizations affiliated to RSS

  • Kashmir Police gives clean chit to the “suicide bomber” who never was

    Sadia Anwar Shaikh, 18-year-old Pune girl was arrested by Kashmir Police on 26 January claiming that she was planning to explode herself during the Republic Day parade in Kashmir.

  • What if a guy named Muhammad blew up Texas church?

    'If a guy named Mohammad blew up that church yesterday. O my God, O my God, Washington would be on fire," says MSNBC Morning Joe Host. Joe Scarboroug was alluding to Sunday's shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherl...

  • Migrant Jihadis: ISIS Freed From Raqqa, In Search Of Endless Battles

    The final shoot-out in the old Wild West movies has the camera dwell on the blaze engulfing the Sherrif’s office. The Sherrif leads the charge into the saloon where the bad men lounge around. If this analogy is to be applied to th...

  • Globalization Of Terror: Syrian Intelligence Sheds Light On Rohingya Exodus

    Evidence of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state since the 7th century is not accompanied by a narrative of harmony with the Buddhist majority in Burma (Myanmar) throughout this period. But since 1970-80, increased repression, economic depriv...

  • Needed a Non-Doctrinaire Left to Carry Gauri Lankesh Vision

    The BJP’s defeat at the hands of AAP in Delhi, Ahmad Patel’s victory in Gujarat, an unprecedentedly massive rally in Bihar, the embarrassment on demonetization, are clearly not making the rulers smell of roses.

  • Col. Purohit: Aryavarta’s soldier, not a mere mole

    The Malegaon accused Col. Purohit has been granted bail by the Supreme Court. We know that bail in terror cases, especially those involving bomb blasts, is rare, if not altogether impossible to secure. Take fore example, the following cases. Mo...

  • The attack on Amarnath yatris is horrifying, serves no purpose, God-fearing Kashmiri in deep sorrow

    The attack on Amarnath yatra pilgrims, killing seven and injuring several, is not just extremely tragic and shocking, but totally against the very concept of Kashmiriyat. It’s hard if not impossible to believe that any Kashmiri could have...

  • Lynching of innocent Muslims in India; an incomplete list #NotinMyName

    The Indian Government's lackadaisical stand on vigilante 'justice' and the 'verdicts' of kangaroo courts is emboldening the unruly mobs. Highly polarised groups (read Hindus) are going berserk and the government is turning a...

  • Casualties in Finsbury Park Mosque Could Have Been Much Higher and Fatal

    Had the attacker not confused the spot, few yards away from the mosque, where Muslims were attending a elderly man who had collapsed there, probably due to heart attack.

  • Rajnath Singh’s Comments On Terrorism & Indian Muslims

    Will anyone believe if the government claims that it was able to stop Islamic State from getting a foothold in India, but it has not been able to stop cow terror?

  • SDPI inaugurates national campaign against politics of terror with a mammoth conference in Bangalore

    Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) has launched a countrywide campaign with the slogan “Unite Against the Politics of Terror” aimed at creating awareness among the masses about the prevailing feeling of fear and ...