Britain’s Indian Community Protests against Indian Govt’s Growing Autocracy

INDIAN community gathered in their scores in Glasgow Scotland.  They came from remote parts of England, Scotland and Wales deeply concerned about planet Earth and the shameful developments in India.

People of all faiths and of no faith expressed their unhappiness with the RSS led BJP government. They feel ashamed by the autocratic behaviour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, whose policies have increased poverty and hunger coupled with erosion of human rights.

Europe: The Subordinate Ally of the United States

IN recent months, European countries and the European Union have been put under pressure from the United States to substantially break ties with the People’s Republic of China as well as to orient Europe’s military towards confrontation with China. The pressure campaign – which began with US President Donald Trump and continues with his successor Joe Biden – goes against the obvious interests of most European countries.

Bangladesh: A Grim Landscape of Bloodletting and Violence

THE world was shocked and outraged with the bloodletting and violence between October 13 and 16, in Bangladesh. This is unprecedented in terms of emotional damage; because this was a direct assault on the Durga puja celebrations in some parts of Bangladesh. The violence broke out in the Durga puja festivity in Comilla’s Nanuar Dighi. Later on, it spread to Chandpur, Noakhali and Chittagong.

Afghanistan: Caught between Poverty and Possibility

THE future of Afghanistan will be determined not only in Kabul, where the Taliban is now firmly in power but also in places such as the Wakhan Corridor. A narrow strip of land that runs along the northern fringe of Afghanistan, the Corridor was formed in 1893 as a buffer between the Tsarist empire of Russia and the British empire of India. It is sparsely populated, its roughly 15,000 Wakhi (Kyrgyz) residents reliant upon adventure tourism.

Venezuela and the Re-Emergence Of Sovereignty in the Americas

ON September 22, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro appeared at the United Nations General Assembly via a pre-recorded speech. He appeared there after a month of successfully challenging the attempt by the United States of America to isolate Venezuela politically and suffocate it economically. “It is possible to confront imperial aggressions,” Maduro said in a measured tone.

All these Military Alliances in Indo-Pacific

THE impact of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is slowly being felt on geo-politics. NATO allies of the US, mostly from Europe, felt betrayed by the US decision, as they were not consulted. Rubbing salt over these injuries is the announcement of a new defence arrangement between the US, UK and Australia, termed as AUKUS. Coincidentally, within a day of the announcement of the AUKUS, the EU had come out with its own strategic document on the Indo-Pacific.

A War in Mozambique to Protect the Interests of Big Energy

ON February 18, 2010, Anadarko Moçambique – a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum (bought by Occidental Petroleum in 2019) – discovered a massive natural gas field in the Rovuma Basin off the coast of northern Mozambique. Over the next few years, some of the world’s largest energy corporations flocked to Cabo Delgado province, where the basin is located. These included corporations like France’s TotalEnergies SE (which bought Anadarko’s project) and the United States’ ExxonMobil.

The United States is the Greatest Scofflaw

THERE are 35 countries in the American hemisphere, from Canada – the largest by area – to St. Kitts and Nevis – the smallest by area. Almost one billion people live in the Americas, with the largest country by population being the United States (with 329 million people). Each of the countries in the Americas is a member of the United Nations (UN), 35 out of 193 countries, and all of them have ratified its charter; all 35 members have ratified the Charter of the Organisation of American States (OAS).


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