OPINIONS - 2020
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Perry & USHRCFA, should ask Tibeten GiE to clarify its borders with India, before asking Congress & President for independence of Tibet. By Hem Raj Jain

U.S. Congressman Scott Perry , on May 19 has introduced a  legislation (H.R. 6948) to the ‘US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs’ (USHRCFA) , A bill to authorize the President to recognize the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China as a

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Connecting the dots: Technology, healthcare, and pandemics like COVID-19. By Anjali Sunil, B Sai Sushma, Parv Julania, Pranav Raghuraman, Priya Sahu, K Shree Shantha

Technology is often seen as a bane that impedes human ability rather than benefit it. We have seen the cost of our advancement in the increasing rates of deforestation, the rise of global warming and the absolute carelessness with which we treat nature. The increase in awareness has led to people

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No excuse for inaction: #EndTobacco to prevent epidemics of diseases and deaths. By Shobha Shukla, Bobby Ramakant

Tobacco kills over 80 million people worldwide every year. Tobacco remains a deadly, and yet entirely preventable, risk factor for a host of diseases-from the world's biggest infectious disease killer tuberculosis to major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that account for over 70% deaths glob

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Trump’s offer to mediate Indo-China dispute double game & meaningless unless Corona matters settled. By Hem Raj Jain

Prez Trump should know that the present border of India with China has become irrelevant after Coronavirus - pandemic, due to Tibet factor.



This refers to offer of President Trump to mediate between Indo - China border dispute as reported also at  https://www.hindustantimes.com/ind

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The challenge of forming a minority rights commission in Pakistan. By Nasir Saeed

The matter of the establishment of The National Commission for Minority Rights in Pakistan is once again in the news. The commission was formed on May 5, 2020, but has faced a lot of opposition since then.



At first, it was opposed in the cabinet committee for the inclusion of members fr

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Rise in gender-based violence during COVID-19 warrants a gendered response. By Shobha Shukla

Preventing sexual and other forms of gender-based violence (SGBV) before it happens and meeting the needs of all survivors should always be a priority - but it becomes even more of a compelling priority during pandemics and other emergencies. Such crisis situations might exacerbate already existi

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China underestimating pressure on Trump, of Western - Christian values & presidential election, for enforcing democracy in China. By Hem Raj Jain

Never in the history of mankind has a political power generated such formidable military power and economic power as has been the predominant & invincible political ideology of ‘democracy with universal adult franchise’.  The Republic- democracy is not a gift of Christianity

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Governments' accountability for responding to COVID-19, NCDs and tobacco epidemics. By Shobha Shukla

Politics, in many ways, is the ultimate determinant of health, had said Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet, a couple of years back. In lead up to the 2020 World No Tobacco Day, and before the first virtual World Health Assembly began, a high level virtual meet with several governmen

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Hem Raj Jain writes An Open petition to Supreme Court for protecting most of Indians from Corona lock-down

To



Chief Justice



Supreme Court of India



New Delhi



Subject: - Online writ petition against Governments of Union of India and of all the States / Union Territories



 Hon’ble Sir



I am an Indian citizen and in the interest of prote

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Despite May 19 letter to W.H.O. Trump still shielding China about ‘Wuhan-lab-virus’. By Hem Raj Jain

President Trump and Secretary of State Pompeo have said from many platforms / forums that Corona is a laboratory made virus in Wuhan and China did not do legally expected (as per international laws and norms) to stop Coronavirus - pandemic spreading from Wuhan to the entire world. But Trump has o

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Houthis Should Come Out of Tehran’s Patronage. By Manish Rai

Houthis officially “Ansar Allah” dismissed the Saudi led coalition’s truce announcement last month. And accused the coalition of misleading the international community by escalating fighting and mobilizing forces at the same time. But indeed, it was Houthis themselves who mounte

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Stronger universal public health services, not privatization, will deliver #HealthForAll. By Shobha Shukla, Bobby Ramakant

When the world has come to a grinding halt due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, and it is majorly the public health services that are on the frontline of the efforts to contain it (with most of the private health industry 'safe distancing' by being shut or busy profit-minti

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Gandhi's talisman is best guiding light to reform public health. By Dr Sandeep Pandey, Shobha Shukla, Bobby Ramakant

Mahatma Gandhi's talisman is perhaps the best guiding light to reform the public health system in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic: "I will give you a talisman. Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test- "Recal

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Corona lock-downs in USA & India prove Christianity & Hinduism to be irresponsible & cruel religions. By Hem Raj Jain

In two major democracies (the most powerful the USA and the largest India) tens of millions of people are dependent on day to today earnings. But the ease with which the governments of both the countries have inflicted lock-downs in their countries without giving any thought (much less the prepar

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Poets can handle Covid-19 lockdown. By Dr. Stephen Gill

The more I think of the Covid-19 virus the more I become convinced that this infectious agent was created by maniac messiahs to strengthen their lust to control the bodies of the world governments.  Unexpectedly, the maniac messiahs also came under the control of this infectious agent. The a

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Without demanding emergency UNGA for launching UN investigation into ‘Chinese-lab-virus’ Trump’s accusations, unconvincing. By Hem Raj Jain

President Trump and Secretary of State Pompeo have said from many platforms / forums that Coronavirus is a laboratory made in Wuhan and China did not do legally expected (as per international laws and norms) to stop Coronavirus - pandemic spreading from Wuhan to the entire world. But so far the T

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Italy: Is Corona virus paving the way for dictatorial powers? By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah

For years I have focused on the cruel and needless suffering of the Christian Copts of Egypt. Religiously inspired laws and the dictates of a regime governing the Islamic state has always been the enemy of the Egyptian Copts. Long ago a barbaric Islamic army invaded and occupied the Pharaoh&rsquo

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Nurses unite to demand universal public health. By Shobha Shukla

To mark International Nurses' Day on May 12, millions of nurses around the world are calling on governments to commit to universal public health. "As we rebuild from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, we must transform the way societies are organised. We must organise our societi

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Supreme Court should take cognizance of criminally enforced lock-down. By Hem Raj Jain

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) should take cognizance (suo-motto or through writ  petition in SCI by some people / organization) of the lock-down matter: -



 (1)- For prosecuting functionaries of governments of India and of Maharashtra & other States under section 304-A I

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Justice Shah criticizes Supreme Court for wrong reasons rather should get filed proper writ petitions. By Hem Raj Jain

This refers to the criticism of Supreme Court of India (SCI) by Retired Justice A. P. Shah which is published in an article https://thewire.in/law/lockdown-democracy-rights-india-supreme-court . The immediate cause of his criticism is lockdown (due to Coronavirus pandemic) but Shah has dealt with

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Invisible Visible in Stephen Gill’s The Singer of Life. By Binod Mishra

Abstract: Stephen Gill, a novelist and poet, blends his sweeps of imagination with longings to attain spiritual bliss through his purity of passion pricking his earthly stay with heavy dosage of realism in his latest collection of poems entitled The Singer of Life. Acclaimed widely as a poet of p

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Intergenerational model gives hope even during pandemics. By Anjali Sunil, B Sai Sushma, Parv Julania, Pranav Raghuraman, Priya Sahu, K Shree Shantha

“The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world”, said United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres last week on the launch of the policy brief on older persons and coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “The fatality rate for older pe

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USA should work for planting Christian value of liberal secular democracy in China by amending TAIPEI Act. By Hem Raj Jain

Ref:- (i)- USA can deal with Corona-pandemic comprehensively only when committed to the Christian value of liberal secular democracy (ii)- Merely toothless tweeting by USA not enough (iii)- Even dissolution / reorganization of UN should not be feared by USA (iv)- USA should stop considering life,

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Women bear the brunt of humanitarian disasters, including COVID-19. By Shobha Shukla

The United Nations (UN) data estimates that 168 million people worldwide will need assistance in 2020 to deal with humanitarian crises, including natural disasters, extreme climate events, conflicts and infectious disease outbreaks. 25% of these will be women and girls of reproductive age. And th

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Yemen Torn Apart from Another Strife. By Manish Rai

Yemen’s leading Southern separatist group Southern Transition Council (STC) has declared self-rule and state of emergency in the areas under their control, including the port city of Aden. This bold move of the STC has been strongly condemned by Saudi Arabia led military coalition and Unite

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NATO leader USA should demand UN-inquiry about huge Corona-deaths only in NATO region. Hem Raj Jain

As per global Corona-death data given at https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/  as on April, 26 over 500 deaths per million people (DPMP) have happened in Belgium, Spain, Andorra, San Marino - over 400 DPMP in Italy - over 300 DPMP in France, UK, Sint Marten - over 200 DPMP in Netherlan

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Homage to Maharaja Hari Singh who acceded J&K to UOI in 1947. By Bhim Singh

The J&K National Panthers Party held a ‘Online Video Conference’ to pay homage to Maharaja Hari Singh, Jammu & Kashmir who acceded Jammu & Kashmir with Union of India on 26th October, 1947 by signing the Instrument of Accession. Maharaja Hari Singh was removed, though unco

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Macron can realize unthinkable if believes in participatory-UN, political-EU, Capitalism and welfare-State. By Hem Raj Jain

This refers to interview of French President Emmanuel Macron to ‘Financial’ Times (https://www.ft.com/content/3ea8d790-7fd1-11ea-8fdb-7ec06edeef84 ) where in view of on-going Coronavirus pandemic, he offers himself philosophically to achieve what seems unthinkable for the welfare of t

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COVID-19 makes the bag of woes heavier for marginalized populations. By Shobha Shukla

Agenda 2030 is a commitment by all countries to achieve sustainable development by 2030 for all, ensuring that no one is left behind, including marginalised communities like LGBT and sex workers. However, the stark reality is that, even in normal times, these vulnerable communities in Asia and th

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Will Indonesia mitigate COVID-19 by enforcing stronger tobacco control and ratifying global tobacco treaty? By Bobby Ramakant

President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, has been sent an appeal to urgently strengthen the response to corona virus disease (COVID-19) in the country, by stronger enforcement of comprehensive and evidence-based tobacco control measures, which includes immediate ratification of the global tobacco tre

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Trump owes it to USA, to ask UN to confirm Chinese claim that WHO said ‘Coronavirus is not Lab-made’. By Hem Raj Jain

Obviously in reply to the  accusation of Prez Trump and of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (that Coronavirus might have originated from a laboratory in Wuhan in China moreover China is not coming clean on the data of sick and dead in China due to Coronavirus) the Chinese foreign ministry on A

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Khalifa Haftar Getting Stronger. By Manish Rai

General Khalifa Haftar led Libyan National Army (LNA) offensive on Tripoli has now completed its first anniversary since it was launch. Current offensive has widened the proxy war, bringing more countries and foreign fighters into the Libyan battlefield making it more complicated. Yet neither sid

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Trump not realizing, Chinese Corona data will push largest democracy, poor India towards economically promising Communism. By Hem Raj Jain

Prez Trump is seemingly aware of the importance of the economy even during such national emergency (or war-like situation) as the Corona pandemic hence keeps on talking against all-out national lock-down or prolonged lock-downs in various States. But Prez Trump is dangerously unaware of the polit

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Not merely WHO, due to Corona Trump should reshape global order through alternative to UN. By Hem Raj Jain

During the last about a century the USA has been in the forefront for launching & managing global-order / trends based on economics (regarding exclusive private-Capitalism, joint-Capitalism, exclusive State-Capitalism as was in USSR, welfare-State etc) based on politics (regarding secularism

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Reproductive health services are essential services, including during pandemics like COVID-19. By Shobha Shukla

The recently released Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2020 shows that Asia and the Pacific region is not on track to achieve any of the 169 targets of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), including those around ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health services.

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Corona virus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is a grim reminder of what ails one, ails us all. By Bobby Ramakant

Over a million positive cases of corona virus disease (COVID-19) have been reported worldwide (1,018,150 cases as on 3rd April 2020) with 53,251 untimely deaths. Corona virus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. The United Nations health agency (World Health

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The Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement: A thorn in the Pakistani Military’s side: EFSAS Report

2019 was nothing if not a year of protests. From Chile to Hong Kong, passing through France, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Sudan and India, the world was engulfed in a wave of demonstrations, some more peaceful than others, where citizens rallied and shouted their grievances against their respective gover

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Would Christianity ask Trump, why 1 to 2 hundred thousand deaths in USA when not so much even Corona-cases in China? By Hem Raj Jain

Religion is supposed to be custodian of the values of the society. Hence it is expected that Christianity (which is the religion of the overwhelming majority in the USA) will come forward (especially when all other elements of the establishment have failed the USA) to uphold the values and vital

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Supreme Court should be moved against Governments for criminal negligence about Coronavirus caused all-India lock-down. By Hem Raj Jain

This refers to video  ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL8OWY6KVIk ) by Faizan Mustafa the former Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India  on legal issues involved about problem of huge crowded exodus and resultant sufferings of migrant workers & others due to

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At least after Kabul, the Sikhs should revive their spirit for controlling politics of Indian subcontinent. By Hem Raj Jain

This refers to unfortunate incidence of terrorist attack by Jihadi militants on a Gurudwara at Kabul, Afghanistan in which 27 civilians were killed and eight others were wounded on Wednesday as reported at https://www.afghanistannews.net/news/264423208/27-killed-8-injured-in-kabul-gurudwara-attac

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US Govt & Congress should spend $ 2 Trillion Corona-fund responsibly on permanent infrastructure for 15 million households. By Hem Raj Jain

It is now certain that the USA is going to spend over $ 2 Trillion on Coronavirus related matters as is evident from the report https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/23/coronavirus-updates-pelosi-to-release-stimulus-bill-as-senate-plan-stalls.html . Unlike many other democracies the constitutional arrange

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Balochistan: Pakistan’s Hidden Shame. By Manish Rai

Balochistan is Pakistan’s largest province in terms of area though it has a population of just around 12 million. If we put this in numbers Balochistan is approximately 44% of the country's total land mass and home to less than 5% of the country's population. It’s very thinly

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Corona bound to take USA / World on path of ‘New Horizon’ with joint-capitalism. Hem Raj Jain

The world was already moving towards ‘New horizon for mankind’ where due to unprecedented advance of modern science & technology for the last ~ 500 years (especially of recent IT revolution) the mankind would make space and planets the part of its life and Artificial-intelligence,

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Is HIV epidemic outpacing the AIDS response in Asia Pacific? By Bobby Ramakant

With nine months left to meet the HIV-related 2020 targets, we are not on track to end AIDS by 2030. In Asia Pacific region, despite unprecedented progress initially in scaling up HIV programmes for prevention, treatment, care and support (in different countries and key populations), we are still

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The frightening truth of religious intolerance against minorities in Pakistan. By Nasir Saeed

Religious intolerance and hatred against religious minorities in Pakistan have been rife for several decades, and yet, it is hardly ever recognised and addressed by the government. This obliviousness and negligent lack of action has caused severe damage to the fabric of Pakistani society and thre

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India Should Not Panic about Afghanistan. By Manish Rai

United States and Taliban have entered into an agreement in Qatari capital Doha which will pave way for US forces to leave war torn Afghanistan. Under the Doha agreement, the US has committed to reduce its force level to 8,600 from 13,000 soldiers in the next three to four months, with the remain

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Present problems of CAA-Kashmir-Afghan of 1.8 billion people of Old-India from Myanmar to Afghanistan, can be solved only through FSD-South Asia. By Hem Raj Jain

Historically from Myanmar to Afghanistan India has remained one country / political unity. During Mahabharat (epic) times mother of Kauravas (Gandhari) was from present day Kandhar and Babur & other Mughal rulers were ruling in Kabul of Afghanistan and Myanmar was part of British India. Prese

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President Trump’s visit to India: Prime Minister Modi’s government has been the real gainer. EFSAS Commentary

Those questioning the takeaways from United States (US) President Donald Trump’s visit to India may be guilty of missing the woods for the trees. The inability of the two countries to hammer out even a limited trade deal before Trump’s visit began, as also the absence of any other bil

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Iran should offer (even) military help as 32 killed by Sunni ISIS in violence against Shias in Afghanistan. By Hem Raj Jain

Normally government of properly functioning country takes care of any terrorist organization like ISIS (propagating fanaticism for the religion of  majority community, the Sunni Muslims in case of Afghanistan) but in the first place there is no government worth the name in Afghanistan and wh

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Universal access to sexual and reproductive health services is a human rights imperative. By Shobha Shukla

The Asia Pacific region is home to more than half of the global population and many low-income countries. While the region is witnessing rapid economic growth, gender inequalities persist and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services are far from being available to all. In the lead up to this

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Moscow Calls Shots in Syria Not Ankara. By Manish Rai

Syria and Turkey are locked in one of the worst military engagement in Syria’s North-West province of Idlib since last month. Land and air forces of both the countries have confronted each other. But Damascus is not all alone its biggest ally Russia is supporting it heavily for this campaig

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Finally, UN becoming relevant to people by filing petition in SCI against GoI but needs such on Kashmir too. By Hem Raj Jain

Prez Trump should develop friendship with Government but not at the cost of Indians. The intervention application (as reported at https://thewire.in/diplomacy/un-human-rights-chief-intervention-application-supreme-court-caa ) filed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR)

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"No stepping out" is the life-influencing message of breast cancer thriver International Women's Day special. By Dr Rita Banik - CNS

I was born and brought in a happy family in New Delhi. I had a twin sister and a younger brother.  Both my parents were working. I graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University in 1977 and went to Peoples’ Friendship University in Moscow (erstwhile USSR) for an integrated course in Ge

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Without procedural the substantive law meaningless hence USA should introduce its institutions in Afghanistan for success of US-Taliban agreement. By Hem Raj Jain

Anybody who knows anything about law knows that what is desired is mentioned in substantive laws, but it can be achieved only through proper procedural laws. Similarly, the objectives in Afghanistan can be achieved by the USA only when the elaborate & appropriate State- apparatus and Constitu

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USCIRF’s censure merely lip service to beleaguered Muslims unless gets moved SCI regarding Delhi riots, in presence of Trump. By Hem Raj Jain

About Delhi riots in which reportedly ~ 38 have been killed and over 300 injured ‘The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom’  (USCIRF) has issued a press release  that – “As President Donald Trump’s inaugural visit to India winds down,

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Mediatory initiative in Kashmir by the United Nations is indubitable. By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

The people of Jammu & Kashmir are grateful to Mr. Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations for having spared time in Islamabad, in the midst of myriad pressures, to discuss the very grave situation in Kashmir – a situation of a threat to the peace and stability of t

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Gender equity and human rights are pivotal for advancing progress on SDGs. ByShobha Shukla

The Nairobi Statement endorsed to mark 25 years of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) gives renewed hope and stronger thrust to gender equity and human rights. Achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights as a part of universal heal

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Trump & Taliban trying to go against time through self-defeating US-Afghanistan deal. By Hem Raj Jain

As per media reports and article by Sirajuddin Haqqani:



 (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/20/opinion/taliban-afghanistan-war-haqqani.html ) Taliban and the USA are going to sign a deal on February 29 for solving Afghanistan problem. But this deal is against time hence neither it is

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Alvi through press release should defend Presidential reference to SJC despite cowardice of Imran & Mansoor. By Hem Raj Jain

First and foremost, it should be understood that in modern progressive world the democracies are governed by rule-of-law and judiciary is the organ of State through which people ensure it. If judiciary (especially its supreme Court) becomes above law and starts ganging-up to protect the suspiciou

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Turks and Syrians Heading Towards a Major Conflict. By Manish Rai

Turkey and Syria are now directly involved in the military confrontation and this time not through proxies but through their regular troops since the start of this month. This all started when on February 3 Syrian artillery killed eight Turkish military and civilian support personnel, which resul

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HRCP rally for rights of peasants: demand to abolish feudalism. BY ABBAS KASSAR

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan took out a big rally of peasants which marched from Old Campus to press club. It was participated by hundreds of peasant’s women and men. Rally converged at press club where leaders of PHRC, members of civil society and peasants’ leaders addressed t

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Erdogan being grossly underestimated for ushering Muslim world into Caliphate. By Hem Raj Jain

The February, 14 address of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to joint session of Pakistan Parliament though has attracted media attention (specially in India) due to his comparison where he said that “There is no difference between Gallipoli and Kashmir” (as mentioned at https://www.t

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USA unnecessarily sacrificing troops in Afghanistan when can easily be pulled-out with help / assistance of India through mini-SAARC. By Hem Raj Jain

One can understand that the earlier US Administrations did not make proper & adequate efforts to pull out US-troops from Afghanistan but when Prez Trump also (who came in White House on explicit promise that he will do so) is clearly not serious about it, then it raises serious questions. Lik

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Iltija & Ors can solve Kashmir problem by mobilizing AJK & USA also and by invoking military power through UN & judiciaries. By Hem Raj Jain

Iltija Mufti daughter of former Chief Minister of J&K Mehbooba Mufti appeared on a NDTV program (https://www.ndtv.com/video/news/the-big-fight/omar-abdullah-mehbooba-mufti-slapped-with-psa-violation-of-democracy-or-essential-for-normalcy-540116?livevideo-top-shows ) where she tried to give an

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Accelerating progress on sexual & reproductive health & rights is key driver towards SDGs. By Shobha Shukla - CNS

Improvements in the health sector, as well as in other sectors such as infrastructure development, economic growth and poverty reduction, play a major role in improving not only health and life expectancy of the people, but also have a direct impact on their sexual and reproductive health.

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Pakistan should be persuaded for linguistic dual citizenship with India and refraining from religious dual citizenship with Turkey. By Hem Raj Jain

The visit of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to Pakistan in mid-February is mainly aimed at forming not merely a military alliance of Turkey and Pakistan but for making Turkey and Pakistan de-facto one nation by granting mutual dual citizenship to the people of Pakistan and Turkey as is bei

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Manzoor Pashteen’s arrest: the Pakistani military establishment’s vile attempt at regaining lost face may backfire. EFSAS Commentary

The arrest of Manzoor Ahmad Pashteen, an immensely popular civil rights campaigner and the leader of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), in Peshawar in the wee hours of 27 January has engendered shock and dismay across Pakistan, as also internationally. The Pakistani military establishment, in o

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Open writ petition to SCI for stopping huge legal loot, constitutional fraud and mockery of criminal jurisprudence

The following writ petition has been emailed by me to Supreme Court of India (SCI)



 Hon’ble Chief Justice



Supreme Court of India



New Delhi, India.



supremecourt@nic.in



Subject: Online public interest writ petition to stop huge legal loot

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Balochs should work for independent ‘Balochistan and united-J&K’ through plebiscite for realizing mini-SAARC. By Hem Raj Jain

Agitation of the Balochs for independence is reaching nowhere. By this time also the delusion of  the people of Balochistan must have evaporated which got generated due to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speech on 15 August 2016 where Modi raised the issue

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Hezbollah Now Most Prominent Threat to US. By Manish Rai

After the killing of Major General Qassem Suleimani the loudest voice (After Ayatollah Khamenei) threating United States came from Hezbollah. Secretary General of Hezbollah Sheik Hassan Nasrallah in his public speech said the US military in the Middle East would pay the price for the killing of I

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Timely justice. By Nasir Saeed

As the saying goes, justice delayed is justice denied, and this is an issue that can be plainly seen in its worst manifestation in Pakistan, every single day.



In Pakistan people have to wait years and years in order to have their cases heard. In most blasphemy cases the accused wait for

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Raut right. Savarkar should get ‘Bharat Ratna’ for one nation theory & militarily powerful united-India. By Hem Raj Jain

Not CAA / NRC & troubled Kashmir. Rather India should work for Savarkar’s ideas of one nation and militarily powerful united-India. Shive Sena Member of Parliament Sanjay Raut has again demanded ‘Bharat Ratna’ award for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (popularly called Veer Savarka

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India and Israel Partnership is Comprehensive and Strategic in Nature: Israel Envoy to India

Dr Ron Malka is the Ambassador of Israel to India. In an exclusive interview to Manish Rai, Editor of Viewsaround and a geo-political analyst he spoke about various dynamics related to Indo-Israel relations. Following is the detailed interview of Dr Malka conducted via exchange of emails with Emb

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Imran should move ICJ (may be Trump) if really serious about plebiscite in united-J&K. By Hem Raj Jain

In an interview with DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl (https://www.dw.com/en/exclusive-pakistani-pm-imran-khan-says-escalation-of-iran-conflict-would-be-disastrous/a-52021938 ), Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told that “[Let the people of Kashmir decide what they want. Pakistan is ready fo

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World community & media worried about Indian deradicalization camps should also demand probe into deep-States of India & Pakistan nexus. By Hem Raj Jain

The world-community (including its human rights organizations / activists) and media have shown concern and have protested against deradicalization camps in India which are in existence as per Statement of Chief of Defense Staff of India General Bipin Rawat as reported also in prominent media of

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Now Musharraf should come to Pakistan to launch a party for realizing extended-Commonwealth. By Hem Raj Jain

The case against former President & Army Chief Gen. Musharraf was unconstitutional / illegal in the first place as was mentioned at http://www.pakistanchristianpost.com/opinion-details/3512 .  But now Lahore High Court has also said so as reported at https://www.geo.tv/latest/267155-mush

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Niti Aayog must stop plan to privatise public health. By Dr Sandeep Pandey, Surabhi Agarwal and Bobby Ramakant

In late November 2019 Khwahish Warsi, a daily wage earner who makes his living by making and selling 'dholaks', the Indian percussion instrument, who did not have one pelvic joint, met with a major accident and suffered major fracture in both his legs. He was taken to the trauma centre of

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Blasphemy laws need reforming not toughening. By Nasir Saeed

While observers from around the world are horrified to see how lives like that of Asia Bibi’s can be torn apart by our current blasphemy laws, many inside the country see things rather differently. They consider the already stringent laws too lenient.



Recently the Punjab Assembly

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Harry & Meghan should work for establishing ‘Extended Commonwealth’ and making UK a Republic. By Hem Raj Jain

As reported in media (also at https://www.harpersbazaar.com/celebrity/latest/a30456687/prince-harry-hinted-at-leaving-royal-family/ ) Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have announced that they will relinquish royal duties in exchange for a more appealing common life. Harry & Meghan deserve cong

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'BOOMERANG' hits Pakistan’s political, media discourse. By Manzoor Ahmed

Pakistan is currently facing what can best be called the 'boomerang' syndrome of people in public and political life turning to violence -- and then making confessions and justifications.



Fisticuffs and verbal violence are normal in legislature across the world.  But in Pak

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Kashmir needs revival of Sufism. By Farooq Ganderbali

Not very long-ago, Kashmir once was the seat of Sufism and Sufis always joined lacerated hearts and bleeding souls in all cross-sections of society through their truthful discourses and practices of what they had preached.



However, seeing Kashmir bleeding today, my heart cries! What is

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USA in utter confusion about Iran-crisis. By Hem Raj Jain

The USA is in utter confusion as is evident from the January 8, 2020 address of Prez Trump (after Iran’s missile attacks on US military bases in Iraq). Prez Trump is horribly wrong when he thinks that the problems in NAME region (which has brought the world on the brink of mini-World War) c

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USA should (along with for Iran) use mainly India for elections in secular Syria by mobilizing UN. By Hem Raj Jain

God only knows whether it is correct or not (as most of the commentators say in media) that the USA has made India its strategic partner merely for containing China. But if the USA (the leader of free world) is serious about using India for the establishment and running the peaceful and just huma

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CPEC remains under constant security threat. By Farooq Ganderbali

The implementation of US$62 Billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) must have made Beijing happy outwardly. In real terms, China is burdened with concerns over safety of the projects and Chinese nationals working in Pakistan resulting from potential threats from Pakistani militant groups.

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Chinese strategy in Xinjiang. By Manzoor Ahmed

China Communist Party (CCP) Committee in Xinjiang issued (Nov. 2017) secret directive giving detailed orders for managing the indoctrination camps. The directives covered pervasive, round the clock video surveillance to prevent escapes, isolation from outside world, strict scoring system to decid

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Stephen Gill Presents Prophetic Words for India 2020. By Dr. Stephen Gill

Before referring to my prophetic words for India in 2020, I wish everyone every imaginable happiness in every year to come, and supplicate the Almighty to cleanse the air for the dove to breathe life into every home as well as in the universe.



I have used some disturbing prophetic words

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If Trump doesn’t act fast Ayatollah will plunge the region in bloodbath before ‘sacrificing’ the Ruling-Imamate in Iran. By Hem Raj Jain

The world community is living in its make belief world and is almost satisfied that sort of mini-World War will not happen in the wake of the killing of General Soleimani and others (of Iran & Iraq) at Baghdad airport on the soil of Iraq on Friday. But the USA should not take this matter ligh

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Ibadis are Ray of Hope for the Region. By Manish Rai

It’s widely believed that there are two main branches of Islam i.e. Sunni and Shia, which differ in their understanding of early Islamic history and hence they have different ideas about how Islam’s leadership should have been organised in subsequent eras. But there is a third, lesser

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Future of minorities in Indo-Pak. By Nasir Saeed

Protests against the amended Citizenship Act introduced by Narendra Modi’s government continue to grow and intensify in India. Although this bill is against Muslims, there is hope as Muslims are not alone. People from all faiths, even Hindus, and all factions of society, including media, ac

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'New horizon for mankind' expects debate on global issues during 2020 US-President election campaign. By Hem Raj Jain

The present age of modern science & technology is globally shaping the lives of the people at grinding speed. Only few could have imagined after World War II that the economic, political, social and religious fields / institutions across the world would go such profound and fundamental change

"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

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