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Maldives: Elections: A Second round becomes necessary:

Paper No. 5555                                     Dated  8-Sep-2013
 
Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Though the results of the Presidential Elections have not been formally announced, it is seen that Nasheed of the MDP obtained 95,224 votes out of 211850 votes polled.  This comes to 45.45 percent and thus short of a fifty percent votes to prevent a runoff.
 

Maldives: Islam being used as a political tool in the Presidential Elections?

Paper No. 5499                            Dated 27-May-2013

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

It is very unfortunate that almost all the political parties except the MDP are using religion as a political tool to keep former president Nasheed from winning the presidential elections this September.  Their main thrust in the election campaign is that all the parties are out to save Islam from Nasheed and his MDP!

Bangladesh- Damning Exposures

Paper No. 5498                                     Dated 22-May-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

It was inevitable and had to happen, because some politicians in Bangladesh have conscience.

New Jihadi Magazine in English Focuses on South Asia, including Afghanistan & India

Paper No. 5482                                        Dated 07-May-2013

By B. Raman

SITE, an Internet monitoring group, has drawn attention to a new web-based jihadi magazine in English called “Azan”.

2. According to SITE, the magazine is believed to have been started by jihadis in Afghanistan and Pakistan and its first web issue appeared on May 5, 2013.

Beijing Underlines PLA's Role in Western China

Paper No. 5481            Dated 5-May-2013

By B.Raman

According to the Xinhua news agency, the Xinjiang authorities have arrested 11 more suspected terrorists in connection with the investigation of a violent incident on April 23,2013, in a town in Kashgar’s Bachu county, 1200 kms south-west of Urumqi, in which 21 persons allegedly  belonging to different communities were killed.

West Bengal: Condemn JEI-Hind Rally in sympathy with the JEI of Bangladesh

Paper No. 5473                                        Dated 26-Apr-2013

By R. Upadhyay

A huge belligerent rally led by the JEI-Hind  in the historic maidan of Kolkatha in West Bengal on March 30 this year has largely gone unnoticed in India.  

What do the communal riots in Myanmar indicate?

Paper No. 5467                  Dated 20-April-2013

Col R Hariharan

Myanmar’s fledgling democracy faced yet another obstacle to its progress when anti-Muslim violence flared up in Central Myanmar town of Meiktila in March 2013. It quickly spread to six other smaller townships in Thayawady district in Bago Region in Lower Myanmar. According to Human Rights Watch, it also spread to 11 townships in Mandalay and Pegu divisions, where Muslim neighborhoods were ransacked.

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