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After ‘Love Jihad,’ India’s Muslims are Now Being Accused of ‘Narcotics Jihad’
October 07, 2021

After ‘Love Jihad,’ India’s Muslims are Now Being Accused of ‘Narcotics Jihad’

By Tarushi Aswani
Catholic Bishop Kallarangatt said that "hardcore jihadis" are using drugs to spoil the lives of non-Muslims.
Congress Party Chaos in Punjab
October 07, 2021

Congress Party Chaos in Punjab

By Anik Joshi
Punjab is a microcosm of both the Congress party’s problems and those of the Indian opposition more broadly.

Lessons From Afghanistan’s History: How Not to Fix a Failed State
October 06, 2021

Lessons From Afghanistan’s History: How Not to Fix a Failed State

By Haroun Rahimi
Only a government that has legitimacy in the eyes of most Afghans will be able to govern a unified and peaceful Afghanistan.

US Resumes Afghan Refugee Flights After Measles Shots
October 05, 2021

US Resumes Afghan Refugee Flights After Measles Shots

By Ben Fox
After a three-week pause in flights due to a small measles outbreak, flights are set to resume to bring Afghans to the U.S.

How Do Central Asians View the Taliban?
October 05, 2021

How Do Central Asians View the Taliban?

By Catherine Putz
Phone survey work in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in August and September underscores general discomfort with the topic of Afghanistan.
Rights Group: Taliban Unlawfully Killed 13 Ethnic Hazaras
October 05, 2021

Rights Group: Taliban Unlawfully Killed 13 Ethnic Hazaras

By Dave Bryan and Samya Kullab
Eleven of the victims were members of the Afghan national security forces and two were civilians, among them a 17-year-old girl.

Should India Accept the Taliban’s Invitation?
October 05, 2021

Should India Accept the Taliban’s Invitation?

By Sudha Ramachandran
Shutting down its educational and capacity building work among Afghans is simply not an option.
The Indians Still Stranded in Afghanistan
October 05, 2021

The Indians Still Stranded in Afghanistan

By Ritu Mahendru
At least 100 Indians are waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan, with New Delhi offering little help or information.

Is This Taliban Deja Vu?
October 05, 2021

Is This Taliban Deja Vu?

By Catherine Putz
Expecting moderation from the Taliban and jumping on any signs of change: We’ve been here before.

Indian Town on Edge After 9 Die During Farm Protest
October 04, 2021

Indian Town on Edge After 9 Die During Farm Protest

By Biswajeet Banerjee
Farmers and members of the ruling BJP were killed on Monday amid ongoing protests against agriculture laws.

How South Asia’s Brand of Sufi Islam Became Radicalized
October 04, 2021

How South Asia’s Brand of Sufi Islam Became Radicalized

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Radical Barelvi groups are now resorting to violence to underline their sect – once famous for its pluralism – as the truest version of Islam.
Is Another ‘Friction Point’ Emerging Along the India-China Border?
October 04, 2021

Is Another ‘Friction Point’ Emerging Along the India-China Border?

By Sudha Ramachandran
Indian troops did not confront or push back Chinese soldiers who entered the Indian side of the disputed border at Barahoti.

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