What Does Trump Mean for Asia?

In this guest edition of The Interview, Vishal Manve talks to Raffaello Pantucci from the Royal United Services Institute. Ever since Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election, Asian countries have been teetering on the brink waiting for his policy decisions. Be it his travel ban that targeted seven Muslim-majority nations, his proposal…

Safety Standards of Nuclear Assets in Pakistan

Every country has to be very much concerned about the safety and security of its nuclear staff. Besides providing them physical safety and security, a special vigilance is also put on them because the nuclear scientists are always a very favorite target of the secret agencies belonging to the hostile countries. by Ali Sukhanver The…

Here’s why Kashmir referendum is a Feminist Issue

Written by Sonam Mittal by Kafila.org To understand why Kashmir is a feminist issue, let’s take up a hypothetical, or not-really-so-hypothetical-after-all, situation of an abusive relationship. A woman, gorgeous, graceful and delicate is in need of rescue. A man, mighty, strong and resourceful, offers to help. His only condition is that she should be his…

Dozens Killed After Indian Forces Crackdown on Protests in Kashmir

      Protests against the killing of Burhan Muzaffar Wani, the commander of Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen, turned violent in Indian-administered Kashmir in the north of the country when Indian forces opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who defied a curfew on Sunday, July 10. A total of 31 have been killed, with about 444 people injured. This is the disputed region’s…