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Anti-Muslim Rumours Spread in Central Myanmar

 

Paper No. 5436                                          Dated 26-Mar-2013

By B. Raman

Anti-Muslim rumours projecting Muslims negatively have spread to Rangoon from Meikhtila which has been placed under a State of Emergency following three days of Buddhist-Muslim clashes last week.

2. While no fresh fatalities have been reported from Meikhtila, there have been reports of fresh attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned properties in the villages and townships around Meikhtila.

MYANMAR: Buddhist-Muslim Clashes in Meikhtila

Paper No. 5434                                         Dated 23-Mar-2013

By B. Raman

Between 20 and 26 persons are reported to have been killed in three days of violent clashes between Buddhists and Burman Muslims (not Rohingyas) in the central Myanmar cantonment town of Meikhtila since March 20, 2013. Official figures have, however, given the death toll as five only till the evening of March 22.

Stop Dragging Bangladesh back to 1971

Paper No. 5429                      Dated 20-Mar-2013

Bangladesh is a country poised to take off economically.  True, there are serious issues of corruption, governance, shortage of power and law and order situation.  None of these things are new.  It will take time and patience to rectify these challenges.  But if any one demands an ideal situation he is surely going to be disappointed.  But these have to be addressed urgently also.  It calls for realism also.

Youth Movement and Bangladesh Politics

Paper No. 5426                        Dated 18-Mar-2013

By Kazi Anwarul Masud           

The explosive discontent initially expressed by the youth and then quickly supported by people of Bangladesh of all ages over the sentence given to Abdul Quader Mullah  accused of crimes against humanity is a reflection of national frustration over the leniency of the sentence.

Islamic Extremism in BD: A Set-Back, But Not Yet A Defeat

Paper No. 5419                                         Dated 08-Mar-2013

By B. Raman

Bangladesh: Indian Imperatives for a Comprehensive Strategic Investment:

Paper No.5416                                         Dated 5-Mar-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Bangladesh today is at critical crossroads in its national history where under the able and visionary leadership of the present Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is surging towards a radical transformation of purging Bangladesh of Islamist bigotry and fundamentalism from its political dynamics.

Communal Politics- Should Intolerance be accepted as the Norm?

Paper No. 5394                                         Dated 14-Feb-2013

By R.Upadhyay

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