Israel helped India in 1971 war, says book

Israel helped India in 1971 war, says book

India may not have had diplomatic ties with Israel but New Delhi quietly sought and got arms from Tel Aviv as it prepared to go to war with Pakistan in 1971, a book has revealed. The book, 1971, by scholar Srinath Raghavan offers fresh insights into the 14-day war...
Eid-ul-Adha 2013

Eid-ul-Adha 2013

Eid-ul-Adha 2013   All praise to the Almighty for blessing us with Eid-ul-Adha on Wednesday, 16 October 2013. As with everything in Islam we celebrate this joyous occasion with the remembrance and worship of Allah. Eid-ul-Adha is a time when we are made to dwell on...
KASHMIR – A blind spot for how long?

KASHMIR – A blind spot for how long?

In his autobiography “A Fortunate Man”, the late Ismail Meer whom Nelson Mandela had described as a man of great integrity and a close friend, made a very poignant observation: “India is free of the British, I thought, but British domination remains”. Though it was...