In February of 2002, Gujarat, a state in western India, witnessed one of the deadliest instances of communal violence in India’s recent history. The violence, targeted towards the Muslim minority, was characterised by mass killings, rape, and arson, resulting in the death of more than 2000 people, mostly Muslims. On top of it, it precipitated […] The post Impunity And Injustice Still Hang Over The 2002 Gujarat Violence appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Shahrukh Khan has finally spoken up about the brewing ‘Pathaan’ controversy, as the film continues to brave threats from the hardliners to sell record number of cinema tickets. The film is shattering all the records at the box office and after day 4 and its global collection has crossed Rs 400 crore mark. The Siddhartha […] The post Shahrukh Khan Breaks Silence On ‘Pathaan’ Boycott Controversy appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa interviewed Dr. Turab Hussain of the Lahore University of Management Sciences for Naya Daur; the two academics discussed why trade relations between India and Pakistan, who are otherwise natural trade partners owing to their status as geographical neighbors, have not yet normalized. Dr. Turab Hussain attributed the lack of progress to the […] The post “Indo-Pak Trade Potential As High As $30 Billion”: Economist Dr. Turab Hussain In Conversation With Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.