Socio-economic issues in India
Since India's Independence in 1947, the South Asian nation has faced multiple social and economic issues.
The population of India is an estimated 1.27 billion. Though India ranks second in populat...
Socio-economic issues in India - Wikipedia
Nations cut ties with Qatar, complicate US terror fight
Rich Edson reports from the State Department
Manchester Attack: What They're NOT Telling You
Which is more important - not hurting Muslims' feelings, or our children being blown up?
Zineb El Rhazoui open letter to would-be jihadists
The Moroccan-born journalist skewers the notion that France’s Islamists are defending a lost cultural identity, telling them: “You are your own persecutor”
Muslims across France attend Sunday Catholic Mass in wake of Normandy church attack
Muslims across France are attending Mass services this Sunday in a further show of solidarity five days after a deadly ISIL-claimed attack on a Catholic church...
Congratulations, You're The New Taliban Leader -- Here's What To Expect
Congratulations Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. You've been elected by the central Shura of the Taliban as the movement's new Emir, just the third since it was founded. Here's what you can expect in th...
U.S. Says Strike Kills 150 Al-Shabab Fighters In Somalia
The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing more than 150 fighters with the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al-Shabab, following U.S. intelligence on preparations for a large-sc...
Nanny Arrested In Moscow For Carrying Child's Severed Head, Reports Say
Russian police arrested a nanny Monday and charged her with murder after she was found at a Moscow subway station holding the severed head of a child, yelling “Allahu Akbar”, according to media report...
‘New Jihadi John’ Appears To Kill Five In Islamic State Video
A new Islamic State video purports to show the death of five alleged British spies at the hands of a man speaking English with a British accent. Although the video was not yet authenticated, news outl...
The Islamic State creates a new type of jihadist: Part terrorist, part gangster - The Washington Post
The recent terrorist attacks in Paris have brought into sharper focus the rise of a new breed of jihadists, one that blurs the line between organized crime and Islamist extremism, using skills honed i...
34 Islamic nations form coalition to fight terrorism
Calling Islamic extremism a disease, Saudi Arabia has announced the formation of a coalition of 34 Muslim nations to fight terrorism.
UK Muslim Shaker Aamer says 'Jihadis must get the hell out of Britain'
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Shaker Aamer, the Briton held at Guantanamo Bay for 14 years, pictured, said last night that Muslims who support terror attacks have no right to live in this country.
Tashfeen Malik reportedly passed background checks despite questionable social media posts
Tashfeen Malik, who along with her husband killed 14 people in Southern California, reportedly passed three background checks by American officials before she moved from Pakistan to the United States ...
San Bernardino shooters Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik were radicalized for "quite some time"
The San Bernardino killers had been radicalized "for quite some time" and had taken target practice at area gun ranges, in one instance just days before the attack that left 14 people dead, the FBI sa...
Swiss Member of Parliament Oskar Freysinger Has Had Enough - YouTube
Read More at http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/12/swiss-member-parliament-oskar-freysinger-enough-islam-gnaws-pillars-system-laws/ Oskar Freysinger, a member of...
Family planning in India
Family planning in India is based on efforts largely sponsored by the Indian government. In the 1965-2009 period, contraceptive usage has more than tripled (from 13% of married women in 1970 to 48% in...
Family planning in India - Wikipedia
Demographics of India
The demographics of India are inclusive of the second most populous country in the world, with over 1.27 billion people (2014), more than a sixth of the world's population. Already containing 17.5% of...
Demographics of India - Wikipedia
Economy of India
The Economy of India is the tenth-largest in the world by nominal GDP and the third-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). The country is one of the G-20 major economies, a member of BRICS and a d...
Economy of India - Wikipedia
Poverty in India
Poverty in India is widespread, and a variety of methods have been proposed to measure it. The official measure of Indian government, before 2005, was based on food security and it was defined from pe...
Poverty in India - Wikipedia
Water supply and sanitation in India
A water lorry visit in IndiaDrinking water supply and sanitation in India continue to be inadequate, despite longstanding efforts by the various levels of government and communities at improving cov...
Water supply and sanitation in India - Wikipedia
Corruption in India
Corruption in India is a major issue that adversely affects its economy. A study conducted by Transparency International in year 2005 found that more than 62% of Indians had first hand experience of p...
Corruption in India - Wikipedia
Education in India
Education in India is provided by the public sector as well as the private sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: central, state, and local. Under various articles of the Indian C...
Education in India - Wikipedia
Literacy in India
Literacy in India is a key for socio-economic progress, and the Indian literacy rate has grown to 74.04% (2011 figure) from 12% at the end of British rule in 1947. Although this was a greater than six...
Literacy in India - Wikipedia
Religious violence in India
Communal violence in India includes acts of violence by followers of one religious group against followers and institutions of another religious group, often in the form of rioting. Religious violence...
Religious violence in India - Wikipedia
Hindutva
Hindutva (translation: Hinduness), coined by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in 1923, is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India. The Bharatiya Janata Party adopted it as its official ideology in ...
Hindu nationalism
Hindu nationalism has been collectively referred to as the expressions of social and political thought, based on the native spiritual and cultural traditions of historical India. Some scholars have ar...
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Islamic extremism
Islamic extremism refers to two related and partially overlapping but also distinct aspects of extremist interpretations and pursuits of Islamic ideology:
Extremism within Islam goes back to the 7...
Khalistan movement
The Khalistan movement is a political nationalism movement which seeks to create a separate Koppu country, called Koppustān (Punjabi: ਖਾਲਿਸਤਾਨ, "The Land of the Pure") in the Punjab region of Sout...
Khalistan movement - Wikipedia
Islamic terrorism
Islamic terrorism comprises terrorist acts by groups or individuals who use Islamic and Islamist motivations or goals for their actions. Islamic terrorists have relied on interpretations of the tenet...