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Rama Rao Malladi is New Delhi based senior journalist and distinguished commentator on South Asian and Central Asian issues. He is a regular contributor to several publications in and outside India. His articles are featured in News Blaze.Rama is consulting editor to an English monthly. He is the coordinating editor at POREG. He has his own on-line journal, www.southasiantribune.com, which is an advt free portal. Rama also works with Syndicate Features, a Delhi based feature service, which his wife, Vaniram,is managing for the past ten years.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 Militant Groups Tapping Social Media
Kashmir is no longer the operational ground or sole target of terrorist groups focused on India. Today their list encompasses political leaders to mass transit systems and nuclear stations, to instigate communal violence and to inflict heavy damage to its economy. Militants are also making use of social media to spread their messages but India has no early warning system as yet making the situation alarming.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 Bangladesh reads riot act to Pakistan, Demands apology for 1971 genocide*
Bangladesh's renewed demand for Pakistan's formal apology for its Genocide during the 1971 war of liberation coincides with the commencement of trials in the three-judge International Crimes Tribunal headed by Justice Nizamul Huq. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government came to power promising to bring to book all the guilty men of "crimes against humanity'.
Sunday, November 20, 2011(1 comments)
Sri Lanka: No Middle Path in Human Rights
Sri Lanka's official war report, 'Humanitarian Operation--A Factual Analysis' highlights LTTE crimes. Now that the Tamil Tigers are history, it serves no purpose. It is a crude attempt to white wash the "war crimes' particularly since there are still no answers to what had happened to the missing 11000 people. There is no half-way or middle path in Human Rights
Monday, May 16, 2011(1 comments)
Political Games and economic trade offs in Myanmar
The regime will do its best to either co-opt Aung San Suu Kyi or defeat her strategy by turning towards and relying on energy and resource hungry neighbours for trade and investment, says the author
Saturday, May 14, 2011 Taliban's message from Charsadda blasts
Charsadda blasts signal that the Taliban will be the 'new' al-Qaeda for the Af-Pak region, while the "real' al-Qaeda will shift focus to West Asia particularly Yemen and possibly Iraq. It raises the question: When will Washington learn to look beyond the immediate? Accepting half-hearted support and duplicity neither serves American interests nor does crying "foul' enhance its global stature