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Ayushman Jamwal

Ayushman Jamwal

Ayushman Jamwal is a MA Political Communication graduate from Cardiff University, currently working as Senior news editor at CNN-News18.

Brexit: The disaster of populism over pragmatism

The absence of a unanimous vote should prompt the British government to take up the issue of EU membership in Parliament and allow the House to take a final call after a fierce round of debates.

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Choose wisdom over Trump

The Orlando tragedy has revealed the bare bones of the two presidential campaigns and the character of their leaders.

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Independents: The tipping factor in the US elections

Independent voters have proven to be a force to reckon with. They have granted a lesson to Democrats to get in touch with their ideological centre and made Trump a political rock star.

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Obama's legacy: 'Trump'ing the Republicans

Obama 2.0 allowed a Democratic idealist like Bernie Sanders to launch his campaign and achieve significant traction with voters.

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Time for Sanders to pull out?

Considering the tally of delegates, Sanders must realise that he has more to offer the Democratic Party and its social justice agenda by backing Hillary Clinton’s nomination for the Presidential ticket.

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Republicans! Trump is the man of your dreams

The White House has been out of the hands of the Republicans for eight years, and many cannot ignore the will of the voter base, especially when Trump enjoys a significant lead. Any attempt to stall the nomination at the party convention will look like pure sabotage.

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Trump soars, but Republicans lose

Donald Trump’s dominance is also bolstered by the inability of other party candidates to consolidate moderate Republican votes.

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Empower minorities, and push for peace

This move will also help to weaken the narrative of the far right on both sides of the border who not only seek to derail the peace process, but the social progress of both young democracies.

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Bernie vs Trump: Conviction vs Politics

Sanders and Trump are not traditional politicians. They are wild cards in their respective political arenas, one driven by principle and the other by the ambition to win.

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‘Out of the Box’ Diplomacy

Narendra Modi’s visit to Lahore was unconventional, but so are India’s ties with Pakistan, which continuously face the fleeting promise of resolution.

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Human Expression Cannot Pierce the Armour of God

Humanity’s concept of ‘God’ is not of flesh and blood, or a piece of wood or stone. It is an ethos that ties a set of values and identity to our lives. ‘God’ is considered a supernatural force that is

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Paris Attacks: In Defense of Secularist Principles

Months after the Charlie Hebdo incident, ISIS is using fear to polarise communities in the West, to mirror its own twisted vision of ideological purity, where like medieval times, your faith is your uniform on the battlefield.

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Waiting for the Islamic Reformation

No matter what the proponents of Islam and Christianity believe, it is a challenge to call a faith peaceful when the good and evil receive sanction from the same scripture.

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India Upholds the Redline

Beyond the optimistic reassurances of ‘vision documents’ and ‘joint statements’, and multiple photo-ops for the wide eyed imagination of world peace, what have talks with Pakistan ever achieved?

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Pakistan Baffles the World Again

It was touted as a diplomatic victory, when Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and India’s PM Narendra Modi met in Ufa in Russia and agreed to exchange voice samples to expedite the 26/11 trial.

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