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Hassaan Bokhari

Dr Hassaan Bokhari heads the India Desk at South Asia Times. He is a graduate of Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi. In 2018-19, he cleared the CSS competitive exam and was 34th in Pakistan. But, he declined to join the civil service in order to pursue his passion of the study and analysis of history more freely. Presently, he is running a youtube channel "Tarikh aur Tajziya" which focuses on the objective analysis of history and current affairs. Dr. Hassaan Bokhari has also authored a book titled "Forks in the Road" about the 1971 fratricide. He aims to play a part in the process of enabling the nation to understand its history in a perspective marked by objectivity, honesty and confidence. He tweets @SHBokhari13 and can be reached at [email protected]
Indus Water Treaty

Indus: The Troubled Waters

Despite numerous violent conflicts between India and Pakistan since the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) was ratified in 1960, the two neighbors have not yet engaged in any water wars. The treaty has, however, come under fresh scrutiny in recent days.
Gujarat Pogram

Modi: The Naked Truth of Gujarat

The spectre of the 2002 Gujarat Riots has loomed large over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Despite consistent denials of state complicity, a new BBC documentary has raised questions that have haunted the country for two decades.
Ideology & Defeatism

India: On Defeatism and Ideology

In view of certain objectionable remarks that have emerged, it is vital to remember that ideology—not hypocrisy—should be the master. If the hypocrisy generated of lethargy and cowardice is not eradicated, it will feed defeatism, which is unwarranted and destructive.