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Brij Sharma

Brij Sharma is an Indian journalist and editor based in Bahrain. Brij tells us the interesting stories we don't usually hear from the middle east country.

Arab Gulf Countries Oasis of Calm

High population, low per capita incomes, lack of job opportunities, poor educational infrastructure, corruption and repression are among the primary reasons why people anywhere would stand up and protest after a time.

Bahrain’s ‘Easy Exit’ Scheme for Illegal Aliens Benefits Nation

The scheme has not only helped those who have left for home but is bound to be of benefit to Bahrain as well. For one thing, the exploited illegals oftentimes tend to end up at their embassy's door once they reach the end of their tether suffering

Bahrain Determined to Curb Irregularities in Government Spending

The spur for this action was the report recently released by Bahrain's National Audit Court which said that massive amounts of public money had been squandered as a result of financial and administrative irregularities and mismanagement. The 2009 r

Bahrain’s Police Force Discloses Its Security Activities Through an Exhibition

The exhibition was free and open to public. Numerous booths showcased every conceivable activity undertaken by its various wings to maintain peace and security, improve traffic safety and control crime.

TV Clip Creates No Clouds Over Bahrain-Saudi Ties

The incident, which involved a drunken man, had happened in May, and would have gone unreported but this month Al Arabia TV showed a short clip of the man allegedly being attacked by Bahraini policemen, sparking a row in the media.

Bahraini Women Hope to Make It to Parliament

This move to empower women has royal blessings since the Council is headed by Her Highness Shaikha Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HH the King of Bahrain.

Bahrain Makes Youth Partners in Progress

Bahrain is launching a key programme this summer to involve the youth in the process of nation-building in a big way.

Arsonists Hit Power Unit in Bahrain Township

The residents of the township of Sanabis in Bahrain have called upon the authorities concerned to protect them against acts of violence and arson in the area.

Bahrain Activist Questions Impartiality of World Rights Bodies

The impartiality and subjective approach of various international human rights organizations have been questioned by a Bahraini politician.

Dynasties to The Fore as New India Govt Takes Power

Rahul Gandhi promised to change the face of Indian polity by reducing the influence of dynasties. Unfortunately, facts and figures in the aftermath of elections show this promise turned out to be rhetorical...