The plan was to eliminate the Communist parties, which were gaining in influence around President Mohammad Daud in Kabul.
18 Jan 2019 5:08 AM
Hamas were supple enough to mobilise support from another formidable axis — Iran, Hezbollah and Syria.
04 Jan 2019 12:05 AM
The Indian National Congress has, with unprecedented honesty, embraced its Hindu credentials.
21 Dec 2018 12:04 AM
When a lynch mob in Haryana forced two Muslim boys to swallow a paste of cow dung and urine, they vomited.
07 Dec 2018 12:15 AM
It would be rank bad manners to liken the US President to Caligula, but there’s a difficulty finding other comparables.
23 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
Amit Shah has chastised the Supreme Court for having ruled that young women, whose entry to Sabarimala was banned, be allowed entry.
09 Nov 2018 12:37 AM
The Conservative Party is in desperate straits over both Brexit and Corbyn. PM Theresa May is looking at the “Exit” door in a sort of daze.
26 Oct 2018 12:08 AM
“Thanda Gosht”, or “Cold Meat”, another Manto masterpiece, becomes one of the film’s supporting columns.
28 Sep 2018 12:47 AM
If men were going to be so unidirectional, women too were beginning to experience things they called freedom.
15 Sep 2018 12:05 AM
Women on the Haj pilgrimage do not have to cover their faces in front of the Kaaba, the building at the centre of the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
31 Aug 2018 1:23 AM
The MGR-Jayalalithaa charisma had obscured the Dravida movement’s earlier anti-Hindi, anti-north and anti-brahmin edge.
17 Aug 2018 2:31 AM
Islamabad, Beijing, Moscow are all persuaded that the Taliban will have to be part of the solution in Afghanistan.
03 Aug 2018 5:16 AM
The 78-day US bombing of Serbia during the Kosovo war was designed to oust the Serbian dictator, Slobodan Milosevic.
20 Jul 2018 6:28 AM
Buoyed by the SC judgment, the AAP would also acquire similar potential if it proceeds to repeat its 2015 performance in the next elections.
06 Jul 2018 12:35 AM
The war on terror with its random targets did cast the Muslim in an unfortunate image, particularly during the Tony Blair years.
22 Jun 2018 1:00 AM
In the new see-saw world order, the “populists” are now on the Rome gaddi.
08 Jun 2018 2:15 AM
The Congress is, of course, a string to his bow — and that too if it remains stout and tense.
25 May 2018 2:20 AM
Reliable sources in Srinagar describe the current explosion as “indigenous”, which is not what the officials say.
11 May 2018 6:35 AM
Ms Shaik is not a comical entrant of that genre. There has been widespread demand for her party’s ticket.
27 Apr 2018 12:39 AM
The US President announces troop withdrawals from Syria just when the Saudi Crown Prince is visiting him
13 Apr 2018 2:54 AM