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Columns

Parties need to keep patricians in good humour

The trigger for this cursory detour through history is the steady stream of political entrants to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf.

24 Apr 2018 12:33 AM

It ain’t good to plead UK for jobs, Mr PM

Ms May’s government speaks in so many voices that everyone is confused. Perhaps this is intentional.

24 Apr 2018 12:32 AM

Pakistan’s sweeping agenda

Always fighting to be safe, never stable enough to become strong — that’s goals one and two evaporating right there.

23 Apr 2018 12:21 AM

CPM’s dilemma: How it should remake itself

In claiming that it is the only party that can offer an “alternative policy” agenda, the CPI(M) has to fully and finally resolve the crisis within.

23 Apr 2018 12:12 AM

A yagna for good luck

At present, the UN has six official languages — English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Arabic.

22 Apr 2018 12:42 AM

Politics must not trump national interest

Mature democracies run as much by the letter of the law, as they do by the spirit of national interest.

22 Apr 2018 12:37 AM

What the cash crunch foretells

The Reserve Bank, unconvincingly, denies that there is any cash crunch & alleges the inefficiency of banks in properly allocating the available cash.

21 Apr 2018 12:26 AM

Work visas can help eliminate global poverty

The fact that work visas and access to labour markets work better was never mentioned.

20 Apr 2018 12:41 AM

After 2014 Modi wave, 2019 headed for drift

Mr Modi’s incapacity to check this despite proclaimed intention is his principal failure.

20 Apr 2018 12:37 AM

A restorative narrative after cascade of horror

The barrage comes while most of us are yet to get over the two ghoulish reports that have convulsed the nation.

19 Apr 2018 2:20 AM