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Columns

US political reversals can foster conflict in West Asia

Islamabad cannot afford to forget the lessons learnt from the events in Abbottabad or at Salala.

13 Nov 2018 1:27 AM

In Lanka crisis, India can’t sit on sidelines

Long-term Sri Lanka watchers say Mr Rajapaksa’s India visit was to prepare Delhi for just such an eventuality.

13 Nov 2018 1:23 AM

A comedy of ousters in politics of Pakistan

What’s the point to either grand or tawdry minus-Nawaz, -Shahbaz, -Zardari, -whoever schemes if they don’t actually end up getting misused?

12 Nov 2018 12:01 AM

Delhi shouldn’t meddle in Kabul power games

The Taliban did not have anything to do with the hijacking itself, but tried to show that they were playing neutral hosts.

12 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Intelligence agencies need a legal base

Unfortunately, no such law has ever been enacted by successive governments since the commencement of the Constitution.

11 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Setback for freedom of academia

The University Grants Commission seems not to have the faintest conception of academic freedom.

11 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Rafale not Bofors, little impact likely in 2019

The Rafale issue can’t put the Modi government in deep trouble, though it has the potential of giving some anxious moments for the government.

10 Nov 2018 6:46 AM

Divisiveness and polls: Takeaways in US, India

The BJP spokespersons are no longer sticking to their traditional line that the BJP would abide by the Supreme Court ruling.

09 Nov 2018 12:26 AM

Gears shift in Sino-Pak ties over CPEC

The treaty of friendship signed in 2005 was a standard one that China was signing with all other countries in its region.

09 Nov 2018 12:09 AM

In Diwali sans sparkle, a few things to cheer

Nothing makes Diwali sparkle more than the comforting bulge of spare cash in one’s pocket.

07 Nov 2018 12:38 AM