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Stop hate, divisiveness to deter terror strikes

For terrorists, there is never a need for penetration of the coastline or borders if reliable sleeper agents exist.

26 Nov 2018 1:05 AM

No govt has the right to stifle people’s voice

There is a profound misconception of the role of the people and their surrogate the media in the making of foreign policy.

25 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Pak needs to get over its India obsession

The tragedy is that successive governments in Pakistan have been in complete denial about 26/11.

25 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Imran Khan has promises to keep: Will he succeed?

An unbridgeable chasm opened up between Nawaz Sharif and the military/intelligence establishment.

24 Nov 2018 1:01 AM

Opposition braces for a tough fight in Bangla election

Recently, however, a number of developments have upped the excitement.

24 Nov 2018 1:01 AM

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In J&K, only elections can now clear the air

It is anybody’s guess as to the outcome of the Assembly elections, which will most likely be held along with the Lok Sabha elections next summer.

23 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

War of tweets might totally derail rocky US-Pak ties

Imran Khan has been known for his strong views on Pakistan’s post-9/11 alliance with the US and his fiery anti-American rhetoric.

23 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Govt slugfest with RBI finally ends in a draw

The RBI has sensibly shown selective flexibility to soothe angry government voices.

22 Nov 2018 6:39 AM

Beatles’ 1968 White Album is in tune with today’s world

“Revolution 9” would almost certainly have been discarded had producer George Martin’s favoured option of a single disc not been overruled.

22 Nov 2018 6:35 AM

Punjab at edge again: Handle with wisdom

The Afghan imbroglio draws Pakistan into a growing dissonance, if not confrontation, with the United States.

21 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

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Imran Khan & his U-turns are becoming indefensible

Zardari himself in one of his first speeches after the assassination of Benazir Bhutto called the PML(Q) the “qatil” League.

21 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Win-win for govt and RBI as crisis defused

The outcome established the advisory nature of the RBI board and the independence of its governor, Urjit Patel.

21 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Ayodhya: Look to the future, not the past

Griffin rose above the provocation 12 years later when he could help India repair its image which the Babri Masjid demolition had left in tatters.

20 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Govt, RBI must work together, end turf war

An angry Jaitley wanted to know why the RBI had failed in its oversight duty of checking the increasing non-performing assets of retail banks.

19 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

After failing its 90-day mark, PTI must focus on the future

The gap between what is pledged and what is delivered is always large, that’s just the way of politics.

19 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

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India, Pak & Kashmiris have to work together

Malik asks the Hurriyat to “abandon Pakistan” and the political parties to “tell the boys to avoid encounter sites and stone-pelting”.

18 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Dialogue could resolve Ram temple issue

For Hindus, the site where Lord Ram was born — irrespective of whether this can be historically proved or not — has very special significance.

18 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Modi in Maldives: Time for relook at China BRI

India should judge Chinese projects in its maritime neighbourhood by smarter red lines, which cannot mean a zero Chinese presence.

17 Nov 2018 7:08 AM

Imran Khan is on shaky ground with the Chinese

Few of our ministers of information have been as forthcoming as the late Altaf Gauhar, once the mouthpiece of President Ayub Khan.

16 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Amid changing politics, new dawn on horizon?

There are many reasons for Congress leaders being more daring in displaying religiosity in the course this round of polls.

16 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

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