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Pitfalls of broken promises: It’s a long history

A wholly socio-economic-cultural genesis of unrest in Punjab in the 1970s was mismanaged politically and driven towards secessionist moorings.

16 Aug 2018 6:32 AM

An engagement with the almighty

Haj is a set of rituals that takes place in and around Mecca each year in this month of Zil-haj, the last and 12th month of the Islamic calendar.

16 Aug 2018 2:28 AM

Doklam parallel seen in ’67 Nathu La skirmish

China is trying to encircle India using blue-water tactics with a string of pearls strategy.

15 Aug 2018 2:43 AM

Without his racism and controversial worldviews, there is no Naipaul art

That dark ink which flowed in his veins sprung from the sad, inescapable whiteness of the universe, the sad, sad fixities of human nature.

15 Aug 2018 2:36 AM

Mystic Mantra: Freedom from to freedom for

It laid a solid foundation in the life of the new nation as well as crowned us with dignity and self-respect.

15 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

A grave Sunday visit

Of course, the surnames on the Parsi graves are familiar.

14 Aug 2018 1:38 AM

Mystic Mantra: What is real freedom?

Viewing the present chaos rampant in the name of freedom it will be useful to go into the depth of the true meaning of freedom.

14 Aug 2018 12:22 AM

Dread and relief over Naipaul’s biography

Naipaul’s ardour for innovation became apparent when he wrote that “things are happening” in India.

14 Aug 2018 12:15 AM

Mystic Mantra: The price of righteousness

A society’s morals are like its teeth: the more decayed they are, the more it hurts to touch them.

13 Aug 2018 12:35 AM

Farewell Sir Vidia! Always politically incorrect

VS Naipaul first book on India was, as he said to me, the product of disillusion.

13 Aug 2018 12:35 AM