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A G Noorani

Repression cannot kill millennium-old Kashmiri dream

Narendra Modi can now claim that he has accomplished what A.B. Vajpayee and L.K. Advani could not.

18 Aug 2019 12:13 AM

The Speaker’s impartiality is indispensable

In India, the Economist’s words would be seen as Speakers’ violating parliamentary privilege.

04 Aug 2019 12:54 AM

How premiers have preferred their NSA over their diplomats

Israel’s foreign minister Abba Eban found Prime Minister Golda Meir a difficult pupil to instruct.

28 Jul 2019 12:44 AM

India stalled framing of Saarc terror convention

India matters enormously to Saarc, and yet, India can and has crippled Saarc.

21 Jul 2019 12:03 AM

Kashmir’s press and India: The disconnect

Newspapers that report excesses committed by the Army, the Central or the local police are intimidated if they perform their professional duty.

14 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

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Why Xi is unwise to scrap maps

China has land borders with 14 countries and maritime borders with at least nine other countries.

07 Jul 2019 12:11 AM

‘One nation, one election’ is an assault on federalism

Modi had no qualms in claiming that it was not his but “the nation’s idea”.

30 Jun 2019 12:23 AM

Mediation over the Ayodhya dispute seems doomed to fail

The Supreme Court has initiated an exercise that was doomed to failure at the very outset.

16 Jun 2019 9:24 AM

Be mindful about the BJP’s talk on Pakistan

India has systematically undermined Saarc and vigorously promoted Bimstec though it is not a member; but, then, neither is Pakistan.

02 Jun 2019 12:23 AM

EC seems biased towards Modi

The petition described at length the reported remarks of Mr Modi that allegedly contravened the code of conduct.

05 May 2019 12:55 AM

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1919: The turning point in our freedom story

It is only right that both countries should jointly commemorate events such as Jallianwala Bagh and honour heroes such as Bhagat Singh.

14 Apr 2019 12:00 AM

Mob lynchings: Modi’s silence is treated as approval

The RSS and the BJP openly direct their political aims and policies to seek the Hindu vote.

07 Apr 2019 12:10 AM

Let burden of proof rest on cops in Rizwan custody death

The evidence supports his brother Zulkarnain’s charge that the death was a “cold-blooded murder”.

31 Mar 2019 10:29 PM

In a healthy democracy, dissent is not treason!

It would be trite to say that the persons aggrieved have remedies in suits for libel and prosecutions for defamation.

24 Mar 2019 12:10 AM

Repression no solution to Kashmir problem

The National Investigation Agency has been targeting Kashmir’s leaders on charges inter alia of money laundering and ‘terror funding’.

17 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

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Seek answers for Pulwama, dissent precisely during crises

Britain showed prime minister Neville Chamberlain the door during the Second World War.

10 Mar 2019 12:05 AM

Punishing the press by holding ads is abuse of power

Kashmir has lost at least 13 journalists during the insurgency.

03 Mar 2019 12:16 AM

Govts should not out files for partisan ends

No government has a right to dig up old records and publish them for partisan ends.

24 Feb 2019 12:10 AM

Stop misusing transfers to rein in civil & police officers

Decisions taken at a political level in government are implemented without question at the operational level.

17 Feb 2019 12:58 AM

Withdrawal of criminal cases must be kept free of politics

The Supreme Court laid down the law in a series of cases on the independence of the prosecutor.

11 Feb 2019 12:05 AM

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