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Saeed Naqvi

Saeed Naqvi | Why freedom came early: In August 1947, not June 1948

Instead of August 15, 1947, our Independence Day could well have been June 30, 1948

14 Aug 2022 12:12 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Walk the talk on ‘atma nirbharta’: Need new culture on foreign ‘news’

The culture of dependence on the former colonial masters to fill our foreign pages is all-pervasive

31 Jul 2022 12:10 AM

Saeed Naqvi | North vs South: For Muslims, the experience is wholly different

In the North, manufactured daily incidents keep communalism on a continuous simmer and folks huddle and wonder what the future portends

20 Jul 2022 7:15 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Most US allies are getting tired of a prolonged war in Ukraine

That Russia was consistently 'provoked' has been clear as daylight since 1998 when the US Senate voted in favour of Nato expansion

02 Jul 2022 11:08 PM

Saeed Naqvi | The Prophet stir: If communalism hurtles at velocity, where’ll it crash?

Has the RSS & BJP plugged their ears so firmly that Atal Behari Vajpayee’s whisper doesn’t reach them:

17 Jun 2022 1:39 AM


Saeed Naqvi | A forgotten story of 1971: When India’s frigate, helicopters, troops saved Lanka

Sadly, the successful intervention has been forgotten, possibly because it was overshadowed by the bigger Bangladesh war that year

30 May 2022 6:58 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Sanctions hit Europe as US wants it weak: Putin adviser

The re-emergence of Russia with the help of friends who don’t want Western hegemony, is unacceptable to the West

11 May 2022 12:36 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Can Imran do in Pakistan what Erdogan did in Turkey?

Anti-Americanism is a sure-fire electoral trick in a Muslim country that nurses a deep grievance against the US

18 Apr 2022 12:45 AM

Saeed Naqvi | From Iraq 1991 to Ukraine, America’s decline evident

The anxiety about China’s rise is now being replaced by something much more complex - the Sino-Russian embrace

31 Mar 2022 11:27 PM

Saeed Naqvi | Is BJP turning into Congress led by Sardar, minus Nehru?

What gave BJP winning numbers was its secular, economic measures — rations, cash, money for housing. Is this not some kind of welfarism?

17 Mar 2022 11:51 PM


Saeed Naqvi | Biblical saying revisited: He who wins shall lose Ukraine…

As perceptions supersede reality in how international affairs are played today, Ukraine has, as predicted, led to a huge propaganda campaign

04 Mar 2022 3:13 AM

Saeed Naqvi | A monochromatic wasteland cannot create another Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar’s passing away does end an epoch but her music will remain part of the air generations will breathe

21 Feb 2022 6:56 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Ukraine doesn’t expect invasion; but Biden, Boris build hysteria…

The image of the Western alliance in lockstep, ready to go for Mr Putin’s jugular, isn’t borne out by the facts on the ground

07 Feb 2022 2:16 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Moscow’s brief foray doused Kazakh turmoil, hasn’t ended it

I run my eyes with wonder because the turbulence is totally incompatible with the image of serenity etched on my mind

23 Jan 2022 1:37 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Wasn’t world a better place in middle of the Cold War?

My memory of the events three decades ago is of a personal nature as I was the only journalist who interviewed Mikhail Gorbachev

10 Jan 2022 1:38 AM


Saeed Naqvi | Kashi Corridor: Would Ghalib, Ray & Bismillah recognise it?

All rivers have a lore for people settled on their banks and beyond, but the Ganga is different because it is special to us

27 Dec 2021 3:34 AM

Saeed Naqvi | After Putin trip, India closer to the poker table on Afghanistan

Militancy gestating next door, in Afghanistan, and in the notice of closest friend America places New Delhi in an awkward bind

13 Dec 2021 3:58 AM

Saeed Naqvi | When Indian diplomacy left both Moscow & US annoyed

In Washington, the PM was persuaded that the decision to recognise the Polisario should be, well, delayed if not cancelled

29 Nov 2021 2:53 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Terror in post-US Afghan: What is New Delhi’s take?

It was precisely to boost the FSA's war-making abilities that the CIA and the Pentagon created a budget that ran into billions of US dollars

06 Nov 2021 1:09 AM

Saeed Naqvi | To be or not to be Congress president, that is the question

Erasing public memory is a device in electoral politics which is given acceleration by television’s magic

22 Oct 2021 2:17 AM