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Saeed Naqvi

Trump only recent US Prez who pulled out of conflicts, and never entered one

In fact, all of West Asia is on the cusp of change which promises or threatens (depending where you stand) to inaugurate a new world order.

11 Oct 2019 5:14 AM

Saudi-Iran tussle always goes Tehran’s way at UN

The up-and-down in Iran’s image in Washington is frequent.

27 Sep 2019 6:15 AM

Trump looks presidential as he sacks Bolton

In the course of unfurling his agenda for a second term, Trump is steering clear of his NSA’s war lust.

13 Sep 2019 12:01 AM

Ex-FM’s arrest: Who decides where cameras focus?

Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s rebellion in Haryana will unnerve the Gandhi family that much more because Robert Vadra owes a few to him.

30 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

As democracy and Kashmir dynasties are hurled out, is there a safety net?

Pakistan used to describe Kashmir as the “unfinished business of Partition”.

16 Aug 2019 12:35 AM

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Boris made PM to ward off fresh UK elections

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would be perfectly qualified to jig to that number if he disciplined his hair with a touch of Brylcream.

03 Aug 2019 1:17 AM

Tensions simmer in Tehran, hard times for Bibi

The point is that the Shias latched on to Karbala, a relatively recent event in history, as the ideal for morality and sacrifice.

18 Jul 2019 11:59 PM

Trump still an enigma: So who is starting a war with Iran?

The lazy assumption that the technologies in the Iranian arsenal must trace their origins to allies Russia and China is wrong.

05 Jul 2019 12:10 AM

A new compact needed between media & State

It was brave of the pundits whom the anchors had assembled to keep up the pretence of being in the loop.

07 Jun 2019 12:13 AM

Elections 2019: 187 million Muslims out of the frame

In the communal politics of the 1990s, a searing slogan was “Garv se kaho hum Hindu hain”, or “let us proclaim with pride that we are Hindu”.

24 May 2019 12:05 AM

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BJP has NDA, Cong fought UPA allies: Now what?

Muslims are shuttling between caste parties and anyone, even the devil, if he can help to keep the BJP out.

10 May 2019 6:49 AM

Sidestep a fiercely communal campaign, find solace in Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir

Once Ram Lalla is born, Madhukar and his rani wave a ‘murchal’, a sort of whisk in slow, pampering motions around the infant.

26 Apr 2019 12:35 AM

To fight inequality, Cong must stay left of centre

If Andhra and Telangana were a little inhospitable for Rahul Gandhi, a seat in Karnataka would have been custom made for the Congress president.

12 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

Kiwi PM Jacinda Ardern deserves to get this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

Heaven knows the Nobel Peace Prize has in recent years been in urgent need of some value addition.

29 Mar 2019 4:47 AM

Oppn needs to block a Machiavellian war

Indeed, there should be plan in place to protect the nation as well as our armed forces from Machiavellian plots.

15 Mar 2019 12:04 AM

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US courts Kim at Hanoi while bullying Maduro

Time magazine considered President Lula as one of the most influential leaders in recent history.

01 Mar 2019 12:10 AM

Should India ignore, condemn or back US meddling in Venezuela?

US national security adviser John Bolton has been salivating on Venezuela for military action.

15 Feb 2019 12:34 AM

In UP, Priyanka’s entry changes everything

Priyanka Gandhi had been given the task in overall, political control of the “fiefdoms”.

01 Feb 2019 12:38 AM

1979: How Afghanistan & Iran changed forever

The plan was to eliminate the Communist parties, which were gaining in influence around President Mohammad Daud in Kabul.

18 Jan 2019 5:08 AM

Mideast in ferment: Riyadh-Doha tussle expands

Hamas were supple enough to mobilise support from another formidable axis — Iran, Hezbollah and Syria.

04 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

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