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Columnists | The Asian Age

Is there a real chance of a return to peace in Afghanistan?

Boundaries have been appearing and disappearing, but ethnicities are more or less occupying the same spaces.

07 Dec 2019 1:33 AM

Not in my name! Some questions on shooting

The undivided state of Andhra Pradesh has a long history of it.

07 Dec 2019 1:30 AM

The myriad interpretations of Sufi anthem ‘Mast Qalandar’

Recently, it was claimed on a TV show that Saghar Siddiqui penned the famous song.

06 Dec 2019 2:57 AM

How Bajwa affair may impact politics in Pakistan

First is the attempted perpetuation of status quo.

06 Dec 2019 2:56 AM

Here’s why the Chinese model is unsuitable for Pakistan’s govt

The second feature is the absence of rule of law, rather than its unequivocal application.

04 Dec 2019 2:56 AM

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If trust breaks down, a society cannot survive

As we know from our day-to-day experience, without a degree of trust, no economic transaction is possible.

04 Dec 2019 2:52 AM

Who’s behind Bajwa petition? Imran wanted him to stay on

No matter how small the minority that is expressing this view, it is making a point to ponder without doubt.

03 Dec 2019 4:22 AM

US-China wrangling on HK just sound & fury?

Washington plays these games when it has problems with China that have nothing to do with Tibet.

03 Dec 2019 2:02 AM

Can govt let private sector take lead on growth?

Bringing the private sector centre-stage requires a sea change in the manner of its participation and its role in nation-building.

02 Dec 2019 12:00 AM

When Shah lost his cool; has India Inc switched sides?

The party chief felt betrayed as he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had campaigned extensively in Maharashtra but their hard work came to naught.

02 Dec 2019 12:00 AM

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Make an example of Pragya to battle hate

When, on the first occasion, Thakur referred to Godse as a patriot, PM Narendra Modi expressed deep regret.

01 Dec 2019 7:03 AM

As Pak flounders, try a measure of grace

The army is also seething because, for the first time in Pakistani history, soldiers haven’t got their annual raise.

01 Dec 2019 6:58 AM

Can Kovind live up to his true role as Prez?

President Kovind, in his conduct, possibly needs reminding that he took an oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution and the law”.

30 Nov 2019 12:14 AM

Is Trump’s US giving cover to those guilty of war crimes?

The cumulative impact of these developments requires Pakistan to be very vigilant of the kind of help it accepts from the US in the near future.

30 Nov 2019 12:10 AM

Heirs & spares: Time to retire lese-majesté, other privileges

Commendably, lese-majesté is not a crime in Britain.

29 Nov 2019 2:21 AM

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First Mumbai, then Delhi: Will history repeat itself?

The answer to the first depends on how the Aghadi alliance handles the tricky challenges it faces.

29 Nov 2019 2:17 AM

Can Modi & Gotabaya build bridges of trust?

The Rajapaksa clan get a fresh opportunity to re-engage India after their 2015 defeat, which they attributed to India’s unseen hand.

28 Nov 2019 5:34 AM

Order on Bajwa may disturb Pak power structure

When extensions are seen to be part of political power games, then it also affects the military’s professionalism.

28 Nov 2019 5:25 AM

Govt, Army & America: ‘Frenemies’ at all levels

Whether this difference is merely one of form or there is more to it, would be an interesting angle to explore.

27 Nov 2019 1:13 AM

Jharkhand: The going won’t be easy for BJP

The BJP-AJSU alliance won 12 of 14 Lok Sabha seats and polled 55.3 per cent votes, while the UPA won only two seats and polled 34.6 per cent votes.

27 Nov 2019 1:10 AM

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