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Hit hard at Pak terror, but keep hype in check

The unfortunate part is the political leadership's role in adding to the overall confusion.

06 Mar 2019 2:45 AM

World needs more women as mediators for peace

The countries that have experienced war on a large scale have now grown into major exporters of war weapons.

05 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Oppn ‘Grand Alliance’ faces bigger challenge

The Congress and the CPI(M) have been co-opted in February as part of the coalition of regional parties against the BJP.

05 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

After Pulwama, Balakot: Tone down the rhetoric

India will still have to fight the war against terror groups like the JeM and the Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT).

04 Mar 2019 12:07 AM

Cricket turns into a pawn as India-Pak tensions rise

Cricket had previously served as the basis for imagining peace, and now as a means of punishment.

04 Mar 2019 12:05 AM

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Did India kill 300 terrorists in Balakot?

Pakistan claimed that it had deliberately targeted open spaces around the military bases to demonstrate its capacity to retaliate.

03 Mar 2019 1:08 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

Democracy in India: Is it ‘best fit’ or flawed?

This set is possibly in transition to the “flawed democracy” status, whilst the “authoritarian” set is possibly irredeemable.

02 Mar 2019 3:27 AM

ISIS brides: A problem for the West and Muslim world

In recent interviews, Shamima has stated that going public with her plea to the British government was likely not in her best interests.

01 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Time to show maturity and start de-escalation

The BJP, meanwhile, had been assiduously working since the "surgical strike" following the 2016 attack on the Uri military camp to foment jingoism.

01 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

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Corbyn biases, anti-Semitism behind UK Labour exodus

Jeremy Corbyn's elevation to party leader was greeted with horror by some of those familiar with his empathy for the Palestinians.

28 Feb 2019 2:23 AM

Pak at crossroads after India’s paradigm shift

The Line of Control has for various reasons been considered sacrosanct by most Indian governments.

28 Feb 2019 2:23 AM

A fresh chance for OIC, India to reset their ties

Given the painful history of India's association with the OIC, this announcement was nothing short of a bombshell.

27 Feb 2019 1:39 AM

Countries are now defining citizenship as exclusion

While the court battle to decide her fate will be prolonged, her predicament has highlighted how vulnerable the notion of citizenship is today.

26 Feb 2019 2:16 AM

No reason for India to court the OIC

It prompted OIC members gathered in Rabat for their first summit (of which more later) to think again about including India.

26 Feb 2019 2:16 AM

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Pak needs to shift its focus, limit space for terror groups

The international community, including Pakistan's key strategic partner, China, has become less tolerant towards violent non-state actors.

25 Feb 2019 12:05 AM

The world’s eyes turn, once again, to Koreas

South Korea, geographically a tiny nation with a population of 50 million, is an industrial, innovation and hi-tech powerhouse.

25 Feb 2019 12:01 AM

A prosperous Kashmir is India’s best riposte

It is a little surprising, therefore, that in his first reaction our Prime Minister has said that our armed forces have been given a free hand.

24 Feb 2019 12:15 AM

World Cup: Boycotting Pak gets us nothing

India has always beaten Pakistan in the World Cup in the previous six times we have played them.

24 Feb 2019 12:12 AM

What to do about Pak? Modi’s dilemma grows

The government began its retaliation against Pakistan by withdrawing the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status of Pakistan.

23 Feb 2019 12:44 AM

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