Skip to main content
  • Open Article

    Mind your language

    Listen up! All you wannabe Green Card holders. Brush up your English language skills before you face the dour-faced immigration officer at your US port of entry. No, this is not a joke being played on you.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Players & Gentlemen!

    Pakistan’s former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, is publicly known as an avid lover of Cricket, a game historically known as the game of “players and gentlemen.”

    View Point
  • Open Article

    13 things you need to know about Yemen

    War, famine, poverty and al-Qaeda are just some of the keywords that tend to pop up when discussing the "Middle East's poorest nation" – Yemen.However, the truth is, Yemen boasts a rich history.

    Feature
  • Open Article

    Arch-enemies of Jinnah and Gandhi

    Seven decades after Pakistan and India came out of British colonial rule, we see that the enemies of Jinnah and Gandhi are ruling the two countries — in India directly while in Pakistan indirectly.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Seven decades on, what we have achieved from Partition?

    While I have no memory of the journey, I learned later that our train had been attacked on the way, and we had been saved only by the presence and courage of the handful of soldiers who escorted us.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    The United States Is Complicit in the Destruction of Yemen

    The United States has had a dismal track record managing conflicts in the Middle East in recent years, but in Yemen, it is currently abetting a humanitarian disaster that could ultimately rival Syria and Iraq.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    ‘Within the blink of an eye, half one’s world is lost’: Kashmir’s pellet victims fight dark battles

    Last August, Danish Rajab Jhat, a strapping young man, could barely muster the strength to speak a few words. Jhat was in hospital, felled by pellets fired from shotguns. He would let out feeble cries.

    Feature
  • Open Article

    Hezbollah Emerges Winner in Latest Syrian Refugee Exchange Deal

    The convoys of buses that came from Syria to the isolated town of Arsal in the Lebanon Valley on Wednesday began to transfer thousands of Syrian refugees from Lebanese territory to Idlib in Syria.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    I, PROMISCUOUS Power and the Improbable Amorality of Nitish Kumar

    His first chosen partner was, believe you me, the CPI(ML). His current chosen partner is a BJP as approximate to the RSS as it can get. Between them, Nitish Kumar has run the entire political spectrum.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Nitish’s resignation is setback to India’s secular forces

    In a stunning turn of events, Nitish Kumar tendered his resignation as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Kumar has submitted his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. The decision to quit was taken.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Beyond Doklam: Why China offered to mediate in the Kashmir dispute

    China’s offer to mediate in the dispute over the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, amidst its border stand-off with India in Doklam, has evoked political speculation, positive interest and even some war-talk.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Why a Dalit president does not mean Indian Dalits will have a better Future

    THESPIAN Dilip Kumar used an interesting metaphor in his movie Kranti, or revolution. The earthy couplet went thus: “Kulhadi mein lakdi ka dasta na hota, to lakdi ke katney ka rasta na hota.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Iran’s outreach to Iran-i-Saghir

    When the then foreign minister Inder Kumar Gujral was about to undertake an official visit to Iran in 1991, Iranian government conveyed to New Delhi that the minister was not welcome in Tehran.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Salahuddin, Modi and the declining US image

    On June 26, a US State Department notification declared Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) leader Muhammad Yusuf Shah, also known as Syed Salahuddin, a “specially designated global terrorist”.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    When Salim Saved the Day and HM the Dignity of the Indian Home Minister's Office

    Two things will be remembered about the dark Tuesday, July 11 that saw countrywide outrage at Monday night's cowardly attack on a bus (bearing the registration number of Gujarat) full of Amarnath yatris.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Amarnath terror attack: ‘Kashmiri Islamist terrorists killed Hindu pilgrims’ narrative is flawed

    About an hour after the killing of seven Amarnath yatris in south Kashmir on Monday, a childhood friend, now a management professional in Hyderabad, wrote on Facebook: “Do not shoot them.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Photographs of tribal leaders from UAE back when it was under British control

    In 1939, the Trucial Coast States – the present day United Arab Emirates – were part of Britain’s Informal Empire in the Persian Gulf. Britain had effectively controlled this region since the early 19th century .

    Feature
  • Open Article

    A Strategic Partnership and its Burdens

    The joint statement released after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel has a resonant declaration in its very first paragraph : “The  historic first ever visit by an Indian Prime  Minister to Israel.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Why no one protests against Modi’s Israel visit

    No other country has been given the sort of access to the Indian national security apparatus as Israel. Whether it is the country’s advanced weapon systems, counterterrorism, cybersecurity and even the nuclear arsenal.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Inside the mind of the Indian Muslim

    This year, I did not want to serve ‘them’ biryani on Eid. But that is not our ‘tehzeeb’, our culture, my father insisted. So, on June 26, one guest after another – some among them likely BJP voters.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    O’ Parachinar, your loyalty is not enough for Pakistan

    “I was a little girl of seven and the memory of him sitting in a room and sewing green coloured clothes and the flag of Pakistan with his own hands before the Partition is still afresh in my eyes.

    Feature
  • Open Article

    The destruction of the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul is another example of the 'culturecide' we've become so used to

    Over the years, I’ve almost lost count of the priceless treasures of art and antiquity which I’ve seen with my own eyes – and which now lie in pieces. 

    Feature
  • Open Article

    The GCC crisis: Draconian demands and juvenile politics

    The list of demands that Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries say Qatar must comply with in order to end the diplomatic and trade siege they imposed on the country two weeks ago is so draconian.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    Enter The Prince Of Arabia

    Like Pharaoh and Ahasuerus, King Salman woke up one night sweating between his silken linen, marble floors, and gilded bathtubs, and asked what the Israelite king whose name he bears asked in his own twilight.

    View Point

Want your BRAND to reach a wider audience?

Find out how

Search Articles