Aug 21, 2014 02:38 AM
Modi has mystified, misled and surprised Pakistan, even giving the impression that he still regards the country as an enemy to defeat, not as a neighbour he wishes to resolve issues with In March this year, members of the Pakistani establishment la
Aug 21, 2014 02:33 AM
A tribute to B.K.S. Iyengar, a lifelong student of yoga, teacher exemplar, and one of the earliest ambassadors of Indian soft power On a visit to China in 2011, where B.K.S. Iyengar found himself surrounded by crowds of followers he did not know he had
Aug 20, 2014 12:19 AM
Anti-superstition campaigners will not only pay tribute to Narendra Dabholkar, their acclamation will also be an indictment of the government’s utter failure to find his killers At 7.20 a.m. on August 20, supporters of the courageous and gritty ra
Aug 20, 2014 12:24 AM
The Indian Army is facing a critical shortage of effective artillery firepower, crucial in a limited war scenario The Indian Army is making incremental, but confused, progress in upgrading its depreciated artillery profile that has languished gravely sin
Aug 18, 2014 11:51 PM
Transformational leaders will be judged not merely by the style of their speeches but more by the substance of their actions The Prime Minister’s maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of Red Fort has drawn wide encomiums. While invoking
Aug 20, 2014 12:13 AM
Britain is a multicultural nation and its minority communities are having an increasing influence on its voice in the world Canon Andrew White, the thoroughly estimable “vicar” of Baghdad, has mooted a proposal that was almost archaic in its
Aug 18, 2014 11:42 PM
With citizens suffering acutely because of delays in court trials, it is time to fix accountability of the judges Recently, the Supreme Court refused to fast-track criminal cases against Members of Parliament, saying the manpower in trial courts and infr
Aug 18, 2014 11:35 PM
Cafe culture is not new to Afghans. What lends Cafe Hunar is its renegade air — men and women sit in mixed company. When Hassan Fazili returned to Kabul after nearly two decades of living abroad, the thing he missed the most were the cafes. The mou
Aug 17, 2014 11:54 PM
The National Judicial Appointments Commission will destroy the independence of the judiciary. The composition of its panel will inevitably lead to serious political manipulation Both Houses of Parliament almost unanimously passed, and with inexplic
Aug 17, 2014 11:47 PM
Is the Hindu militant tendency under pressure from young moderate elements to reconfigure its attitude towards Muslims? I am currently reading a manuscript by an Indian academic which reads like a fairy tale of Hindu-Muslim relations, except that it is n
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