Election watchers in Pakistan realise that much would depend on the extent of the BJP’s mandate and who its allies would be in an expected coalition government Pakistanis have been watching the election scene in India with considerable trepidation.
Walking is the act of the body exploring itself as it traces the world My father loved to walk. It was his great ritual, his idea of prayer and work. Every morning at four, the house would echo with the thump of his shoes, the tumbler of coffee, as he ...
Innumerable requiems to the magical wordsmith Gabriel García Márquez have brought out his mastery over the language and the craft of storytelling. As a journalist, my personal debt to him comes from his description of journalism as the best job i
Whether due to economic disparities or the stoking of enmities by different religious groups, the chasm between Sarna and Christian tribals has widened Two months before polling began in Jharkhand, Ajay Tirkey began dividing his day between campaigning
The Supreme Court’s ruling on transgenders is cause for celebration, not just for sexual minorities but for all minorities In this election din, between empty slogans and personal slandering, has come one of India’s proudest moments as a nat
Chinese students will be able to sit for the college entrance exam in Braille, the ministry of education has announced. Human Rights Watch described this week’s directive as an important breakthrough after years of campaigning by disability rights ad
Modinomics can be the perfect antidote to the kleptocratic crony socialism that has kept India from realising her vast economic potential I recently offered my perspective on India’s elections to an American audience. Writing in The Daily Caller (
A vote is a tick of faith given to a particular party or candidate that the voter believes in; it is not is an endorsement of what a perceived majority might or might not want Franchise, suffrage or the right to vote is something integral to a democracy.
Instead of victory memorials, Sri Lanka needs a monument to commemorate all casualties of the war In the hot plains of the Vanni, a larger-than-life stone soldier emerges out of a block of concrete, an AK-47 in one hand and the Sri Lankan flag in the ot
Importantly, the Supreme Court accepted the broad definition of transgender as including persons who did not identify with the sex assigned to them at birth The Supreme Court judgment recognising the rights of transgendered persons is a landmark ruling