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Irfan Husain

Lust for land

It’s not only the military that has deprived the poor of land. Published Aug 27, 2016 01:19am

South Africa in flux

FINALLY, some good news from South Africa. After several years of economic decline, increasing unemployment and... Published Aug 22, 2016 07:05am

Death by committee

When bureaucracy wants to avoid action, it sets up committees. Published Aug 20, 2016 01:18am

Canada’s tar sands woes

ON average, petrol costs around 20 cents less in Canada’s western province of Alberta than it does in New ... Published Aug 15, 2016 06:49am

Ned’s lobster bisque

When the gentle rhythm of life and the quiet routine is broken by a little seafood party Published Aug 14, 2016 07:09am

Post-truth politics

Despite a list of lies, Trump is doing well in the opinion polls. Published Aug 13, 2016 01:28am

Road to nowhere

We forget about Kashmir as soon as the violence abates. Published Aug 06, 2016 01:05am

American Dream

Whatever happened to the much-heralded post-racist era? Published Jul 30, 2016 02:05am

Taboos and icons

Why can’t men be accused of tarnishing the family ‘honour’? Published Jul 23, 2016 03:37am

The veiled truth

The trend is towards even greater concealment of women. Published Jul 16, 2016 05:53am

The king of piscine cuisine

Celebrated chef, Rick Stein on how to prepare the sea’s harvest to perfection in his restaurant Published Jul 10, 2016 07:09am

Military myths

Inefficient politicians have provided space to the military. Published Jul 09, 2016 05:38am

Meatless days

Feudal values have become the face of our ruling elite. Published Jul 02, 2016 06:30am