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Jawed Naqvi

The elements so mixed in him

Praful Bidwai was a Marxist with a tremendous capacity for self-criticism, which blended with his ability to laugh Published Jun 30, 2015 01:38am

Bade Ghulam Ali Khan’s yoga mudra

Mrs Gandhi is worshipped in Bangladesh but Prime Minister Modi omitted to mention her name in Dhaka recently. Published Jun 16, 2015 02:13am

Airbrushed history of pajamas

If Modi has knowingly embraced an Indian Muslim contribution in his wardrobe he should be applauded. Published Jun 09, 2015 02:03am

Of honest fascists, corrupt democrats

If Hillary Clinton is corrupt and her opponent was to be Jeb Bush, with his biblical morality and claim to probity, who Published May 26, 2015 01:49am

Damn the TRP, tell the truth

Salman Khan’s self-absorbed persona is an aspect of India’s contrived political insularity with the troubled world near Published May 12, 2015 02:35am

Lessons from Nepal for Kashmir

The RSS work is scarcely different from Muslim extremists expanding their constituency in Pakistani Kashmir. Published May 05, 2015 05:07am

Colour of the mice to catch

Since the advent of the Modi regime, India’s communist parties have been reminding one of a scene from ‘The life of... Published Apr 28, 2015 02:50am

Do we need a communist party?

At a Moharram majlis in my native village of Mustafabad, which is part of Sonia Gandhi’s parliamentary ... Updated Apr 21, 2015 02:39am

Indian cow as a political dish

Physical work neutralises the negatives that come with a combination of sedentary work and red meat. Updated Apr 14, 2015 08:40am

Yemen as an Agatha Christie plot

Following the PLO’s rout in Beirut, the house of Saud fixed its gaze on Algeria before turning to Iraq,... Published Apr 07, 2015 06:42am

And the women prisoners sang

Tahira Apa’s sense of humour and in your face sense of the absurd foiled the single-minded rabble-rouser in her. Updated Apr 01, 2015 01:35am

When mystics don the war paint

Our home-grown Ameer Khusro is as good an example as any of a soldier doubling as a mystic poet and vice versa. Published Mar 17, 2015 01:37am