Jawed Naqvi

A veil to mask man’s folly

Akbar chortled that the veil though cast away by the modern woman had found its use with men — to mask their innately Published Feb 09, 2016 01:24am

Jinnah between Kerala and Dubai

As Jinnah’s sobering influence faded, as in Pakistan, for example, it also waned among his erstwhile Kerala groupies. Published Feb 02, 2016 02:13am

A normal religion from the past

As with religious revivalism elsewhere, Kerala has its share, including more Muslim girls taking to the headscarf. Published Jan 26, 2016 01:58am

Beef fry and the southern air

The blame really lies with Delhi’s obsession with private cars. It is a north Indian malaise, something to do with Published Jan 19, 2016 01:33am

A toxic brew of desalinated water

Ashraf’s past had an organic link with high society in Europe but her presence was just as socially pervasive ... Published Jan 12, 2016 02:09am

A reason to join the fight fairly

India must figure out what expertise it can bring to the table in combating security problems dogging the region. Updated Jan 05, 2016 10:50am

Did Gandhi hate music, cinema?

Gandhi stated that he never saw pictures. In a subsequent statement, he included cinema among evils like gambling. Updated Dec 22, 2015 10:34am

Buying peace at the grocery

Ordinary people praying for peace between the South Asian neighbours must not yield to the propaganda that a good. Updated Dec 15, 2015 11:36am

Dumb news and smart bombs

That India and Pakistan have resumed dialogue will be welcomed by those who know anything about nuclear threat to world. Updated Dec 08, 2015 10:28am

Will Krishna sing for Ambedkar?

Musician T.M. Krishna believes that the rationalist Dravida movement of Dalit and backward caste Tamils is threatened by Published Dec 01, 2015 06:19am