19 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 23, 1435

Jawed Naqvi

What does Zawahiri really want?

South Asia’s capacity to cope with any major emergency has been shown as ordinary if not dismal.

Keeping our eyes peeled for Ebola

What if the virus travelled to our overpopulated cities or mutated into something more readily contagious?

Modi magic suffers jolt

The most of the adverse outcomes for Narendra Modi came in Bihar where the BJP had done unexpectedly well.

Rise & fall of a Shakespearean hero

Though not the one to plot to overthrow any Duncan he had professed loyalty to, Jaswant Singh betrayed enough fatal.

Looks like the work of the wife

There’s too much Saira Banu, the wife, and too little Madhubala, the love of his life in his book.

Muslims can easily quit their ghettos

Lamenting their own victimhood, India’s Muslims have rarely shown an interest in the wretched lot of other communities.

Looks like the work of a thief

NARENDRA Modi’s instant prescriptions to cure India’s chronic troubles are vacuous or easy or both. The...

This Karachi nightmare and that

GORGING on a three-egg omelet he loves but won’t get on his Delhi-Newark flight, Mukul Vaingankar casually lets me...

A sad song for world music day

There can be good or bad art, dance or music on either side of the sharp ideological divide.

Good breakfast, bad history

THE lady at the adjoining table of the club restaurant gazed steadily at Maulana Azad’s autobiography I was...

When the battle’s lost and won

IN the baking heat of Delhi, the squirrels are lying flat on their belly in flowerpots I had watered in the morning,...