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Jawed Naqvi

Of a future Olympics in Xanadu

Sports used to be a great interlude in life, with or without dope. It wasn’t like nations going to war over a soccer... Published Aug 23, 2016 01:12am

Of Humayun Khan & Muhammad Ali

For the young soldier’s father to make a political intervention using his son’s death should be seen as out of line. Updated Aug 16, 2016 01:57am

Licensed agents of intolerance

Prejudice, whether ultra nationalist or religious, is grounded in simplistic gibberish. Published Aug 09, 2016 01:20am

From Golwalkar to Trump

Trump and the Hindu right have a common ancestor: Adolf Hitler. As such, they are joined at the hip in their biases. Published Aug 02, 2016 01:35am

As a Muslim finds harmony in Om

The Daesh agenda was set into motion in Fez — the agenda to build suicide lorries, figuratively and literally. Published Jul 26, 2016 01:39am

Musical notes from a soccer match

Football kindles an amateur but possibly political interest too in the sociology and history of human compact. Published Jul 12, 2016 03:16am

Mr Modi’s African chromosomes

If Modi applies his keen eye on Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy, he might be able to catch a glimpse of Gandhi’s new critics. Updated Jul 05, 2016 11:55am

An elite club of suicide bombers

The middle classes that quake at the thought of gore and fascist hordes seem incorrigibly sanguine about a nuclear... Updated Jun 21, 2016 09:07am

Ramadan & Ramazan schedule

A new vocabulary of orthodoxy is palpable today, which quickly mutates into extremism, and it is not limited to Muslims. Published Jun 14, 2016 03:17am

Challenging the Gujarat narrative

Typewriter guerrillas of yore are turning to websites and books to publish their accounts of the rot. Published May 31, 2016 04:59am

IB’s shadow from Nehru to JNU

The quality of Indian police in public affairs has come in for criticism routinely from the public. Published May 24, 2016 06:36am

Making Goebbels proud of India

Whatever the truth about Modi’s degrees, his Hindutva ideologues planted far more serious falsehoods for political... Published May 17, 2016 12:40pm