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F.S. Aijazuddin

In a china shop

What did Trump hope to achieve as a mediator? Published Aug 15, 2019 06:55am

A dark dawn

India’s action is a unilateral abrogation of the Shimla accord. Updated Aug 08, 2019 08:10am

Used wrappings

‘My friend,’ he replied, ‘I have done a PhD on the Bhuttos.’ Published Aug 01, 2019 07:14am

Dignified defeat

The ostensible priority will be a safe withdrawal of coalition forces. Updated Aug 09, 2019 03:38pm

Armchair idiocy

For millions of sports fans, July 14 became a cruel test of loyalty. Published Jul 18, 2019 06:51am

Unlikely phoenix

How did the Afghans achieve such competence? Published Jul 11, 2019 06:48am

Winds of war

Will such impulses replace sober aforethought? Updated Jul 04, 2019 11:31am

Too little broth

One dam, however daintily packaged, is not the solution. Published Jun 27, 2019 07:03am

Uneasy lies...

Churchill is buried too deep to feel the pain that comes from an empire revenging itself. Published Jun 13, 2019 07:30am

Pink turban: II

Nehru’s legacy was to unite India; Modi’s plan is to unify Hindutva. Published May 30, 2019 07:12am

Cauldron to inferno

Since 1948, the State Bank of Pakistan has seen off 19 governors. Published May 16, 2019 07:36am

War and property

Throughout the tortuous negotiations ran a golden vein of poetry. Published May 09, 2019 07:01am

Filling a blank

For modern voters, the most potent blank is still the virgin surface of the ballot paper. Published May 02, 2019 06:32am

Quit home, go home

One day, rational Indians will regret remaining silent today. Updated Apr 25, 2019 09:46am

Scrap of paper

An emboldened Modi will do exactly what he wants. Published Apr 18, 2019 06:52am

A foreign past

They lived in our shared past. They will never see our divided future. Published Apr 11, 2019 06:39am

Water wars

Roads can be halted at the border, but who owns flowing water? Published Apr 04, 2019 07:08am

Unjustifiable ends

Pakistan can take comfort; it is no longer India’s only enemy. Published Mar 28, 2019 07:19am