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F.S. Aijazuddin

Slippery Laocoöns

The selection of a US vice president is always a tricky business. Published Feb 23, 2017 06:17am

Facing the dark

A game of political chess is being played. Published Jan 26, 2017 07:02am

Si monumentum...

Habib Fida Ali conjured his life, as he did his ideas, out of nothing. Updated Jan 12, 2017 02:37pm

Grouse of silence

Will it be more of last year’s stale helpings? Published Dec 29, 2016 01:31am

We are but flies

Which grouping do we fall in — Bigguns or Littluns? Published Dec 15, 2016 04:16am

Unheeded sages

Mr Menon’s opinion of us borders on contempt. Published Dec 01, 2016 02:01am

Red revenge

The combat ended with a result neither had expected. Published Nov 17, 2016 05:44am

Bitter options

No good harvest should be expected from seeds of discord. Published Nov 03, 2016 01:46am

Jokes apart

India’s repeated discomfiture is not always of Pakistan’s making. Published Oct 20, 2016 01:53am

One-armed wrestling

Had the UNMOGIP been a human it would have qualified for pension. Published Oct 06, 2016 06:34am

Hong Kong avenged

Hinkley Point is, in a subtle way, China’s Cuba. Published Sep 22, 2016 01:37am

Sainthoods earned

The PM has survived a self-made epidemic of hostility. Published Sep 08, 2016 01:46am

Brazilian coffee

Never before in Olympic history has the subject of race been given such exposure as was done in Rio 2016. Published Aug 25, 2016 01:23am

Five-ring circus

Pakistan is content to occupy a backbench in Rio. Published Aug 11, 2016 12:41pm

Sinister options

Turmoil under the heavens has descended on earth. Published Jul 28, 2016 03:19am

Fatal artistry

Chilcot has confirmed what every sensible person suspected. Published Jul 14, 2016 01:43am

Throne of sand

It seemed as if they regarded the referendum as an opinion poll. Published Jun 30, 2016 05:58am

The honeypot

The Thai king must envy the energy of his British counterpart. Published Jun 16, 2016 01:23am