Muhammad Ali Siddiqi

Hyderabad nostalgia

Hyderabad nostalgia

The nizams never forgot they were governors and not kings. Published 06 Feb, 2023 06:54am
NON-FICTION: A BAHADUR LIFE

NON-FICTION: A BAHADUR LIFE

An excellent biography of scholar and freedom fighter Bahadur Yar Jang, who achieved so much in the short 39 years that nature... Published 01 Jan, 2023 08:59am
TTP’s mentors

TTP’s mentors

OBL and al-Zawahiri had a lasting impression on TTP philosophy. Updated 29 Dec, 2022 08:01pm
Targeting ‘Dawn’

Targeting ‘Dawn’

Power wielders here exhibit a sorry lack of common sense... Published 27 Nov, 2022 07:16am
ESSAY: MY EVERGREENS ABOUT WAR

ESSAY: MY EVERGREENS ABOUT WAR

Fisk’s Lebanon, Behr’s Imperial Japan and Junge’s and Schroeder’s Nazi Germany — all provide insight into nations at war Published 30 Oct, 2022 11:03am
Pakistan’s image

Pakistan’s image

Is a siege of our beautiful capital city a rarity? Updated 27 Oct, 2022 08:00am
Jinnah and Gandhi

Jinnah and Gandhi

Both were great men of the kind history produces in centuries... Published 11 Sep, 2022 03:51am
NON-FICTION: JINNAH: FORCE OF NATURE

NON-FICTION: JINNAH: FORCE OF NATURE

While other biographies of the Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah exist, a new book stands out with regard to three issues and for Published 14 Aug, 2022 05:12am
Hindu tributes

Hindu tributes

Countless Hindu and Sikh poets wrote in praise of the Prophet (PBUH). Updated 08 Jul, 2022 11:54am
Partygate lesson

Partygate lesson

The economic crisis we are passing through is the result of moral bankruptcy... Published 12 Jun, 2022 07:11am
ESSAY: MY EVERGREENS - IV

ESSAY: MY EVERGREENS - IV

Muhammad Ali Siddiqi continues combing through his library for those books to which he keeps returning Published 22 May, 2022 10:04am
It is positive

It is positive

People are not charged along ethnic lines. Published 10 May, 2022 07:42am
Sindh’s separation

Sindh’s separation

THE epic story revolving round Sindh’s separation from the Bombay Presidency in the last century remains unknown ... Published 27 Apr, 2022 07:42am

ESSAY: EVERGREENS OF THE EAST

Some books on China, Japan, Mongolia and Russia, as well as a few very insightful works on the Arab world Published 20 Mar, 2022 07:17am
Why Pakistan?

Why Pakistan?

Unfortunately, terrorist attacks in the country are increasing again. Updated 16 Mar, 2022 09:22am
NON-FICTION: THE PAK-SAUDI ROLLERCOASTER

NON-FICTION: THE PAK-SAUDI ROLLERCOASTER

A former ambassador’s book offers critical insight and valuable research material on the often-misunderstood relations between... Published 09 Jan, 2022 07:16am
Mideast: Massacre And Détente

Mideast: Massacre And Détente

THE low-level talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran in Baghdad were perhaps the only positive development in the ... Published 01 Jan, 2022 07:42am
The man who ‘shaped events’

The man who ‘shaped events’

In dealing with his political adversaries, Jinnah used one of his major weapons with precision — logic. Published 26 Dec, 2021 03:54am
Arab surrender

Arab surrender

One cannot fail to detect Israel’s contempt for Arab potentates. Updated 12 Dec, 2021 09:06am