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Editorial: Emerging role of Saudi women

The full participation of women in next year’s municipal elections is a highly significant step.



A Muslim forced to break his fast

AT least 11 members of Parliament belonging to the right-wing Shiv Sena allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor, who was fasting for Ramadan, to eat a chapati at the new Maharashtra Sadan in New



Listen to the screams of hapless Palestinians, please

People are perplexed. They ask why do you only blame Israel? What about the Palestinians who lob tens of rockets into Israel every day? These are good questions and they deserve answers.



What’s with Modi’s silence?

Silence is the virtue of fools, counseled Sir Francis Bacon.



Signs of societal decay

Indian politics touched a new low when a group of parliamentarians belonging to the radical Hindu outfit, Shiv Sena, forced a Muslim to break his Ramadan fast.



China can play a vital role

This refers to the report, “Envoy: 21m Chinese Muslims fast in Ramadan,” (July 24) that quotes top Chinese diplomat in Riyadh saying that freedom of faith is the legitimate right of citizens, which is



We are all guilty

A powerful article on the Palestine issue, titled “Who will stop these child killers.” (July 23) by Aijaz Zaka Syed.



Mideast elite’s indifference

A few weeks ago, the US Supreme Court, the highest federal court in the United States, turned away an appeal by thousands of Sept.



Nothing going right for Congress

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. Nothing sums up the current predicament of the India’s Congress party better than this famous John F Kennedy quote.



Putin’s tipping point?

When incompetence in the Kremlin turns murderous, its incumbents can begin to tremble.

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