Opinion

A Muslim forced to break his fast

2014-07-25 03:05
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

2014-07-25 03:03
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.It is like thi...

What’s with Modi’s silence?

2014-07-25 03:04
Silence is the virtue of fools, counseled Sir Francis Bacon. Throughout the long, silent era that was Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s time in office, one longed to hear the good Singh speak extempore,...

Mideast elite’s indifference

2014-07-24 03:00
A few weeks ago, the US Supreme Court, the highest federal court in the United States, turned away an appeal by thousands of Sept. 11 attack victims who sought to sue Middle Eastern individuals and co...

Nothing going right for Congress

2014-07-24 03:00
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.The Congress cup of woes is...

Putin’s tipping point?

2014-07-24 03:00
When incompetence in the Kremlin turns murderous, its incumbents can begin to tremble. As news of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine trickled into Russia, people with a long memor...

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