Muslims must reach out to Dalits, other communities

2014-11-21 03:00
The Dalits or low-caste Hindus have struggled on the margins of Indian society, suffering in silence, for thousands of years. Being born at the bottom of the caste hierarchy is the ultimate sin in the...

Other Side of the Mirror: Saga of the potato cutlet

2014-11-21 03:00
The trouble with all these very swank restaurants is that if you are a vegetarian they simply collapse and cannot do anything more imaginative than slam a plate with three potato cutlets on it in fron...

Pakistan’s key challenges

2014-11-21 03:00
Pakistan faces many threats, which seem at times to threaten its existence. Terrorism, religious intolerance and sectarian violence are routinely featured in the media. But there is another threat; so...

India’s moaning media

2014-11-21 03:00
Indian media’s self-absorption with itself and the canopy of importance under which it dwells has changed a great deal in the half century since we became journalists. This was profoundly discernible...

Saudi women on a roll

2014-11-20 03:15
Contrary to the western perception that Saudi women are under the thumb of a patriarchal society, there are some things that can’t be ignored. Take, for instance, a recent government study that found...

UK selective memory syndrome

2014-11-20 03:00
Even before the centenary this year of the outbreak of the World War I, British people seemed to be making an ever greater emotional investment in remembering their war dead. The official days of Reme...

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