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Sadanand Dhume
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Sadanand Dhume

Articles by Sadanand Dhume

Paved With Good Intentions

Paved With Good Intentions

May 09, 2012 Sadanand Dhume

Right to Education ( RTE) may end up doing more harm than good with excessive and harmful regulations

A Bringer Of Brimstone

A Bringer Of Brimstone

Jun 13, 2011 Sadanand Dhume

The raised, inflamed Islamism of Maryam Jameelah, and her portrayal of her mentor, Maulana Maududi

Pakistan’s Hour Of Choice

Pakistan’s Hour Of Choice

May 18, 2011 Sadanand Dhume

Pressured by the US and bloodied by terrorists, Pakistan must choose its destiny. Facing a stark choice, will...

A Large Step In The Right Direction

A Large Step In The Right Direction

Apr 19, 2011 Sadanand Dhume

Though the Hazare protest in New Delhi and supportive ones in other cities may not have sparked a revolution,...

Terror Cutout

Terror Cutout

Feb 07, 2011 Sadanand Dhume

The best thing you can say about Omair Ahmad’s new novel is that it shows a few glimmers of potential.

Battle For Transparency

Battle For Transparency

Dec 23, 2010 Sadanand Dhume

India desperately and urgently needs an independent anti-corruption commission backed with investigative...

Manhattan Project

Manhattan Project

Aug 24, 2010 Sadanand Dhume

The Great Ground Zero Mosque Divide: Both conservatives and liberals draw wrong conclusions. The failure to...

Stripped Clean

Stripped Clean

Jul 12, 2010 Sadanand Dhume

If quality prose is the measure, then this debut collection of stories, belongs with the best that the...

A Gay Gong

A Gay Gong

May 03, 2010 Sadanand Dhume

A novel both subtle and arresting, a rare book about the new India that manages to be deeply curious without...

Going Down Under

Going Down Under

Mar 09, 2010 Sadanand Dhume

No single factor explains the sudden strain between two liberal democracies that share a common past as...

Notes From The Dying

Notes From The Dying

Mar 08, 2010 Sadanand Dhume

The hunter mirrors the hunted, and the state is the fall guy in this book bursting with terror’s marginalia

Culture Clash Unveiled

Culture Clash Unveiled

Feb 10, 2010 Sadanand Dhume

Though the French brand of in-your-face secularism may come under criticism by both Muslims and Western...

We Are The World

We Are The World

May 22, 2009 Sadanand Dhume

In many ways, the immediate significance of the election lies less in what it promises, than in what it...

Slumdog Paradox

Slumdog Paradox

Feb 05, 2009 Sadanand Dhume

Indian criticism of the film reveals the chasm between the country's self-perception and projection and any...

Two Faces Of Globalisation

Two Faces Of Globalisation

Dec 02, 2008 Sadanand Dhume

If the city of Mumbai symbolizes the hopeful face of globalisation in South Asia – standing for pluralism,...

Islamic Challenge

Islamic Challenge

Oct 17, 2008 Sadanand Dhume

Unlike most Muslim-majority nations, Indonesia can draw on the strengths of a non-sectarian constitution, a...

The Paradox Of Muslim Weakness

The Paradox Of Muslim Weakness

May 29, 2008 Sadanand Dhume

The right equates Islamism with a long line of totalitarian threats to liberal democracy. The left sees the...

Rising Religious Supremacism

Rising Religious Supremacism

May 04, 2007 Sadanand Dhume

Those seeking a glimmer of optimism amidst the barrage of bad news from the Muslim world often point to...

The New Gold Standard

The New Gold Standard

Jan 29, 2007 Sadanand Dhume

The recently concluded Asian Games set some of the Muslim world's troubles in sharp relief, but the recent...

Cartoon Jihad

Cartoon Jihad

Feb 07, 2006 Sadanand Dhume

Besides showing the cultural gulf with the West, the affair shows the clout of globalized Islam. But having...