November 22, 2019
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
Oct 16, 2019
In Outlook this week, a diary on London, Boris, May, and Brexit.
Jul 31, 2019
A Quiverfull Against Tianxia
Xi’s Belt and Road Initiative is irreversible, says this book as it scrutinises its geo-political fall-out, but also that China should address legitimate concerns
May 01, 2019
The Spirit Unleashed Since 1979
From that dawn in November, 1979, that would set into motion a se ries of cataclysms in West Asia and, eventually, the world, changing geopolitics forever
Feb 06, 2019
Calls For Reductions In Excise Duty On Petrol Are Unrealistic
Taxes on oil provide for the state. Rise in global crude prices will have to be sat out.
Sep 13, 2018
What Truly Is To Be Done?
Hamid Ansari dares to point at the noisome rot: intolerance and illiberal discourse. The solution is to heed Ambedkar and safeguard India’s constitutional values.
Aug 22, 2018
No Quarter For The Innocent
The 39 Indian workers were killed when ISIS had reached a peak of brutality and had no intention of negotiating, unlike earlier hostage situations
Mar 22, 2018
Jerusalem: The Judeo-Christian Project
The ancient stones of Jerusalem have seen flux for 3,500 years, in tandem with shifting ties amongst Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Trump’s loud call is just another turn.
Dec 14, 2017
The Grasping Quicksand
Mohammed bin Salman’s brutal power grab tramples tradition and pushes Saudi Arabia towards the abyss
Nov 09, 2017
Six Days That Created A Paradigm For Middle Earth
The Six-Day War split and recast power centres in West Asia, shaped jehadism, consigned Palestinians to a harrowing fate and deepened Israel’s self-justificatory, racist paranoia
Oct 25, 2017
Looking Out The Window
Except on our ties with West Asia and jehadi terror, Saran’s lucid account correctly details our national interests, with an advocacy of a multi-polar world
Sep 15, 2017
In Search Of New Jehadi Heavens
Kashmir’s jehadi militancy was in the service of the ISI, with Hurriyat in a supporting role. Now, a ruthless band cares only for an Islamic, Sharia-ruled state
May 19, 2017
Prod For The Lone Wolves
The US prez’s actions can likely increase the allure of jehadis
Feb 02, 2017
The Wrath Of Our World
Making sense of the origins of the global contemporary; an age of perpetual 'civil war'
Jan 27, 2017
The Evocation Of Local Tyrannies: A Polity That Affirms Justice Has Nothing To Fear From Jehad
Many young Muslims, marginalised in their own societies, have found in radical Islam a commitment to a larger cause
Jul 08, 2016
Getting The Snaps Right
Raja Mohan sees a vigour in foreign relations, advises on true paths, but is guilty of absences and strategic fallacies
Aug 10, 2015
In West Asia today, the tunnel is long and dark: the only sign of light is news that the US is perhaps encouraging Saudi Arabia to normalise ties with Iran.
Jan 12, 2015
These Nights In Tikrit
The ISIS isn’t monolithic. Therein lies hope for beleaguered Indians.
Jun 30, 2014
Can Spring Be So Far Behind?
Army vs Islamists, the Arab Spring will temper the resolve of both
Sep 02, 2013
For students of modern history, Berlin stands for war—the wars of German unification, WWI and WWII and, the Cold War
Nov 19, 2012
Uddhav Thackeray Meets Sharad Pawar At Midnight Over Maharashtra Govt Formation
Ex-RBI Governor Says $5 Trillion Economy By 2025 'Simply Out Of Question'
'Break-Up With BJP Was Inevitable', Says AJSU Leader Sudesh Mahto
'Sanskrit Can't Be Shackled': Students, Teachers Support Muslim Professor's Appointment
JNU VC Deserves Compliment -- For Passionate Zeal To Destroy Varsity
Given Opportunity, BSNL Can Emerge As Top Telecom Company From Turmoil
One Hundred Days Of Solitude In Kashmir’s News World
How T. N. Seshan's Poll Clean-up Operation Actually Helped Lalu Yadav In Bihar
Domestic Violence Can Be Isolated, Repetitive Or Even Span Generations
Bollywood’s Double Whammy For Bald People Is Regressive, Not Cool
When Asked To Bend, We Turned To Kafka, George Orwell
'Climate Emergency' Is Oxford Dictionary's Word Of The Year
'Head Smashed, Legs Broken': Sena Leader Warns Those Who Try To Poach Party MLAs
Quid Pro Quo
Did Take Place: US Envoy To Trump's Impeachment Inquiry
'Don't Treat It Lightly': Hema Malini Raises Monkey Menace Issue In LS
Government Bails Out Telecom Sector But Several Challenges Remain
Day-Night Test PREVIEW: Kohli's IND Clear Favourites Against Struggling BAN
Who's In, Who's Out: Indian Squads For West Indies Series Announced
Shooting WC Finals: India's Golden Trio Claim Top Honours In China
What Next After Ayodhya? How Constructive Will BJP-RSS Gameplan Be?
Of Ideologies And Compromises: Post Ayodhya Verdict, Congress Romp With Shiv Sena Not Surprising
Stream Of Main Paradox
Fashion Unlimited: Sikh Community Gives Pugree Jewel-In-The-Crown Treatment
Amid 'Civil Disobedience', Kargil Revolts Against Leh, Kashmir On Thin Ice
Road To Khalsa
Delay In Opening Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar Sullying Naveen Patnaik's Transparency Mantra
Political Tug-O-War Over Tipu Sultan Leaves Students, Teachers In The Lurch