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Aijaz Zaka Syed
Aijaz Zaka Syed

The writer is a Middle East based columnist.

  • August 18, 2019

    Dismantling Nehru’s India

    Who would have thought that five decades after Jawaharlal Nehru’s death, the architect of modern India would not only find himself in the dock and...

  • August 09, 2019

    Integrating Kashmir, at gunpoint

    No wonder the Kashmiris are so outraged and feel outright cheated. In the words of Shah Faesal, a young and bright Kashmiri who topped India’s...

  • August 02, 2019

    The bonds that connect us

    Last year, and at the beginning of this year, when I exchanged Christmas and New Year greetings on Facebook, some fellow travellers were upset....

  • July 26, 2019

    Can Congress survive sans the Gandhis?

    Without a Gandhi at the top, India’s Congress Party is increasingly looking and acting like a headless chicken. Since its debacle in the recent...

  • July 20, 2019

    Fighting for the American dream

    If Donald Trump’s shock election for the world’s most powerful office had been seen as an accident and as a recipe for disaster by many, he has...

  • July 13, 2019

    Ram and the mob

    How many Indians today would know that Allama Iqbal, Pakistan’s national poet, not just has a whole poem dedicated to Lord Ram, he also hails him...

  • July 05, 2019

    Repeat of a farce in the Middle East

    History repeats itself first as a tragedy, then as a farce, argued Marx. This is what has been happening in the Middle East over the past few weeks...