Saturday September 25, 2021
Aijaz Zaka Syed
Aijaz Zaka Syed

The writer is a Middle East based columnist.

  • June 19, 2020

    Who’s afraid of Safoora Zargar?

    When the history of these extraordinary times is written, the BJP may go down as a ‘great leveller.’ It has succeeded in razing to the ground...

  • April 18, 2020

    Indian media and the war on Muslims

    The writer is an independent writer and former editor.Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages, said Spiro Agnew. I wonder what...

  • March 30, 2020

    A little germ cannot defeat us

    Amid this deepening darkness of all-round doom and gloom, there is a ray of hope at last. The raging global pandemic of the coronavirus has killed...

  • March 21, 2020

    Capitulation of the worst kind

    A Hindu friend of mine refers to India’s ruling party as the Bharat Jalao Party . Every time he says it, he says it with greater conviction....

  • February 22, 2020

    An Orwellian nightmare

    The sale of George Orwell’s dystopian novel, ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’, has reportedly surged 10,000 times since a New York property developer...

  • February 14, 2020

    Victory belongs to Shaheen Bagh

    So the aam aadmi’s ‘jharu’ has swept away the toxic garbage that the BJP had flooded the national capital of Delhi with.The credit for the...

  • February 07, 2020

    When the courts let you down

    Justice Markandey Katju is a former judge of the Supreme Court of India. Long before he retired in 2011, he had been known for both his outspoken...

  • January 24, 2020

    People power grounds Modi juggernaut

    Narendra Modi is in a league of his own. He swept back into power in May 2019, defying disasters like demonetisation, GST, unemployment and agrarian...

  • December 22, 2019

    For India: enough is enough

    I have never felt so proud of my country in a long, long time. Led mostly by students and the youth, Indians are marching in their millions across...

  • December 15, 2019

    Indian Muslims: the road ahead

    “Where do we go from here?” asked a US-based Indian Muslim friend the morning after India lurched further to the right with the smooth passage...