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Thursday December 02, 2021
Mir Adnan Aziz

  • November 22, 2021

    Modi’s India

    Over the years, India has orchestrated a mystical image for itself. It has shrouded itself in the smoke and mirror illusion of a secular, tolerant...

  • November 09, 2021

    An ageless mirage

    During his twilight years, Mark Twain agonised that “life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually...

  • October 30, 2021

    Two amendments

    The US constitution’s 18th Amendment, aka Prohibition, banned the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages. President Hoover...

  • October 06, 2021

    Profiteers of war

    As the competing European colonizers became dependent on tobacco revenue, Napoleon III is known to have quipped, “This vice brings in one hundred...

  • September 04, 2021

    Geelani sahib: in memoriam

    The passing away of Syed Ali Shah Geelani marks the culmination of a life dedicated to the people and cause of Occupied Kashmir.Geelani sahib’s...

  • September 01, 2021

    Wars and heroes

    Ezra Pound was one of the most influential poets of the 20th century. His work focused on the insanity of wars. He theorized that wars were...

  • August 17, 2021

    Afghanistan realities

    India, UNSC president for the month of August, laid bare its malice and frustration by rejecting Pakistan’s request for participation in a meeting...

  • July 12, 2021

    Networks of impunity

    It would be absolutely naive to think that Pakistan’s retention on the FATF’s grey list had anything to do with our laxity in enforcing its...

  • June 18, 2021

    Value of life

    Thomas Hobbes, author of ‘Leviathan’, was a 17th century political philosopher. His case rested on how miserable life could be in the absence of...

  • June 06, 2021

    The ignoble twins

    Palestine, the famed land of prophets and one of the holiest sites for 1.3 billion of humanity. Kashmir, Amir Khusro’s paradise on earth; known as...