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    The house that Naipaul built

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 14, 2018

    The joke, considered by some to be factual, runs like this. An Englishman, an admirer of the descriptive writing of the blind Ved Mehta, goes to a literary party in London in the 1980s because he has heard that Mehta would be there....

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    Regulating private healthcare sector is a must

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2018

    IT IS concerning that little action and lax monitoring by the authorities concerned did little or nothing to stop unbridled malpractices by private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres....

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    Govt should heed call for release of Shahidul, others

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2018

    THE government’s coming down heavily on the students who had taken to the streets for nine days since July 29 demanding road safety and an end to corruption in the road transport administration is worrying....

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    Legal remedy to medical negligence

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2018

    MEDICAL negligence has become a well-liked subject of attention and dialogue in Bangladesh. There is, however, no precise and all-inclusive legislation yet to prevent medical negligence....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2018

    AS THE spellbinding French novelist Alexandre Dumas wrote in his compelling work, the Count of Monte Cristo, the two most important words are ‘Hope and Wait’....

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    Election results could be good for Pakistan, bad for US

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2018

    ABOLD new political face has come to power in the recent Pakistani elections, possibly offering the US a new opportunity in that country....

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    Empire reads history or rationalising end of empire

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2018

    WHEN the Brookings Institute acknowledges it, you know it’s official: the ‘great’ American Century is over....

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    The neo-fascist moment of neoliberalism

    Éric Fassin | Updated at 12:00am on August 12, 2018

    ‘Hello, dictator!’ The president of the European commission thus welcomed the Hungarian prime minister to the Riga summit in 2015....

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    Washington has lured EU into anti-China trade front

    F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2018

    WHILE many in the EU breathed a sign of relief at the apparent success of the recent Washington trade tariff talks between EU Commission president Juncker and the Trump administration,...

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    Karunanidhi: scratches on my mind firm 5 years in Chennai

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2018

    MUTHUVEL Karunanidhi’s passing away has brought back disparate images of my five unlikely years in Chennai as regional editor of the Indian Express....

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