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    Terrorism amidst rising Islamophobia worldwide

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    THE white Australian terrorist Brenton Tarrant had planned the attacks in the Christchurch mosques over the past two years ago primarily to revenge the Bastille Day massacre in Paris on July 14, 2016, in which a Muslim immigrant had killed 84 people, mainly whites, and other acts of killings by Muslims in the west....

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    New Zealand today soothes the soul

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    THOSE who have rushed to psychoanalyse 28 year old Australian, Brenton Tarrant, for the outrage in Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques killing 50 people, are concealing the reality, possibly without their knowing it....

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    The state’s libels

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    THERE is a grave danger to democracy if those in power create an atmosphere of siege and accuse political opponents of internal subversion and complicity with foreign countries....

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    Next stage in the great game

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    AS INTERNATIONAL talks with the Taliban leadership gain momentum, India’s foreign policy establishment has gone through the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression...

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    Known problems, known answers, but no action

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    CORRUPTION, bribery, irregularities, mismanagement, traffic accidents and consequent death and injuries that continue apace and no or poor enforcement of the rules and regulations that the road transport sector is mired in are nothing new....

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    Migrant workers must be trained first

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    IT IS disquieting that job opportunities for Bangladeshi workers have begun to shrink in Oman as most of them are unskilled....

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    Whose blood, whose treasure?

    William Astore | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    ‘VENI, Vidi, Vici’, boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. ‘I came, I saw, I conquered.’...

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    When free speech is truly free

    Sundar Sarukkai  | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    FREEDOM is a theme which is going to come up again and again through this election. It is a term, like truth, that has globally become extremely important today....