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    Hindi as the uniting language of India?

    Ram Puniyani | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    MODI.2 has emerged as a very powerful government. It has not only the numerical majority; it is also facing a weak and divided opposition. That is one of the reasons for it stream rolling over people’s opinions and...

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    A worryingly tardy speedy trial process

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    SPEEDY trials by way of the Law and Order Infringing Offences (Speedy Trial) Act, or Speedy Trial Act in short, enacted in December 2002 to...

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    Errant BB officials must face action in reserve theft

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    ON FEBRUARY 4, 2016, unnamed people hacked into the computer system of the Bangladesh Bank to fraudulently withdrew $101 million from the national reserve. The...

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    The Houthi attack on Abqaiq

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    THE attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility at Abqaiq in Saudi Arabia southwest of Aramco’s headquarters in Dhahran had a few predictable responses....

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    Apartheid made official

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    ISRAELI prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. On September 10, Netanyahu...

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    In Kashmir, shaking the apple tree

    Tabish Khair | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    The question is whether the dilution of Article 370 changes anything on the ground in Jammu and Kashmir, writes Tabish Khair IF I did not...

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    9/11, eighteen years later

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    THE United States has just observed the 18th anniversary of 9/11. The attacks on the soil of the USA was committed not by a hostile...

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    Abolishing executive presidency not a viable strategy

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    FOR the past month the issue of who will be the presidential candidate of the ruling UNP has been dividing the party and diverting attention away from its needs to develop an election manifesto...

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    New questions and ideas on Education Day

    Quazi Faruque Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    EDUCATION Day entered 57 years on Monday with new questions and ideas. Could students rely solely on education technology to educate themselves? How does artificial intelligence enhances...

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    50 years of a landmark split

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    SONIA Gandhi has at last called for agitational politics all the way to the villages and small towns. It is an excellent idea, but agitations do not usually flow from the leader’s command. They spring ...

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