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    A gathering of gratitude and its political undertone

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    THE government’s sudden decision, and the implementation of the decision, to post the examinations of Junior School Certificate and equivalent examinations, the first of the...

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    Raqqa: a city laid waste, the law laid low

    by Christopher Black | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    ‘We must demonstrate that those who have committed the most serious crimes of international concern can have no place to hide. There must be no...

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    A judgement and its aftermath

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Protests in Pakistan over Asia Bibi’s acquittal underline the urgent need to reassure religious minorities, writes Farahnaz Ispahani THE reaction by extremist Islamist groups to...

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    BJP, Congress oppose SC judgement, communists uphold it

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    MY OWN experience of Sabarimala causes me to rub my eyes with disbelief at the spectacle of what poet Niaz Haider called ‘badsoorat siyasat’ not...

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    Spying, lying and dying

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    In 2013 the German publication Der Spiegel informed us that Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters, GCHQ, had been planting malware in the systems of Belgacom (now...

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    Ridesharing services need to be shored up

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    APP-BASED ridesharing services, introduced in 2016, are still running without monitoring amidst allegations of high fare, poor training of drivers and lack of safety measures....

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    Precarious continuity of involuntary disappearances

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    THE recent recovery of bodies, hit by bullets, in Narayanganj and elsewhere vis-à-vis allegations that families in question come up with the victims being picked...

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    A modern ethic for a finite world

    by Zanga Chimombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    AT SOME point, presumably before leaving the relative comfort of Africa and overrunning the more hostile climes and lesser higher primates of Eurasia, ancient man...

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    Palestine’s forgotten refugees in Lebanon

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    Massive cuts by the Trump administration to the budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency will exacerbate an already marginal existence for Palestinian...

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    Patel in bronze

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    The statue is of a man who had not wanted to make a claim to be taller, but to be one among the people, writes...

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