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    The people’s Jinnah

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    JINNAH House on Mount Pleasant Road in Mumbai has won deserved fame. Sadly, the People’s Jinnah Memorial Hall in the same city has been ignored....

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    Battle over memory of Egypt’s revolution

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    EIGHT years back, young Egyptians were full of hope. On January 25, 2011, they rose up against Hosni Mubarak and triumphed....

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    Legal course, awareness are remedies to drug abuse, trade

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    EXTRAJUDICIAL murders of the illegal drug pedlars and drug addicts by the law enforcement agencies continue unabated, albeit in the name of rhetorical ‘crossfire’ and ‘encounter’, reportedly having resulted in the death of more than 300 people since May 2018....

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    Neglect of heritage sites is crime against historicity

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    HERITAGE sites in Bangladesh disappear fast. A private group, Urban Study Group, says that about a thousand heritage structures of historical, architectural and social import disappeared in the past two decades....

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    Harping on the right string, but the wrong way

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    THE primary and mass education ministry, too, made the headlines in January 15–16, as other ministries did around the same time, after the cabinet of the new government had been announced....

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    Erdogan’s new targets

    by Aram Ekin Duran | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    THE most recent verbal feud involving the Turkish president sounds amusing at first. Film star Rutkay Aziz, 72, had a suggestion for Erdogan: ‘the president should try listening to Mozart and Beethoven....

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    Creating a global lost generation

    by Karen Greenberg | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    HALFWAY through 2018, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski hurled a mother-to-mother dagger at Ivanka Trump....

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    Did Khashoggi really die?

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    I HAVE not been convinced about the claims coming from Turkey and from the Washington Post and others regarding the allegations of a gruesome murder of intelligence asset, Jamal Khashoggi, in October, 2018....

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    Stalled Brexit goings on

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2019

    All May’s several trips to Brussels, in the futile hope of wringing cosmetic concessions from the eurocrats, have been as pointless as an attempt, hypothetical...

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    The climate of Middle East studies

    by Owain Lawson | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2019

    IN HIS recent lecture series, The Great Derangement, the novelist of the Indian Ocean world, Amitav Ghosh, asks his fellow artists and scholars to join...

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