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    View from sanctum sanctorum

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    THERE was a singular absence of frenzy last week in Ayodhya on the occasion of Ram Navmi. As the campaign for election 2019 rose to a crescendo, one would have expected the Hindutva brigade to turn up in full force for several reasons....

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    Deceptive IRRI strategy to get Golden Rice approved

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    ON MARCH 7, 2019 the director general of the International Rice Research Institute, Dr Matthew Morell visited Bangladesh Rice Research Institute....

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    Democratisation of educational institutions essential

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    MANY educational institutions, particularly the ones meant for higher education, have been hitting the headlines for wrong reasons for quite some years....

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    Disaster victims shorn of access to formal banking loans

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    THE people who are hit hard in areas, especially along the coast, that are prone to natural disasters such as cyclones and flooding often resort to traditional moneylenders,....

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    Battle for Tripoli: what awaits Libya?

    Yuriy Zinin | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    THE sound of machine gun fire in Tripoli after the start of Khalifa Haftar’s military campaign to ‘liberate the city’ is accompanied by a bitter squabble between two conflicting sides aired by media outlets and on social networking sites....

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    US out of everywhere

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    TRUMP’S December 19 announcement of troop withdrawals from Syria and Afghanistan led to immediate opposition not only from the Right but also from liberal commentators, demonstrating the overlap between liberals and the right wing when it comes to the imperialist US foreign policy...

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    Politics of adjustment in Pakistan

    Khurram Husain | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    The government is now having a difficult time managing the very beginnings of the adjustment process. Once in an IMF programme, it will have to wade deep into it, own the adjustment, and submit to a review every three months....

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    A shameful marker of five years

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    India’s dubious contribution to a global epidemic of hate is a spate of performative mob lynchings, writes Harsh Mander THE most malignant legacy of prime minister...

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    Rhetoric and reality of govt’s zero tolerance to corruption

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    CONSUMERS of public services are subjected to corruption. The Anti-Corruption Commission and civic groups have recorded various forms of corruption that consumers face in seeking utility services....

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    The rule-of-law concerns that government must attend to

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    A REPORT that rights group Odhikar launched in Dhaka on Thursday paints a grim picture of extrajudicial killing and enforced disappearances, both going unabated...

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