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Saeed Naqvi

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    Congress president who sought united India to bitter end

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    NOVEMBER 11 happens to be Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary, forgotten this year as it has been in the past. The Maulana is an inconvenient name...

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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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    MBS, Friedman and lamb kebabs

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 28, 2018

    I INTERVIEWED Jamal Khashoggi in Jeddah in December, 2001, months after 9/11. What struck me were his strong opinions on the Palestinian issue.

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    Europe in convulsions even as Corbyn rises in Britain

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    FROM Rome to London the contrast was sharp — from political despair to hope....

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    Manto speaks post-partition truth with relentless fury

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    NANDITA Das’s film on the subcontinent’s greatest short story writer, Saadat Hasan Manto, brought alive memories of days when it was fashionable to be on...

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    Suspense surrounds Idlib endgame

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2018

    THE Byzantine and Roman sites of Ebla and Idlib, in North West Syria, may well be reduced to dust if an explosion occurs on a...

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    Reflections on India’s SC liberating gays and lesbians

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2018

    THOSE travelling to England for the first time in the sixties were recipients of a tract from the British High Commission listing the dos and...

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    Syrian militants secretly flown to Afghanistan, China raises a battalion

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    AMONG the dozen or so guests US ambassador Frank Wisner was escorting to Bhutan for a holiday Richard Holbrooke, former US ambassador to the UN....

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    Why annoy host societies?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2018

    IN NORMAL times Britain’s former foreign secretary, Boris Johnson’s observation that burqa-clad women resemble walking ‘letter boxes’ and ‘bank robbers’ would evoke laughter. But these...

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    Best prime minister Congress never had

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    ICAN claim a little more. I knew him. I say so with utmost modesty because there were many journalists who knew him better....

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