AG Noorani 

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    Killing neutrality in India

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on August 07, 2018

    INDIA’S civil service has been under severe strain since the Congress party split in 1969 and the factions furiously fought to grab power. That was...

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    Personal diplomacy

    AG Noorani  | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2018

    PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s decision to invite president Vladimir Putin to Washington DC, within days of his return from the Helsinki summit with Russia’s president, and...

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    Inspired by animus

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on July 25, 2018

    PRESIDENT Trump has little reason to rejoice over the slim majority (5-4) by which the US supreme court upheld his travel ban on several Muslim...

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    People’s spaces

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    MANY consider the following opinion, authored by US supreme court justice Louis Brandeis in 1927, as one of the greatest defences of free speech: ‘Those...

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    Inter-state council in India

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2018

    ONE would normally welcome reports that the government of India is proposing to convene the inter-state council....

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    Ceasefire, no talks

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    COULD the directors-general of military operations of India and Pakistan have agreed ‘to fully implement the ceasefire understanding of 2003’ in Kashmir in a short...

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    US and Europe

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    ‘IT is a narrow policy to suppose that this country or that country is to be marked out as the eternal ally or perpetual enemy...

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    Of summitry

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on May 07, 2018

    SUMMITRY is in vogue these days. North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un’s meeting with president Moon Jae-in on April 27 has been the most promising...

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    The prosecutor

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    THE prosecutor has been under a cloud for a long time; of late that cloud over his office has darkened. On April 20, Maya Kodnani,...

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    Mehbooba’s failure

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on April 22, 2018

    THE recent claim that the reaction in India to the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir could bring India...