Opinion

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    The other Delhi is distant yet

    by Satish Deshpande | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2020

    The Delhi elections have only underlined the vast gulf between the national power centre and the regional state, writes Satish Deshpande BEING both the symbolic...

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    Need for transition that could unify Lanka

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 12, 2020

    THIS year’s Independence Day national event was significant for two reasons. It was the first to be celebrated under the leadership of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa...

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    Foreigners and other Indians

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on February 12, 2020

    Narendra Modi’s idea of the Indian nation with frozen boundaries guarded by imported anti-missile systems borrows as much from mediaeval Europe as from the division...

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    What happens to Assange will happen to the rest

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on February 12, 2020

    DAVID Morales, the indicted owner of the Spanish private security firm Undercover Global, is being investigated by Spain’s high court for allegedly providing the CIA...

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    Burchett, Pilger and Assange

    Rick Sterling | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2020

    AUSTRALIA has produced extraordinary journalists across three generations: Wilfred Burchett (deceased in 1983), John Pilger (80 years old but still active) and Julian Assange (48...

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    A nation for the persecuted

    Harsh Mander | Updated at 09:38pm on February 10, 2020

    IN HIS historic address to the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago in 1893, Swami Vivekananda declared, ‘I am proud to belong to a...

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    Palestinian rights and western duplicity

    Ron Forthofer | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2020

    PRESIDENT Trump’s fraudulent Middle East deal runs roughshod over Palestinian rights, harms long-term Israeli interests and is only the latest example of the US arrogance...

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    Memories of Magura 1994

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2020

    THE by-election to the Magura 2 parliamentary seat was held in 1994 after the incumbent member of parliament had died. It was a seminal point...

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    Libya is being torn apart by outsiders

    | Updated at 09:32pm on February 09, 2020

    WITH the United States walking out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action — more commonly known as the Iran accord — we all enter...

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    Today’s ‘central threat’ is …

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2020

    IN TODAY’S tumultuous world, the United States faces many threats. It is, sometimes, terrorism. It is, to an important part of the state machine, climate...

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