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Jawed Naqvi

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    Between the cup and the lip

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2021

    The world is waiting out the fraught days before Joe Biden can put the doomsday trigger out of reach of the ‘unstable’ Trump. The white...

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    Kill people, save property

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2021

    THERE are those among us who seldom if ever speak out against the fascist culture of mob violence that kills or maims innocents under the...

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    Land grab dressed as nationalism

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2020

    THE Modi government has proposed the setting up of a new waqf board for Jammu and Kashmir. Muslim waqf boards, or trusts, are rich in...

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    Different idioms, similar stories

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2020

    IRFAN Husain had made it a habit to forward me the occasional email in which his Indian fans would snitch about the poor calibre of...

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    Nazir sahib’s foreign policy

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2020

    THERE’S little logic or parity, of course, in the idea that Narendra Modi could canvass support for Donald Trump’s second term with massive rallies in...

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    If Aurangzeb advised Modi

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2020

    HAD prime minister Narendra Modi a way to divine Emperor Aurangzeb’s advice on how to run India as a one-man state, he would have been...

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    As a peasant loves his land

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 25, 2020

    IN HER moving obituary to Soumitra Chatterjee last week, his avid fan and fellow movie actor Sharmila Tagore posed a question that could be asked...

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    Can’t be objective on fascism

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2020

    ‘IT IS not, I think, humanly possible for any reporter to be completely objective, for we are all to some degree prisoners of our education,...

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    More tangled than her tresses

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2020

    AN INDIAN poet was at his creative peak in 1942, the year US president-elect Joe Biden was born, and he may have anticipated the quandary...

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    Cheering a lost revolution

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2020

    SALEEM Asmi’s death last week was always going to be untimely and too soon for journalists and cultural dilettantes allowed into his charmed circle. They...

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