Jawed Naqvi

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    Great feat, bad politics

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    THERE were two sides to Armstrong’s walk on the moon 50 years ago. It demonstrated a great technological possibility for mankind. But the quest was...

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    Beyond winning and losing

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    SEEING the legendary Farokh Engineer among the spectators at the Old Trafford, with his shock of curly white hair and a Falstaffian girth that seemed...

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    A handy checklist of fascism

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 03, 2019

    WHILE India’s communists may be grudgingly opening up to the probability, if they ever do, that fascism is knocking hard on India’s doors, a first-time...

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    The message from Istanbul

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on June 27, 2019

    IT WAS an uplifting moment at the Trafalgar Square protest against Donald Trump’s visit to London. The carnival of protesters reminded me of the way...

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    Like the weather in Manchester

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2019

    THE weather at Old Trafford so resembled Pakistan-India ties, unpredictable and terrifying with looming stretches of grey. But short spells of sparkling sunshine seemed assured...

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    Own the defeat and regroup

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2019

    THERE’S good chance there was big corruption in the Rafale warplanes deal. Do you have the resources to pin down the guilty and put them...

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    The head that wears the crown

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    WHOEVER wins the Indian elections on Thursday is destined to face the economic and political challenges with roots stretching from the bubbling Iran-US military stand-off...

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    The desperation on both sides

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    SOMEONE taunted Narendra Modi if he would hang himself should the Congress get more seats than he had prophesied. It was a rude thing to...

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    The love-hate with Urdu

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    So what was this Urdu musical that had mesmerised Messrs Advani and Ambani? Jawed Naqvi writes THAT LK Advani and some other leading lights from...

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    Death wish as nationalism

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    Rahul Gandhi doesn’t see how Pakistan-bashing quickly becomes a communal expedition. A slogan out of Ayodhya, after the Babri mosque was razed in December 1992,...