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by Saeed Naqvi

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    No intra-Afghan talks likely unless Ghani steps aside

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2020

    PRESIDENT Donald Trump and his national security adviser, Robert C O’Brien are aching to announce troop withdrawal from Afghanistan as a last minute sweetener for...

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    Will lockdown wipe out lifestyles built over 30 years?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2020

    THE ancient Indian protocol for social distancing is embedded in the lines my yoga guru, from the famous ashram in Monghyr, Bihar, taught me: ‘Chaar...

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    Anti-Muslim bias in media

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2020

    THERE have been many but let me cite just two reactions from the family to justices DY Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and KM Joseph’s utterances restraining...

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    Eulalie syndrome in Indian public life

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2020

    IF THE Gandhi trio stirred themselves into action as a serious opposition, is there a possibility that they would end up in jail? If they...

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    Modi’s invincibility: a cow-belt paranoia?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2020

    A PRICELESS gift from a friend in Kerala, a Namboodri to boot, is a film to augment my collection which has sustained my personal film...

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    Who’s for business houses, who’s for himself?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2020

    THE late RK Mishra, editor of Patriot, founder of Observer Research Foundation, used to tell a delicious story about Indira Gandhi whom he knew well....

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    Rahat Indori was ‘just greatest’

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2020

    RAHAT Indori was five years old when the much loved poet Majaz died of a stroke after he was found on the freezing terrace of...

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    Building up to Turko-Egypt catastrophe

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2020

    AS I settled down to write on Libya, the news ticker opened up the whole West Asian vista. IAF pilots flying the first batch of...

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    A faltering Erdogan falls back on Islamism for brownie points

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2020

    SAINT Sophia museum in Istanbul being reverted into a mosque has brought back, like a powerful refrain, that couplet of Mir Taqi Mir which has...

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    Gandhis perpetuate Modi rule?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2020

    THE utter irrelevance of the Sachin Pilot-Ashok Gehlot spat is matched only by the saturation coverage accorded to the mishap by the media — at...

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