The fear of further reprisal attacks by the TTP would be an important factor influencing any final decision of Pakistan on the request of USA to hand over Raymond Davis for trial in the US
The world, and the US in particular, is yet to respond unambiguously to the continuing adventurism of a nation that should have been declared rogue more than two decades ago
Americans should stay away from idle talk in newspaper op-eds and elsewhere about “securing” Pakistan’s nukes by force. Such chatter is not only unrealistic, but counterproductive
Pakistan's Jamiat-ul-Islami chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman's mysterious visit to India is said to be to ensure that nobody in Deoband deviates from the policy of opposing Mr Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister of Gujarat
As reports trickle in about the heightened US-Pak tension because of the arrest of a member of the staff of the US Consulate-General for reportedly shooting and killing two Pakistanis, some frequently asked questions
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.