The military level talks with China in Ladakh to Danish President’s visit to world’s wonder Taj Mahal in Agra, the day is going to witnesses several events. Here are the top 10 happenings of the day.
Impact on global jihad, on the situation in Iraq, on the relationship between Al Qaeda and the Iraqi resistance. Who are the immediate beneficiaries? What are the options for the USA?
Osama bin Laden will certainly rejoice, along with Bush and Blair. And there's a thought. So many crimes avenged. But we will have got away with it.
By deciding to go ahead with the execution of Saddam Hussein, the US has given the Sunni jihadi terrorists one more martyr in their jihad against non-Muslims and one more pretext for indulging in their orgy of killing innocent civilians.
Why should Saddam be alone in the dock? Surely, those who aided and abetted his crimes, and were accomplices in other great crimes committed against the Iraqi people, should be prosecuted, too.
Saddam Hussein has received a death sentence for crimes he committed more than a year before Donald Rumsfeld shook his hand in Baghdad. Let's reach back into history and extract some facts.
So America's one-time ally has been sentenced to death for war crimes he committed when he was Washington's best friend in the Arab world. It's difficult to think of a more suitable monster for the gallows...It couldn't be a more just verdict - nor a
Saddam Hussein is accused of mass murder, torture, false imprisonment, the embezzlement of billions and the use of chemical weapons. He is certainly guilty on all counts. So, it now seems, are the people who overthrew him.
THe US has secretly flown Saddam Hussein out of Iraq and imprisoned him under high security at a vast American air base in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar.
A fortnight after the much vaunted capture of Saddam Hussein by the US under circumstances, which are still far from clear, the ground situation shows no signs of improvement.
I know that it is neither nice nor wise to say "I told you so". But it is very hard to write about Iraq without using these four words, since almost all the predictions of this column before and during the war are coming true, one after another.
It is a trap deeply rooted in the intellectual culture generally - invoked in the United States every two or three years. It is dishonest and cowardly, but it does have advantages: It protects us from the danger of understanding what is happening be
Late night comedians have never had it so good as Saddam in a 'spider hole'. A compilation of some of the lines from Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conon O'Brian, Jon Stewart et al.
Saddam in custody offers new opportunity. But Washington has to soften its stance on Iraq contracts to win over its European critics
Those in the US and elsewhere who argued that the resistance was led by Saddam and the remnants of the old regime, will now get a big shock.
Saddam Hussein's capture and the hope he will be held accountable for crimes against the people of Iraq and neighboring states is welcome news, no matter what one's position on the U.S. invasion of Iraq. But this doesn't vindicate the U.S. invasion.
Failed military tactics, failed financial policies -- it's all in a day's work for the Bush administration. Finding Saddam Hussein certainly won't make up for incompetence at the top.
... and he was in a spider hole! Meanwhile, anybody know where the guy is who killed 3,000 people on 9/11? Our - Frankenstein's - other monster? Maybe he's in a mouse hole.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.