Saturday, November 23, 2019

Zubin Mehta, Zabarvan and the art of resistance

Zubin Mehta performing in Kashmir’s Shalimar garden is perceptibly freakish given the history of Kashmir, especially over the last couple of decades.  The venue...

A pledge to create safe families in Kashmir

“The Believers, men and women, are protectors one of another: they enjoin what is just, and forbid what is evil...”  - Quran 9:71 We, the...

For Gaza, a concentration camp

As of writing, over 170 Palestinians have been killed in the latest wave of Israeli bombings on the Gaza Strip as part of its...

Of peace and propaganda

Exactly a decade ago, the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra visited the United States. The high-and-mighty audience at Washington’s Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts...

Indonesia Elections: A military General or man of the people?

Indonesia, the world’s third largest democracy with 187 million voters including 67 million first-time voters, voted last Wednesday July 12 for their next President. By...

Overcome the hypocrisy, to achieve azaadi

We have reached to a consensus that the only thing that essentially binds us all is the universal hatred of the Indian government and...

Editorial: For Agha Shahid Ali, and forever

Tomorrow is December 8, 2012. Eleven years ago on the same day one of the finest English poets, Agha Shahid Ali passed away. Shahid...

Joko Widodo and Indonesia’s future

Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo was declared Indonesia's president elect on July 22, winning almost 71 million votes and 53 per cent of the count. He...

Irom Sharmila: Not suicide, it’s fight

Manipur is the land of Khamba Thoibi, Iromba and Thang-Ta. It is arguably, the most culturally rich state in Northeast India. But, ask some...

Israel’s politics of fragmentation

Background If the politics of deflection exhibit the outward reach of Israel’s grand strategy of territorial expansionism and regional hegemony, the politics of fragmentation serves...
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