Letter from India: The blemish on Narendra Modi’s past could impact his desire to run for India’s prime minister in 2014.
Anna Hazare is no Amitabh Bachchan, but in real life the slight 74-year-old man has proved more powerful than any celluloid crusader as the most credible face of a growing anti-corruption uprising.
If Britain does not pay heed to the lessons of its periodic paroxysms of violence, the unrest that is deeply embedded in its political economy will reignite at some point.
Given the military’s support of jihadi groups, local communities in Swat ask, “From where should the de-radicalisation process be initiated?”
Mumbaikars on the war path…Khar on a peace mission…and Bollywood heroes on a quest to bond.
We all need to let those who are gay be true to themselves – in peace. After all, doesn’t homophobia seem philosophically inconsistent with the idea of a peaceful religion and a loving God?
Is it right to hand down a life sentence for inaction?
A retired commander of the Pakistan Navy discusses how limitations within the military and failed intelligence strategies have led to a severely weakened security apparatus — and an unstable nation.
More newspapers will likely be released from the mogul’s grip, while his television stations remain. Whatever goes, though, will be greeted with the slogan: “Good riddance!”
Petty actions by Islamabad show nothing more or less than a government that is willing to sacrifice long-term stability to score short-term points.