The Telegraph
Tuesday , April 15 , 2014

New approach to old foe

In my last column I summarized what Ishtiaq Ahmed wrote about Partition. I found it informative and wise. Naturally, many Pakistanis were incensed. Jinnah is their premier hero; the idea that he could have made a mistake is anathema for them. And having fought and got Pakistan, they can hardly ...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Under the scanner
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Faith matters
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Blind spot
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Darker days
Sir — The Odia film industry is already in the doldrums. An additional misery is caused by the tren ...  | Read.. 


That no one is above the law is almost a slogan of modern democracies. So it is not too surprising that a judge of the ...   | Read..


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Running For Cover
There is a great deal of noise floating around as Indians are bombarded with wild, over-the-top speculation and superficial ...  | Read.. 
History is the new battleground
Ziaur Rahman was the first president of Bangladesh, and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman an “illegal prime minister” — with an Awami League government in power since January 2009, such c...  | Read.. 
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