Opinion  /  Published 13.05.20

Open sesame

Sir — Museums across the world are taking the first steps towards reopening their galleries to the public, albeit with several restrictions in place. However, the measures that were taken during the...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.20

A friendly fourth estate

The Indian media have not been active in checking Islamophobia during the coronavirus pandemic. They are equally culpable of being passive when it comes to questioning the government. A global pandemi...
By Nissim Mannathukkaren in

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.20

Crown and crowd

In 1608, William Hawkins arrived in Surat in his ship, Hector, and established the East India Company. That very year, in a completely unrelated development, back home in England, William Shakespeare ...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.20

A different virus

A recent tweet from the Congress leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, runs thus: “It is really praiseworthy that Muslim community persons along with the old woman’s two ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.20

Critical chorus: Gulf nations' concern has merit

One of the rare bright spots of Narendra Modi’s tenure has been New Delhi’s outreach to the Middle East. India’s ties with the Gulf can no longer be viewed through the prism of energy security o...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 27.04.20

‘Hitler’ alert shows the gulf

Emirati royal Hend Al Qassemi, who has been speaking out, has written in an article titled “I pray for an India without hate and Islamophobia” that the world does not need another Hitler.The tone ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.20

Repeating the past

The ‘Black Death’ was an epidemic of bubonic plague that devastated large parts of Europe and Asia in the 14th century. It led to colossal human suffering, and the savage expression of human preju...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.20

Success of the Kerala model

Kerala seems to have conceived the best strategy to control the spread of Covid-19 while most of the other Indian states continue to grapple with it. The successful anti-coronavirus mechanism develope...
By P.K. Yasser Arafath in

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Follow Gandhi, says UAE princess

Princess Hend Faisal Al Qassemi, a member of the United Arab Emirates royal family whose criticism of hate mongering by an Indian led others in her country to speak out, has said that the likes of Mah...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.20

India heaven for Muslims: Naqvi on OIC criticism

Days after the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation expressed concern over alleged incidents of 'Islamophobia' in India, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said India is heaven fo...
By PTI in New Delhi


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