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Trump’s Jerusalem justice for Jews

Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Manan Dwivedi | in Oped

What ails strategic and political thinking along with the rigmarole of the diplomatic parlance and practice? The recent vituperation by the Indian thinkers and so-called intellectuals of the Israel-Palestine problem leaves a lot to be desired along with the warped analysis. The fundamental premise of the Arabs about Palestine is...

US does Israel-Palestine peace a bad turn

Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Yasir Ali Mirza | in Oped

In a reckless move straying from the consistent US policy on Israel-Palestine peace process, the Donald Trump administration recently defied all international concerns and recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s new capital, asserting that it would move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to the occupied city. This move triggered debates...

Politics of violence monopoly in Af

Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Eisa Khan Ayoob Ayoobi | in Oped

In theory, the legitimate authority to use violence in a given state is its armed and security forces. They are the guardians of the state’s constitution, rule of law and territorial integrity, and thus their monopoly over the use of violence is a must in order to protect the state...

Where terror is mainstream

Friday, 29 Dec 2017 | Anil Gupta | in Oped

The mullah-military nexus is the biggest challenge to democracy in Pakistan. Instead of looking through a narrow prism of military dominance, the Army must keep long-term national interest in mind The release of Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) and chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), and the launch of a political party...

Make an informed maternity choice

Friday, 29 Dec 2017 | Swapna Majumdar | in Oped

Unnecessary fatalities arising out of unintended pregnancies and unsafe abortions can be reduced if service providers facilitate informed consent When 19-year-old Sonia visited the doctor at a Government facility for a pregnancy test, one of the first questions she was asked was whether she was sexually active. Although she was taken...

Gujarat verdict: Beyond the number game

Friday, 29 Dec 2017 | Jaiveer Shergill | in Oped

Despite a win in Gujarat, the battle for the BJP is far from over. The victory is, in fact, a major setback. It is high time the party must do a reality check and introspect. The youth and the rural area have been the worst affected The Gujarat verdict has raised...

A comeback story

Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 | Harun Yahya | in Oped

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Stop the slaughter of whales

Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 | Hiranmay Karlekar | in Oped

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Poisonous menace in our backyard

Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 | Kota Sriraj | in Oped

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Key to entrepreneurial success

Wednesday, 27 Dec 2017 | Hima Bindu Kota | in Oped

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