Arif Khan vs secular politics frozen in 1986

Arif Khan vs secular politics frozen in 1986

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | Anwar Alam

It is his sense of belonging to the idea of plural India, mediated through his inclusive understanding of Islam, which made Arif Mohammad Khan a crusader for Muslim women’s rights, opposing the 1986 Act that superseded the Supreme Court’s Shah Bano judgment. However, the increasing Islamisation of Muslim spaces, strengthening...

The complexities of caste system

The complexities of caste system

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan

CASTE AS SOCIAL CAPITAL Author - Prof R Vaidyanathan, Publisher - Westland Books, Rs 299 The book is a well-argued account of how the caste system in India has been distorted by the self-styled liberals who take the gullible for a ride under the pretext of a casteless society, writes Kumar Chellappan A...

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji

The Vladivostok Summit held earlier this month consolidates two decades of calibrated decisions by India and Russia to give a forward-looking agenda to their bilateral partnership in three core areas — economic, energy and defence cooperation The 20th India-Russia Summit at Vladivostok on September 4-5, 2019 marked the first visit by...

Permanent Record of Snowden’s story

Permanent Record of Snowden’s story

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | AP

The memoir, ‘Permanent Record,’ scheduled for release on September 17, offers the most expansive and personal account of how Snowden came to reveal secret details about the US Government’s mass collection of Americans’ emails, phone calls and Internet activity in the name of national security Former US National Security Agency (NSA)...

Afghan peace process at the crossroads

Afghan peace process at the crossroads

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | makhan saikia

As US-Taliban talks are underway, there is a need for Ashraf Ghani Government’s role in brokering the peace deal. Without the Kabul dispensation’s involvement in the comprehensive negotiation process, the peace can’t be sustained Peace in Afghanistan, devastated by four decades of war, never seemed so imminent. However, the latest round...

Try out this Aussie fare, mate

Try out this Aussie fare, mate

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | Pioneer

Australia is delightfully mixed up in its cuisine, thanks to a blend of many cultures and people who have settled down there along with their spices flavours and meats. A slice of that wholesome platter is now being showcased at the Pickwick’s at The Claridges with a lot of elan and...

‘Just playback is not enough’

‘Just playback is not enough’

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena

HRIDAY gattani, speaks with SHALINI SAKSENA about his latest song for Gurinder Chadha’s film How did music happen? I grew up watching a lot of concerts because of my father. He has produced and directed concerts with some of the best musical artists in the country like Lataji, Ashaji, Daler Mehndi, Hariharan...

Pickle me pink

Pickle me pink

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena

SHALINI SAKSENA tells you why eating pickles, that have been around for over 4,000 years, is such an integral part of Indian cuisine   Pickle or achaar is a part of an everyday meal for Indians world over. The sweet, spicy and sour achaars have been around for thousands of years....

State Editions

Man kills wife for ‘adultery’ in Prem Nagar, surrenders

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City sees decline in butterflies this year

23 September 2019 | Sapna Singh | Delhi

IIT Delhi team to study impact of odd-even scheme

23 September 2019 | PTI | Delhi

CM to speak on anti-pollution steps at Denmark summit

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sisodia inaugurates cultural event Awam Ki Awaz in Capital

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

PWD to finish work on Pragati Maidan tunnel by Jan

23 September 2019 | GAYATHRI MAN | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji | Agenda

The complexities of caste system

22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Dukh, Dard and a Season of Hope

22 September 2019 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Empower your mind for success

22 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Casting procedure should be streamlined'

22 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pushing musical limit

22 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer