Hamid Gul, ISI chief Hamid Gul, Hamid Gul death, Hamid Gul Pakistan, ISI, Al Qaeda, 9/11 attack, Jihadists, IE column
September 2, 2015 3:53 pm

Pakistan is still on a journey to discover itself within the paradigm of jihadi governance Hamid Gul recommended.

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September 2, 2015 1:15 am

The santhara case offers yet another opportunity to re-examine the legal status of suicide.

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September 2, 2015 1:15 am

Disneyland and the Nashik Kumbh share a distaste for the social media phenomenon of our times.

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September 2, 2015 1:03 am

The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, the census data said.

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September 2, 2015 5:15 am

The renaming of a road is part of a wider pattern of strategic messaging by the NDA.

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September 2, 2015 12:57 am

AG De argued it was a fundamental fallacy to suggest that free and fair elections could not be conducted if courts of the country were denied the right of “judicial review” of election disputes.

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September 2, 2015 12:52 am

Differentiating between terror and other cases for death penalty is unsustainable.

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September 2, 2015 12:44 am

Once again, the debate on census population data on religion misses the point.

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September 2, 2015 5:04 am

That’s the real challenge, in Palmyra and elsewhere, in the face of the IS’s ideology of fear and destruction.

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September 1, 2015 9:23 am

In being unafraid of bringing religion into foreign policy, Modi treads new ground in India. But there are dangers.

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September 1, 2015 8:45 am

On census, Christians and conversions, Surjit Bhalla has tortured his data to make it say what he wants to hear.

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September 1, 2015 12:00 am

The urge to rename roads betrays embarrassing insecurities about the annals of history.

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September 1, 2015 12:00 am

Vinoba Bhave was also a multilingual scholar who wrote extensively on a range of subjects, especially ethics and philosophy.

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September 1, 2015 12:00 am

Modi government does well not to repromulgate the land ordinance. Now it must focus on other, more urgent, reforms.

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September 1, 2015 12:00 am

Why payments banks must not fizzle out like other attempts at financial inclusion.

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September 1, 2015 12:32 am

Its debut rally was a riposte to Modi, the grand alliance in Bihar seemed to lack a voice of its own.

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September 1, 2015 12:00 am

Use of ‘development’ as a catch-all represents a shrinking of the imagination.

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August 31, 2015 12:23 am

To suggest that quantity never produces quality is snobbish, inane and untrue.

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August 31, 2015 5:52 am

India and Pakistan are seriously in need of couples conselling.

August 31, 2015 12:16 am

Letter to the editor, 31 August, 2015.

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August 31, 2015 12:15 am

Call drops raise questions about Digital India. Spectrum shortage is at the heart of the matter.

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August 31, 2015 12:09 am

The Centre needs to wake up. Otherwise India may return to the shortages of the mid-1960s.

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August 31, 2015 12:09 am

The state needs a stimulus. Only the Centre can provide it.

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August 31, 2015 12:06 am

We stand to gain much from developing an understanding of ancient India, its deep and diverse ideas.

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August 31, 2015 12:00 am

A look at the front page of Indian Express on August 31, published forty years ago.

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August 31, 2015 12:00 am

Nation after nation has abolished the death penalty. India must summon the moral courage to follow them.

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August 30, 2015 12:00 am

In August, the rupee has depreciated by about 3.3 per cent against the US dollar. Such volatility and decline in asset prices are stressful.

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August 30, 2015 2:42 am

Indians hate to walk. At sprawling foreign airports, they often don’t need to.

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August 30, 2015 12:00 am

From now on China will be like any other economy.

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August 30, 2015 12:00 am

Last week when TV channels announced that Sarma was holding talks with BJP president Amit Shah, Rahul sprang belatedly into action.

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August 30, 2015 2:39 am

The new leader from Gujarat is an unpleasant young man with dodgy political ideas and dodgy political heroes.

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August 29, 2015 12:23 am

And so, as in 2008, comes the obvious question: How fast can Usain Bolt run the 200m?

August 29, 2015 12:19 am

The victory over birth-related tetanus owes more to a systems approach than to scientific innovation

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August 29, 2015 12:11 am

It was Narendra Modi who had equated the strength of the rupee to the prestige of the prime minister.

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August 29, 2015 12:08 am

Brazil’s president has upset both sides of the spectrum. The stalemate seems set to continue.

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August 29, 2015 12:10 am

As the all women police station comes to Haryana, the experience of other states offers lessons of possibilities, limits