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Wajahat Habibullah

The writer is a former chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities.

Lakshadweep’s development bears imprint of Rajiv Gandhi’s visit in 1988
Wed, May 15, 2019

And Lakshadweep today has no poor. This was Rajiv’s enduring gift to the islanders.

A bureaucracy for our times
Thu, May 31, 2018

Recruitment to the civil service needs to be modernised. But it will require a complete overhaul of the system — not piecemeal initiatives.

Kashmiriyat lives
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

A generation has grown up amid violence. Yet, the state can fall back on its heritage of tolerance, confluence

Let’s not go back in time
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Suspending democracy, imposing governor’s rule, would undo political progress in Kashmir

From Ufa to square one
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

How will the India-Pak stakeholders pick up the pieces now? Even back-channel talks will only work if the political leaderships of both countries are prepared to give clear direction

The Machil break
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Could the army’s decision in the case open a new chapter in the poll-bound state?

Questions about answers
Wed, Nov 02, 2011

RTI was designed to expand access to information,by training citizens and the government

Holding government to account
Tue, Nov 01, 2011

Right to information admittedly presents large challenges for public authorities,but it is crucial for a complex nation like ours

Kashmir: endgame or violent rebirth?
Fri, Oct 15, 2010

The authorities need to use the lull to allow the people of the state to become participants in governance

How Rao broke the ice in J&K
Thu, Dec 30, 2004

In October ’04, I called on Narasimha Rao of an evening. We met at his home on Delhi’s Motilal Nehru Marg and I was struck by the ...