Bangla Sunday, September 27, 2020

Vista Of Views

India’s losing battle

In a major interview after his release from house arrest, former chief minister of India-held Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah, has bitterly cr...

Talks with India come with war preparedness

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is scheduled to meet...

In guise of COVID war, it’s unbridled hate in Kashmir

The savage violence let loose by the police on Muharram processions in Srinagar last Saturday is likely to deepen the perception that p...

Transparency needed in securing a vaccine

The world over, the Covid-19 pandemic has taken lives and devastated livelihoods, businesses and industries. An effective and safe vacc...

Israel-UAE deal

The peace deal between Israel and the UAE announced on Thursday seemingly came out of the blue. But for those aware of happenings in th...

Difficult journey for Mahathir's new party

Tun Dr Mahathir  Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that he would set up a new political party.&nbs...

Modi's acolytes have reminded India's Muslims just what he...

Mussolini confided in his son that one of his nightmares was that he would be put on trial at New York’s Madison Square Garden, i...

Changing dynamics

The geopolitical calculus in Pakistan’s immediate neighbourhood is clearly changing, and those who formulate this country’s...

It’s too early to count Hong Kong out just yet

Reaction to the imposition of a national security law on Hong Kong has clouded the vision of the city’s future as a financial and...

Bright spot amid the gloom

In its recently released World Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund predicts that the global economy will contract by 4.9...

Fake it like Indian TV

In a short video clip doing the rounds on social media in the past couple of days, Janata Samajwadi Party leader and former foreign min...

PSX attack

After a considerable lull, the spectre of urban terrorism returned with full force to Karachi on Monday morning, as Baloch separatist m...

Indian experts play with fire by challenging one-China pri...

Amid China-India border disputes, some Indian experts suggested that India should "rethink" the one-China principle at a webinar on Fri...

How the Supreme Court lets cops get away with murder

A Minneapolis police officer, who was filmed kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes until the life left his body...

India should eschew Western views of China for border peac...

India in recent days has illegally constructed defense facilities across the border into Chinese territory in the Galwan Valley region,...

How many Covid deaths? Don’t ask president Trump

The fatality numbers are, to be sure, heartbreaking: more than 85,000 Americans dead and more than 1.4 million infected. But many publi...

Iran arms embargo

AS the US has begun to intensify its campaign to renew a UNSC arms embargo against Iran that is due to expire in October, the Islamic R...

In a crisis, true leaders stand out

Jacinda Ardern, prime minister of New Zealand Leadership may be hard to define, but in times of crisis it is easy to identify. As...

India’s Muslims

For Muslims in India, the situation appears to be deteriorating by the day. Indeed, things were never going to be easy for the communit...

Trump: Why waste a crisis?

When things aren’t going smoothly for President Trump, his go-to move is to change the subject to topics that cheer his supporter...

Unfreedom of press

In January, ruling on the blocking of the internet in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, the Supreme Court laid dow...