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Aijaz Zaka Syed
Aijaz Zaka Syed

The writer is a Middle East based columnist.

  • August 03, 2018

    Stateless in India

    When the history of these eventful years is penned, historians may have a hard time wrapping their heads around the many achievements of the BJP on...

  • July 30, 2018

    Captain Khan can

    Given the history of democracy, or lack of it, in much of the Islamic world, it is incredibly uplifting when a Muslim country manages to choose its...

  • July 20, 2018

    Mob violence and political will

    And so it goes on and on. If a widely respected 80-year-old public figure and civil society activist like Swami Agnivesh can be brutally beaten up...

  • July 13, 2018

    Can the south save India?

    It has been raining like cats and dogs in Hyderabad in India since the return of the native. Yet, the heat coupled with humidity is never far away....

  • July 06, 2018

    The growing voices of sanity

    In Bertolt Brecht’s legendary poem Die Losung , written after the 1953 uprising in East Germany, a government functionary hands out bulletins...

  • June 29, 2018

    Trump shuts out the world

    Check this out. With more than 1.8 billion population, Muslims are currently the second largest religious community in the world after Christianity....

  • June 22, 2018

    Who killed Shujaat Bukhari?

    I never had the pleasure of meeting Shujaat Bukhari, the soft-spoken editor of the Rising Kashmir with a steely spine, who was assassinated last...