The Graveyard Talks Back: Arundhati Roy

“Kashmir, the land of the living dead and the talking graves—city graveyards, village graveyards, mass graves,…

Enduring Peace and Stability: Pakistan Set Stage for US, Taliban Accord on Feb 29

DESPARDES — The United States has ceased offensive military operations in Afghanistan against the Taliban in…

OPINION: India Bleeds But is Anyone Noticing?

TARIQ A. AL-MAEENA: What has happened in recent months in India, a previously proclaimed democracy is…

Turkey’s Erdogan Announces Unequivocal Support for Kashmiris, Delhi Miffed

DESPARDES — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday compared “the struggle of Kashmiri people” with that…

IMF Gives a ‘Thumbs Up’ on Performance, With a ‘Let’s Keep Talking’ on Targets Ahead

SoDATA (South Data) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday completed staff level review of…

Can’t Be Doodling Chaos

IRSHAD SALIM — Back in November 2018, I correlated the going on’s with angry Beethoven’s 5th…

INSIGHT: Average American’s Personal Debt is $42,553, Income $34,000

The debt includes home mortgage loans, credit and retail card loans, auto loans, student loans, etc.…

Modi Govt Has Left Everyone Disappointed: Husain Haqqani

DESPARDES — “First, western liberals, and now conservatives: Modi govt has left everyone disappointed,” says Husain…

Only Half of 5th Graders Can Solve Two-Digit Division Problem Meant For 2nd Grade: Education Report

SoDATA (South Data) — About 45 per cent of children studying in the fifth standard in…