Beena Sarwar

Finding lost heritage

Amardeep Singh’s travelogue opens new windows into the Subcontinent’s common heritage.

Aug 03, 2016

A world of new solidarity

Harsh Mander on why we should raise our voice against injustice.

Jun 10, 2016

Southasia’s déjà vu

Sedition and blasphemy are the two sides of the same hyper-nationalist coin.

Mar 30, 2016

Peace is a process, not an event

Not letting terror attacks determine foreign policy augurs well for India-Pakistan’s relationship

Feb 01, 2016

Pakistan’s media wars

What is the political fallout of the battle between a media behemoth and Pakistan’s largest security agency?

Jul 04, 2014

Democracy will not go back into the bottle

Gen Musharraf appears to have won this round, but the people of Pakistan are sure to win the next. What has changed is that the judges are on the side of the people.

Dec 10, 2007

Voices yearning for peace

Even sceptics concede that the current climate of peace between Islamabad and New Delhi must be nurtured. Who knows, peace may arrive from the most unexpected sources.

Feb 15, 2004

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