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Yearning for Sense Beyond the Earth

At the start of the day, I was almost sure I was going to write about how the world doesn’t seem like a place that I’m proud to be in. Depress­ing Scene The Indi­an Left want­ed India to be Left … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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US should not invade Pakistan

Fol­low­ing a state­ment by the US intel­li­gence chief that he believes Bin Laden is alive and hid­ing in Pak­istan, come fears that the White House may actu­al­ly con­sid­er raid­ing the Pak­istan trib­al areas to try to cap­ture Bin Laden. Some opin­ions … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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India US Nuclear Deal — We’ve Done It!

I’m a staunch sup­port­er of the India US Nuclear Deal and have defend­ed it in the past. (If you’re new to my blog, do read my response to the Forbes arti­cle that was dis­parag­ing and caus­tic about India’s inten­tions because of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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High Cost Locust Alert!

While India may be an attrac­tive low-cost out­sourc­ing des­ti­na­tion, it is also an attrac­tive des­ti­na­tion for locusts! The UN’s Food and Agri­cul­tur­al Orga­ni­za­tion has warned of a locust threat in India and Pak­istan: Recent heavy rain­fall in Pak­istan and west­ern … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Knighthood to Rushdie may cause terrorism

Britain’s knight­hood to the author Salman Rushdie con­tributes to insult­ing Islam and may lead to ter­ror­ism, a Pak­istani min­is­ter has said. The min­is­ter in ques­tion is none oth­er than Zia-ul-Haq’s son, a well-known hard­lin­er. “Such actions are the root cause of ter­ror­ism”, Reli­gious Affairs Min­is­ter Ejaz-ul-Haq told par­lia­ment. The min­is­ter lat­er said he … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pakistan’s Parliament condemns Sir Rushdie’s knighthood

From the Guardian: Pak­istani law­mak­ers passed a gov­­ern­­ment-backed res­o­lu­tion Mon­day demand­ing Britain with­draw the knight­hood award­ed to author Salman Rushdie, con­demn­ing the hon­or as an insult to the reli­gious sen­ti­ments of Mus­lims. In the east­ern city of Mul­tan, hard-line Mus­lim … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Indian Democracy & Pakistan’s Dictatorship

The week start­ed with strong-voiced op-eds in the WSJ, NYT, & Chica­go Tri­bune about Musharraf’s predica­ment and what the US should do about it. New York Times says “But nobody takes Gen­er­al Musharraf’s demo­c­ra­t­ic claims seri­ous­ly any­more, except for the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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