Neighbourhood

Durga: She lies on the floor, in perfect repose

Annie Ali Khan died too young. Her spiritual journeys with a notebook and camera is still incomplete.

Afghan Polls: All Fingers Crossed

The election results and how the new government accommodates Taliban will decide whether it will end the relentless conflict and daily violence and deaths in this region.

Kashmir: A muscular decision that has weakened India’s hand

It is a typically predictable Catch-22 scenario, and even the most muscular gamblers might have actually botched it up very, very, badly.

Chinese challenge to Modi’s Kashmir gamble

With an adverse international media coverage on mass human rights violations, the UN security council taking up Kashmir for the first time in 70 years, and the big powers openly meddling, despite the posturing, the Indian government is clearly on the defensive.

A Red Star over Hong Kong

The summer of discontent seems to continue in infinite rage in Hong Kong as the totalitarian Chinese regime succumbs for the first time.