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Congress surrenders to the BJP?

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay | Hindus account for almost eighty percent of India’s population. Yet, over the major part of the seven decades since partition of British...

Pakistani in viral Pope selfie speaks of ‘heartache’ for minorities

AFP | A Pakistani Christian whose selfie with the Pope has gone viral has spoken of his "heartache" at the treatment of minorities in Pakistan,...

SC issues notice to Nawaz Sharif after adjourning Article 62(1)(f) hearing

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday started the hearing of the case pertaining to Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution. The disqualification period...

Gulf crisis continues to fuel the fire in Syria and Iran

James M Dorsey | Turkish allegations of Saudi, Emirati and Egyptian support for the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) threaten to turn Turkey’s military offensive...

Indian Republic Day met with global protests

News Analysis | Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world are observing Indian Republic Day, today, as a Black...

BJP leader announces Indian Muslims have no choice but to join...

News Analysis | A BJP legislator from Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh has landed himself in hot water after stating that once India becomes a...

Ban imposed on religious service at unauthorized churches

News Analysis | On January 15th 2018, the authorities decided to ban service in unauthorized churches in Abbottabad. The security officials stated that this decision...

Ex-senator’s claims against Pakistan highlight US hypocrisy

Jamal Hussain | Larry Pressler, the former three time US senator from South Dakota was in the news recently, painting nuclear Pakistan as a threat...

Oppression of minorities in India

Aiza Khurram |  India is the world’s largest democracy, with about 1.26 billion people, or about a one-sixth of the total world population. Nearly 80...

50 years on what does the future hold for PPP

News Desk | Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) 50th anniversary celebration took place in Islamabad on Tuesday 5th December with thousands of supporters joining in from...

Paresh Rawal bashed for his unapologetic tweets on Rohingyas, Kashmir and...

News Analysis | A fan of Modi Sarkar, Paresh Rawal has landed in hot waters after his expressions of scorn towards minorities including Rohingyas, Kashmiris...

Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan; but from now on, ‘Humaray Dum Se’

Mina Malik-Hussain |  Each year one writes a column hoping 'Things Will Change', and that’s one rather endearing trait we embody: hope. But sometimes one...

Citizenship of Pakistan- stricter rules and a dilemma for minorities

News Analysis | Amid all the hue and cries of the city of Karachi, there resides, the silent group of people in the suburbs of...

Blood and Mayhem: The true face of a blind impotent society

Saad Rasool | The barbarity of events that transpired in Abdul Wali Khan University of Mardan, against the helpless Mashal Khan, puts age-old tales...

Census will allow smaller provinces in Pakistan to get their rightful...

Pakistan has launched its first census after almost 19 years, last one was held in 1998. This is despite the fact that it is...

Demolition of Arab houses by Israel faces countrywide protests

Dov Lieber and Times of Israel Staff | Jewish, Arab protesters accuse officials of racism, incitement against minorities, say treatment vastly different to that of...

Persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Will ASEAN countries find a solution?

Ahmad Rizky M. Umar | ASEAN’s non-intervention is aggravating the plight of ethnic Rohingya Muslims suffering widespread abuse by the Burmese military in Myanmar’s Rakhine...

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