Komail Aijazuddin The Indian Express Group

Komail Aijazuddin-

Waar and peace

Monday 18 November '13

A Pakistani blockbuster with mountains, terrorists and RAW agents who like to dance
Pakistan 2.0

Tuesday 21 May '13

There were glitches, and false tsunamis. And wicked ironies in the results.
PPP and Baby B

Tuesday 9 April '13

In Pakistan, conspiracy theories are often less surprising than the truth
Literature and longing in Lahore

Wednesday 27 February '13

The Lahore Literary Festival was a watershed moment. Now that it’s over, the energy and intensity it conjured have nowhere to go
The Khan at the airport

Friday 8 February '13

Shah Rukh’s Khan’s article was a self-deprecating and funny account of an uncomfortable but real condition
His magical misery tour

Monday 24 December '12

India is unhappy with Rehman Malik’s recent visit. But, at least, India had him only for three days
Offence is easy

Monday 17 September '12

But blasphemy, which involves taking offence on someone else’s behalf, is a bewildering concept
A bird, a plane, an ostrich

Thursday 9 August '12

Samosa prices, avian classifications and the London Games are keeping Pakistan’s court and assembly distracted
It’s all in the name

Thursday 5 July '12

The unfortunate Surjeet-Sarabjeet mess was created by TV news, but India’s unfamiliarity with Pakistan can produce some hilarious errors


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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