Imran on Trial

The cost of the Messiah complex

01 Apr, 2022 - 08 Apr, 2022
Vol 11 | Issue 126


‘Foreign’ Capital

Jayanta Ghosal

Why has Delhi suddenly become an interesting destination?

The Order of the Victim

S Prasannarajan

How the politics of inversion unites Putin and Imran

Outrage Against Putin

Swapan Dasgupta

Putin has become the villainous successor to the Kaiser

The Fog of War Crimes

Madhavankutty Pillai

The paradox around war crimes is that war itself is an acknowledgement that ordinary rules don’t exist anymore and the only way to resolve the question is violence

Punishing Your Own Voter

Madhavankutty Pillai

The meat ban in South Delhi is an interference in the Hindu way of life

Elon Musk: The Disruptor

Lhendup G Bhutia

Will he reinvent social media after becoming the biggest shareholder of Twitter?

The Divinity of Desire

Bibek Debroy

Happiness and the permanent search of the compassionate

The India Story at Play

Boria Majumdar

IPL is about a resurgent country using its soft power to make a statement

The Duality of the Hijab

Pallavi Aiyar

Indian liberals see it as choice but their Indonesian counterparts as coercion

Sri Lanka: The Island of Loss and Longing

Sasanka Perera

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has united a divided nation against the Rajapaksa regime

Imran Khan: The Reckoning

MJ Akbar

Imran Khan had one ingrained virtue. He was breathtakingly sincere. But good intentions do not constitute good governance. Like an amateur, he overestimated his abilities when he needed wile or guile as strategy. On his day of judgment, Imran compared his predicament to that of Imam Hussain. The messiah may be faltering, but the messiah complex is alive and well

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