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Jawed Naqvi

All’s nearly well that ends well

All’s nearly well that ends well

These days you would find a fair sprinkling of Muslim players in every team, but in India their presence has shrunk. Published Jun 20, 2017 05:22am
Of good, bad and clever banias

Of good, bad and clever banias

The writer is Dawn’s correspondent in Delhi. THERE are banias and banias. It’s a caste and a vocation... Updated Jun 13, 2017 09:50am
There’s no need to be alarmed

There’s no need to be alarmed

A strong signal has gone from several Indian states against Modi’s tightening noose around their freedoms. Published Jun 06, 2017 01:21am
Terror of the witches’ prophecy

Terror of the witches’ prophecy

There are no witches, of course, only humans playing their roles while blaming it on the supernatural. Published May 30, 2017 06:54am
Parched before the arriving rains

Parched before the arriving rains

T.S. Eliot and Arundhati Roy gave us two months of the calendar year — April and May — to ponder. Published May 23, 2017 01:13am
The complexion of a new culture

The complexion of a new culture

How was Tulsidas to ever know that one day avid champions of Rama would have a foolish complex about being dark-skinned? Updated May 16, 2017 09:54am
Televised myth of a Modi wave

Televised myth of a Modi wave

Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had described the spine of the Indian media aptly. “Indira Gandhi had asked them to bend. Published May 02, 2017 03:25am
As Faiz would exhort his friends

As Faiz would exhort his friends

Having diagnosed the ailment, the Indian opposition needs to get down to the business at hand. Published Apr 25, 2017 06:59am
The anomalous rise of Mr Kejriwal

The anomalous rise of Mr Kejriwal

Unlike the flashy Trump, Kejriwal is a middle-class family man, happy with his vegetarian meal and cough syrup. Published Apr 18, 2017 01:38am
Will the real Rahul stand up?

Will the real Rahul stand up?

Hindutva is not about banning beef and targeting ‘love jihad’. It is more insidious than that. Updated Apr 11, 2017 11:07am