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POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Jaswant singh, Maulana masood azhar, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Hijacking

Hijacked Logic: As politics over 1999's IC 814 rages now, are we really different today?

It's said that PM Vajpayee acted under pressure, releasing Maulana Masood Azhar in exchange for Indian hostages. But what would an Indian PM do today?

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Pakistan violates indian airspace, Jaish-e-mohammed, Neerja bhanot, Maulana masood azhar

Remembering Neerja: The hijack that became a brutal reality for India, the woman who refused to succumb

If Neerja stood for not giving up in a pressured situation in 1986, Masood Azhar's release in 1999 was a tale of succumbing to pressure. Both were contrasting stories of Indians put in terrible situations, consistently by forces from across the border.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Maulana masood azhar, Kashmir, Iaf surgical strike 2.0, Pakistan

They were Mirages. And they were real

India has finally responded with appropriate strength to Pakistan’s misdemeanours. It now must take the following steps too

LIFE

 |  Aage Se Right  |  5-minute read
Jaish-e-mohammed, Maulana masood azhar, Pakistan, Pulwama  attack

Pulwama attack: My appeal to the Pakistani middle class

We will fight back, dear Pakistanis. We will protect ourselves from the venomous snakes from across the border. But who will protect you from them?

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Maulana masood azhar, Kashmir, Jaish-e-mohammed, Pulwama  attack

Pulwama attack: As talks of retribution fly thick and fast, troubling questions are unanswered

Why was such a large relocation taking place in a terrorist-prone area? Is assembling a 300 kg-plus car bomb that easy in South Kashmir? Was someone complacent? Several questions need to be answered on Pulwama.