A worker sits next to the cutouts of politicians selling election campaign materials in Delhi on Monday. Reuters
Promises win power, performance its perpetuation. The ruling Indian dispensation would have done well to remember that in the interest of the country, the party and those forsaken by destiny and abandoned by politicians. But it didn’t because power sedates reason.
Narendra Modi is back again as premier. And we mustn’t grudge him for that because he has been elected and not selected, and by millions.
It’s dark at home. When he steps out, it’s darkness again. As he decides to walk on the darkness thickens. That’s the reality that makes up the lives of millions of Indians, who if given a chance would like to be unborn.
Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Defying unfavourable global markets, domestic indices inched up on Friday as investors cheered the formation
Pakistan's frequent flyers cast scorn on the edict, suggesting it had been introduced to enrich an unnamed company tasked with doing the wrapping.
Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) senior leader Faisal Sabzwari has tied the knot with renowned TV host Madeha Naqvi.
An Arab man has been jailed and asked to pay Dh500,000 for blackmailing a young woman and breaching online laws.