Columnist 


Debasish Mitra



About the Author


The author is the Opinion Editor of Times of Oman.

Columns

Oromos face chilling oppression in Ethiopia

Plurality, respect for basic democratic values and tolerance for dissent have never been the fortes for which Ethiopia is known in the world...

Colonisation never had any civilising mission

Ko's attempt to legitimise colonialism is depraved. It smacks of intellectual perverseness and betrays an attitude or mindset of a lackey...

AAP victory a blow for 'politics of arrogance'

Arrogance and efforts to tear apart India's secular fabric received a befitting response from the people in Delhi. It is time for Modi, BJP and RSS to realise India does not need religious homogeneity...

AAP's re-emergence a good sign for polity

Nearly nine months have passed since the BJP has come to power. And within this short span of time the romance of a Modified India appears to have worn thin...

Eric Holder has reasons for keeping up at night

We cannot deny that to wreak havoc terrorists no longer need dirty bombs, chemical weapons, explosives. They no longer need to fly any planes into the tall skyscrapers...

Law-breakers at the helm as lawmakers

My ancestors allowed felons to monopolise politics of my country and I too carried their sin forward, ...

Lone wolves will define the future of terrorism

In the changing global milieu terrorism will gradually become leaderless and non-organisational. Solo terrorism is fast becoming the new trend...

Paris massacre ignites clash of civilisations

Till yesterday clash of civilisations was a concept and a doctrine; it is fast gaining in reality today...

Al Zawahiri wants US to succeed against Isis

But it is equally true that given the increasing expression of support for Isis we can understand and estimate the degree to which Al Qaeda's support base has corroded ...

Muslim Brotherhood courts Isis for support

Today, the Brotherhood's stands are more than obvious. It wants Isis to win...

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