111 510 510 libonline@riphah.edu.pk Contact
Modi, Muzaffarnagar And A Nehruvian Hero

Modi, Muzaffarnagar and a Nehruvian hero

Lord Meghnad Desai is aghast at the way the Indian authorities and the Supreme Court have dealt with the alleged molestation case involving Justice AK Ganguly. Joining a television debate…

Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes against humanity

The recent death of former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon went unlamented in most of the Middle East and was greeted with approval on two main counts: first on the humanitarian…

Humanity At Stake In Syria

Humanity at stake in Syria

Wimp. That’s what pundits in the west and Middle East seem to think about President Barack Obama following his ‘flip-flop’ over Syria. Even those opposed to western interference in the…

View Point: America, Taliban And Us

View Point: America, Taliban and us

The violent extremists fighting this state, say many, have nothing to do with America's war in Afghanistan. Yet last Wednesday's US drone strike in North Waziristan that killed six people…

Double Standards Of Justice

Double standards of justice

If it were not for injustice, stressed Greek philosopher Heraclitus, men wouldn’t know justice. Indian Supreme Court’s judgement handing a five-year sentence to superstar Sanjay Dutt under the Arms Act…

Palestine And US Humbug

Palestine and US humbug

Maybe I’m a bit biased, having served in a UN peacekeeping mission and thus making and maintaining contact with some urbane and highly intelligent people in the UN headquarters in…

The vengeful

Arthur L Caplan, a professor of medical ethics at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, has been campaigning for a program of mass death. He has written, not one, but…