Category: Community

India Parliamentary voting starts

From Rajiv Sharma New Delhi: Voting in India’s Phase one of the general elections to the 15th Lok Sabha started on Thursday (16 April) covering 124 parliamentary constituencies in 17 States and Union Territories. The polling started at 7 a.m. and will go on till 5 p.m. There are 14,31,01,943 […]

Pak: How did they triumph?

By Ayesha Siddiqa The movement for the restoration of the judiciary makes Pakistani civil society proud of its achievement. It is awesome how ordinary professionals struggled for two years to ensure that a civilian and military dictatorship did not obstruct the move for the independence of the judiciary. The symbolism […]

Sania-Bhupati win Australian Open mixed doubles

Joy of Victory: Sania & Bhupati after winning Proud winners of the Australian Open mixed doubles 2009 Photos: Ch-7 game telecast

Mangalore attackers are thugs, not custodians – These goons who roughed up girls must be made an example of by the law

T HE CONTRAST couldn’t have been more stark. We woke up yesterday to the salutary sight of several women army officers saluting President Pratibha Patil as Republic Day rolled out. And alongside came news that a bunch of hooligans had beaten up girls who were having a good time at […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2009

The Editor & staff of South Asia Times (Print Edition & Web-site) wish a very Happy New Year to all readers, advertisers & wellwishers. We hope 2009 will be a good year for all of you.