As the evening chergui, a mild Atlantic breeze, blows across the squeaky clean Moroccan capital, the city’s hip young crowds are out on the tidy streets, cafes and parks. There’s no sign of an Arab spring here. Nor is one being expected. Read more

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Parliament’s historic debate on Saturday, which resulted in Anna Hazare agreeing to break his 12-day fast, began with an appeal for a collective “sense of the House” on the Lokpal Bill from Pranab Mukherjee, the leader of the House. Read more

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English constitutionalist Walter Bagehot once said of the monarchy something appropriate to India’s minority affairs minister Salman Khurshid too: both don’t let in daylight upon magic. Read more

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Muslims are grappling with two gnawing concerns since the general elections concluded in May 2009. One is their dwindling representation in Parliament. The other is the slipping status of Jamia Millia Islamia as a minority institution. Read more

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