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Abbas Nasir

Why the confusion?

One can’t abandon the truth for therein lies the salvation of our country and the path to a plural society. Published Oct 22, 2016 02:52am

Storm in a teacup?

The proceedings of the meeting did not make global headlines. The travel ban on the reporter did. Published Oct 15, 2016 01:24am

Too much optimism?

A government besieged by a scandal can afford to play hardball with the military only up to an extent. Published Oct 08, 2016 01:20am

Truth falls victim to acrimony

The dark thoughts on display on one side of the border bring out the darkest thoughts on the other side as well. Published Oct 01, 2016 03:02am

Waiting for the next crisis?

India killing its own soldiers no matter what the gain sounds implausible as does Pakistan engineering the attack. Published Sep 24, 2016 01:06am

Media’s missing role

The ‘scuffle’ between the Motorway Police and army personnel was recorded. Published Sep 17, 2016 06:53am

Trial by fire, literally

Meeting deadlines can be a huge challenge, especially when a blaze consumes your environs. Updated Sep 10, 2016 08:04am

Case of the missing news

What the Baloch see as a burning issue ie disappearances, has more or less been ‘disappeared’ from the media. Updated Sep 05, 2016 04:04pm

Endgame for MQM?

There is no doubt that the man whose word was the law on the streets of Karachi will never again be a shadow of his Updated Aug 27, 2016 10:05am

A maddening spiral

One hopes Modi’s remarks do not spur our security apparatus to the point where it journeys out of the pan ... Published Aug 20, 2016 01:18am

Good, bad or just evil?

While raising concerns about RAW’s alleged involvement in terrorism, Pakistan should be looking at a holistic solution. Updated Aug 13, 2016 09:29am

A vale of tears, torment

Many Kashmiris stress that when they say ‘azadi’ they mean both from India and Pakistan. Published Aug 06, 2016 01:05am

Please spare Wahid Baloch

If he was actually guilty of a violation of the law, why couldn’t charges be filed and an arrest effected as per the Published Jul 30, 2016 02:05am

Murder most foul

Qandeel was a woman of substance and ‘honour’. One need only read or watch interviews of her mother and disabled father Published Jul 23, 2016 03:37am

Authority rooted in service

It was shocking to hear Mufti Naeem term ‘najayez’ Edhi’s donation of his corneas after his death which brought vision.. Published Jul 16, 2016 05:53am

Suicide by design?

How can a nation find it justifiable for groups based on its soil to carry out attacks on neighbouring states. Published Jul 09, 2016 05:38am

Foreign policy or fiasco?

Pakistan’s foreign policy today resembles a dog’s breakfast in all its messy manifestations. Updated Jul 02, 2016 09:01am

Mourning the mindset

It isn’t just the semi-literate preacher who so many of us contemptuously blame and dismiss. It is also people who are Published Jun 25, 2016 02:43am

‘Law enforcement’ via leaks

The interesting aspect of the latest leak is that it is being traced to the interior minister by the media. Published Jun 18, 2016 04:20am

Where honour equals shame

Taking an innocent life, particularly that of a woman, in the name of honour, has been so easy for so many years. Updated Jun 11, 2016 09:35am