Stories for: I.A. Rehman

A reign of fear

AN environment of deepening fear across the country is not only making it hard for the people, especially the more...

COVER STORY: Confessions of a Pakistani communist

We are offered a fairly detailed resume of the author’s life as an important member of the Communist Party of Pakistan

Foolish and dangerous

CHARLES Dickens was not the only one to call the law an ass — many others have been driven to that conclusion,

The right to play

THE celebration of the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on the coming Sunday (April 6,...

No end to wadera justice?

SEVERAL new incidents of horrible atrocities against women have again highlighted the urgency of a properly planned...

Omens of a maelstrom?

THREE apparently unrelated developments point to a groundswell that could ultimately unhinge Pakistan from its...

Lessons from Tharparkar

THE invasion of Tharparkar district by rich donors and relief convoys should not divert attention from the need for...

Hazards in privatisation

THE government’s refusal to join the debate on its plans to privatise a large number of enterprises is only...

Style of governance matters

THE mystery about the system of governance Pakistan is now following needs to be resolved as quickly as possible if...

Whirlwind of intolerance

THE wave of intolerance that has been sweeping across Pakistan for many years is now threatening to deprive society...

Talk to the Baloch now

THE ongoing attempts to have a deal with the militants who have been causing explosions all over the country are in ...

Good intentions aren’t enough

A STRONG desire for an end to terrorism should not lead anyone to underestimate the difficulties that the ...

Of justice for the Hazaras

THE emergency measures taken after the nationwide protest at the latest round of killing of pilgrims in Mastung...

Civil servants in limbo

QUITE a few recent decisions regarding senior bureaucrats have raised doubts about the federal government’s...

The coup-lovers’ brigade

WHICHEVER way the case against the two-coup commando may go, the politicos in his line of defence have already given...

A little of everything

PAKISTAN can easily be described as a country that has a little of almost everything that a modern, developed state...

The remaking of PPP

THE interest a large section of society showed in Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s speech of last Friday is ...

Our neglected have-nots

THE killing of an Indian fisherman Naranbhai Sosa reportedly by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency on Oct 11 last...

Vicious proposals

THE honourable members of the federal task force on disappearances have resolved to undo whatever has been done over...

The genius of Mandela

MOST of those paying tributes to Nelson Mandela are focusing on his qualities that they themselves hold precious and...

Opinion

A state of anarchy

Rape and restitution

Bard for our times

Bridging the abyss

Editorial

Militant groups in Punjab

Railways: debatable priorities

Surge in Karachi violence

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