Dawn News

I.A. Rehman

No Kewalram amongst us?

There is no record of the way scores of libraries in the cities and towns of Pakistan were ravaged. Published May 21, 2015 02:26am

Enforcing women’s right to vote

Unprecedented in our electoral history is the JI chief’s defence of women’s disenfranchisement. Published May 14, 2015 12:51am

Who is killing the good ones?

Each time a good Pakistani is felled, the wounds caused by the killing of others are reopened. Published May 07, 2015 12:42am

After the NA-246 polls

While the MQM’s margin of victory was quite impressive, the party cannot conceal its problems. Published Apr 30, 2015 01:47am

Move for a broad gag law

The authors of cybercrime bill have tried to mislead the public by using Article 19 to cover up their gag plan. Updated Apr 23, 2015 02:11am

Democratise state business

The Rules of Business pay little attention to the decision-making processes in the realm of external relations. Published Apr 09, 2015 01:13am

‘What I must know’

Shouldn’t we introspect before assuming an impossible-looking role in lands we do not know well enough? Published Apr 02, 2015 01:33am

Beware the rightward slide

The absence of the left makes the government vulnerable to pressures from the extreme right. Published Mar 26, 2015 12:35am

Lack of good governance

What is the hitch in creating a statutory commission to deal with minorities’ problems? Published Mar 19, 2015 01:25am

Land reform or bust

That economic progress depends on the judicious use of our land resources is self-evident. Published Mar 12, 2015 02:26am

Hazards of privatisation

The government cannot continue to disregard the countrywide protests of labour organisations. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Writers take centre stage

Literary festivals can bring the two estranged cousins, India and Pakistan, closer together. Published Feb 26, 2015 02:19am

Laws cut out for abuse

Lawmakers must not adopt laws that deny the citizens their right to due process. Published Feb 19, 2015 12:36am

A season of hope in Sri Lanka

The new Sri Lankan president has promised a complete overhaul of the state apparatus. Published Feb 12, 2015 01:33am

After Obama’s India visit

The US president’s decision to court Modi is consistent with Washington’s attitude towards India. Updated Feb 05, 2015 10:32am

Crises of governance

The idea that teachers should be given arms is not only ridiculous it is also dangerous. Published Jan 29, 2015 12:30am

Madressah & education reform

Madressahs must be ready to accept the principle of regular audit of their accounts. Published Jan 22, 2015 01:04am

State vandalism in Lahore

More important than technical flaws in the expressway project is the extent of dislocation it will cause. Published Jan 15, 2015 06:58am