Dawn News

March, 02 2015

Babar Sattar

Culture of dissent or deceit?

Our Constitution ought to have excluded from the secret ballot all elections involving MPs. Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Our religion problem

Terror is being preached, justified or tolerated in the name of faith and we are doing little about it. Updated Feb 23, 2015 06:42pm

Game of thrones?

Karachi functions under a smog of fear. Isn’t this fear reinforced by the MQM itself? Updated Feb 16, 2015 04:25pm

Our fleeting resolve

Who will build resolve, consensus and a narrative against non-TTP terror in Pakistan? Published Feb 09, 2015 02:45am

Legal and moral abyss

There can exist no rule of law if a society allows individual morality to override the law. Updated Feb 02, 2015 11:47am

Back to the drawing board?

Exposure to any component of our criminal justice system shows the entire structure is rotting. Updated Feb 02, 2015 12:12am

Time to introspect

There are few who can claim that the courts are doing a decent job. Published Jan 19, 2015 01:34am

Death squad as justice

Our proclivity for deluding ourselves and relying on ad hocism is gathering strength. Published Dec 29, 2014 01:32am

New, resolute minority?

The test of our resolve to quit being a terror sanctuary will be tested on at least five fronts. Published Dec 22, 2014 03:08am

Bad faith negotiations?

With goals carved in stone, where is the room for a negotiated settlement? Updated Dec 15, 2014 05:39am

Introspection everyone?

Certain aspects of Imran Khan’s behaviour and policies would give even his well-wishers the jitters. Updated Dec 08, 2014 10:33pm

Muckraking as accountability

For the weak, in the case of loss of reputation due to malicious charges, losses lie where they fall. Updated Nov 24, 2014 09:13am

Is this ship sinking?

How do you correct a wrong without first acknowledging it? Updated Nov 10, 2014 09:20am

Still above the law?

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf continues to portray a sense of entitlement to be treated preferentially. Updated Nov 03, 2014 10:21am

PTI’s means vs ends

Notwithstanding Imran Khan’s resolve, attracting massive crowds will not force Nawaz Sharif out. Published Oct 27, 2014 01:59am

Changing political landscape

The Multan by-poll’s message is only indirectly for the PML-N and essentially for the PPP in Punjab. Published Oct 20, 2014 12:33am

Need for new survival kit

Nawaz Sharif comes across as a distant potentate who can’t be bothered to fight for anything. Published Oct 13, 2014 01:24am

A mindset frozen in time

Nawaz Sharif doesn’t seem to understand the sentiment that the PTI is riding on. Updated Oct 06, 2014 09:05pm