Asha’ar Rehman

Official hunting seasons

Humiliation and injury is part of the package for government officials. They routinely come under assault from enraged Published Oct 31, 2014 01:31am

Message versus speech

The two dharnas in Islamabad have been a study in contrast between the speaking prowess of the two leaders Imran Khan Published Oct 24, 2014 02:09am

Stopovers along the route

The situation is conducive for the PTI spread and signs are that PAT will also be able to display widespread support. Published Oct 17, 2014 06:24am

Near yet so very far

The PTI, justifiably, thinks the PPP orchards are ripe for some seasonal plucking. Published Oct 10, 2014 01:53am

Who would have thought…

The game is heating up whereas the predictions were that Imran Khan was fighting a lost battle. Published Oct 03, 2014 01:06am

Dear Islamabad, sorry

There have been routine packages sent to the capital and they have mostly been received well. Published Sep 19, 2014 01:12am

Unusual and suspect actions

Fans here like to be surprised and relish the stories of the sudden rise of national heroes from nowhere. Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:36am

Within shouting distance

The issues at the centre of the protest are yet to be probed, not in the interest of the PTI but all others. Published Sep 05, 2014 01:07am

No escape for some

Just as there are many choices inside the new, ‘pluralistic’ Pakistan, there is also no dearth of objections that can be Published Aug 29, 2014 01:33am

Looking for some method

After giving competition to the PML-N as its original adversary, the PPP was back to haunt the PML-N. Published Aug 22, 2014 01:07am

Changing shades of Lahore

The run-up to the long march pulled parties of all kinds and sizes to the Punjab capital. Published Aug 15, 2014 05:55am

The substance in a protest

A more earnest discussion right from the start of what issues he had could perhaps have avoided the isolation Imran Updated Aug 08, 2014 02:10am

Countdown to Aug 14

There have been disturbing reports about the possible arrests of some PTI leaders in early August to thwart the march. Published Aug 01, 2014 01:14am

People from a distant land

The figures that have accompanied the forced migration from North Waziristan have done little to clear the picture. Published Jul 25, 2014 01:01am

One democracy and a ‘monarch’

ASIF Ali Zardari is up to something after hibernating for so long and some hopefuls are willing him on towards a... Published Jul 18, 2014 01:58am

Two and two together

The two Chaudhry cousins are more at home at Allama Tahirul Qadri’s residence in Model Town these days. Published Jul 11, 2014 12:57am

Partners and accomplices

PRIME Minister Nawaz Sharif is able to maintain his old reputation — that he always has someone else to do the... Published Jul 04, 2014 01:01am

The myth about lesser workers

IN a revealing moment in some obscure corner of Lahore you might still run into the person who was once hailed as ... Published Jun 27, 2014 01:03am