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Asha’ar Rehman

What escapes notice

Everyone knew that after a huff here and a puff there Allama Tahirul Qadri would ask his troops to turn back. Published Jun 24, 2016 01:53am

Business as usual

Previously, there were many topics that were more likely to get noticed in Ramazan than during other months when they Published Jun 17, 2016 01:23am

Impersonators all

The knowledgeable say that needy impersonators are more likely to be called fake as opposed to the pretentious but more Published Jun 10, 2016 04:03am

Not patient enough

It was not surprising that the Sharifs thought it unnecessary to have a spokesman giving updates on the PM’s health. Updated Jun 03, 2016 01:48pm

On a train out of here

There was some mention of the seven lives lost somewhere along the Orange train route. Published May 27, 2016 03:05am

The various sides to family

We as humans need a break from the madness that passes for politics and anti-politics in this land. Published May 20, 2016 05:19am

The reluctant militant mentor

Despite some interesting first-hand accounts, maulana Samiul Haq reveals little about Taliban thought — whether of the Published May 15, 2016 08:37am

Reason versus power players

In order for it to survive, democracy must from time to time be allowed to throw up the corrupt for lynching by the Published May 13, 2016 01:33am

A culture in danger

The inclusiveness of PTI’s public meetings was the one positive element that even the staunchest critics of Imran Khan Published May 06, 2016 01:51am

The expendables

The corrupt have been weighing on the people’s minds just too heavily. Published Apr 29, 2016 03:07am

A story of two halves

The PTI chief’s cause has been helped immensely by the ability of the people to adapt to his kind of politics. Published Apr 22, 2016 02:18am

Small matter of the Chotoo gang

The latest operation may be one of the most sustained operations carried out against Chotoo. But the modus operandi has Updated Apr 15, 2016 01:03pm

Rulers in the spotlight

What is a moot point is that some in the media are poised to go exclusively after the Sharif family names. Published Apr 08, 2016 02:26am

‘Operation’ time

It seems that we are finally prepared to concede that all is not well in southern Punjab. Published Apr 01, 2016 01:40am

Freedom to not express

Every now and then, we hear an official in the old mould trying to establish the writ of the governmental word. Published Mar 25, 2016 02:44am

Quite unlike the PNA

The warning to the government over the women’s law caps one of the various trends that surfaced in the aftermath of the Published Mar 18, 2016 01:26am

No escape from the basics

How will the state regain the trust of the people without sharing basic information about basic current issues? Published Mar 11, 2016 01:13am

The usual scenes

In their reactions to the news of Qadri’s execution, many hurriedly foretold a new chapter for the country. Published Mar 04, 2016 01:16am

Where do we stop?

The call to restrict the search for greater information is regularly sounded from the religious forums. Published Feb 26, 2016 01:08am

The one who is in charge

Sooner rather than later the ruling party must be seen by the people to be offering parts of its own house Published Feb 19, 2016 01:09am