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Asha’ar Rehman

Workers’ moment of fame

Khurshid Shah has conveniently resumed his role, where he can criticise both the government and the PTI in the same Published Oct 21, 2016 12:52pm

Reassertions of the old

There’s this question about what causes the most respected pillar of the state to elaborate, or not to elaborate, Published Oct 14, 2016 01:31am

In the prime minister’s shoes

Let us celebrate the occasional emergence of the human face of our leader and his chief challenger for the job of this Published Oct 07, 2016 12:51pm

More intense times ahead

How many fights can the PTI pick and how many fronts should it open against old players within the system? Published Sep 30, 2016 01:42am

Lahore via Raiwind

The growing consensus about how the government is poised to complete its term is best reflected in how the PTI has lost Published Sep 23, 2016 01:14am

Well done, Anarkali

The mysterious, unyielding huddles which operated informally in Purani Anarkali not too long ago continue to be a source Published Sep 16, 2016 01:49am

The man who is the party

Work is now under progress to salvage the Muttahida from the enormous weight of its sole maker. Published Sep 09, 2016 01:12am

The tides of Jhelum

What Jhelum predicts is that the pace of alliances between the PTI and old families of influence is going to pick up. Published Sep 02, 2016 01:54am

Collision course

The LHC verdict has to be one of the most memorable moments in the lives of activists fighting for restraint... Published Aug 26, 2016 01:25am

The ‘unlikely’ parents

Lahoris are receptive to all kinds of accounts that are being dished out, and worried about the welfare of their Published Aug 19, 2016 02:23am

A perfect alibi

The logic is deceptively unassailable. How can they possibly fault the cruelty of another when they cannot identify Published Aug 12, 2016 12:48pm

The right to not disappear

How is the police file recording children’s disappearance different from a disappearance announcement made from Published Aug 05, 2016 06:32am

Local jokes

The process of election was completed around six months ago, but the local government representatives have yet to take Published Jul 29, 2016 01:34am

Situation resolved

Qandeel Baloch might have been under the impression that she could prolong the confrontation she had picked with Published Jul 22, 2016 01:26am

Under the banner

By disowning the banners, ISPR has exposed itself to the old questions about what it should be clarifying and on what Published Jul 15, 2016 01:57am

Prime minister’s caretakers

Forcing the PM into the service of this nation when he is yet to sufficiently recover would be absolutely cruel. Updated Jul 01, 2016 09:40am

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