Dawn News

Asha’ar Rehman

Business — and the usual

Those who stood by the PM’s side thought that their leader was justified to embarrass his chief rival. Updated Apr 24, 2015 02:56am

Early lessons in rights

The discussion on fees was taken a notch higher when in recent months the schools were required to tighten security. Updated Apr 17, 2015 02:32am

Return and reaction

The PTI’s return to the assemblies of course offers yet another opportunity for re-evaluating Imran Khan’s development Published Apr 10, 2015 01:48am

The Nawaz-Imran duo

Karachi is often the recipient of sympathies generated in Lahore in the name of fairness, democracy, development and Updated Apr 03, 2015 09:02am

The wait for a miracle

There are many who will be advocating a less complicated procedure for getting this drug that has been promoted as an Published Mar 27, 2015 02:18am

In the land of ire

Following the attack on two churches and the lynching of two ‘suspects’, various theories were extensively discussed in Published Mar 20, 2015 03:04am

Steering clear of the ’90s

The moral ground is easy to gain but difficult to retain, more difficult in the area where the party is in power. Published Mar 13, 2015 01:28am

Unusual for the times

Why, amid all these crimes, did this particular murder story get so much attention and time? Published Mar 06, 2015 01:28am

Late and not sorry

Acceptance of responsibility and, much before that, an acknowledgment that a lapse has occurred need a lot of practice. Published Feb 27, 2015 01:15am

Where friendship demands fairness

Nawaz Sharif is not quite the same man who would knock politely before entering PPP’s territory in Sindh. Published Feb 20, 2015 02:18am

Sarwar’s search for power

You could either have him or push him out; you could not make a ceremonial governor out of him was his message. Updated Feb 13, 2015 12:09pm

The urge to overstep

Those who are critical of Amir’s return to cricket are perhaps not aware of what rehabilitation involves. Published Feb 06, 2015 02:28am

The missing story

The curtain has long fallen on the phase when the timid would be overwhelmed by the directness of the message-oriented Published Jan 30, 2015 02:29am

Nation and narrative

The general requirement is of a narrative that can counter the scary propaganda of the militants who are known to have Published Jan 23, 2015 01:15am

Imran begins a new chapter

Circumstances have forced the PTI chief to not flaunt his mantra founded on the ideal of rehabilitating and co-opting Updated Jan 16, 2015 09:50am

Parts & parties that are no more

The enemy has changed and so have the techniques to administer the standard doses of punishment to him. Updated Jan 09, 2015 03:09am

Good luck Mr Prime Minister

One would be tempted by positive projections for 2015 to hope that this will be the year where the PM starts his journey Published Jan 02, 2015 01:39am

Which Romans to follow when?

There is a theory of two irreconcilable parallels that are trying to take the country in two opposite directions. Published Dec 26, 2014 01:19am

Signs of flexibility

Diehard believers have been too immersed in the PTI protest to let the ending go without expresing their disappointment Published Dec 19, 2014 02:16am

Violence and Pakistani formula

It is obvious that Imran Khan sees great promise in his legal battle against the alleged rigging of the 2013 general Updated Dec 12, 2014 07:23am