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Asha’ar Rehman

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

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