Editorial

Lessons from Chernobyl

There is a nuclear power complex adjacent to Karachi. The idea of an accident is sobering indeed. Published Apr 30, 2016 06:01am

Fata reforms

Narrow interests appear to be dominating the conversation on Fata reforms. Published Apr 30, 2016 06:01am

Another ‘confession’

The objective of this video on this occasion is perhaps to remind the public of the MQM’s other alleged misdeeds. Published Apr 30, 2016 06:01am

Probing Panama

FOR those interested in knowing how any investigation of the Panama leaks is likely to be derailed eventually, look... Published Apr 29, 2016 03:11am

Ban on ‘Maalik’

There is no doubt that space is rapidly shrinking in the country for the multiplicity of views. Updated Apr 29, 2016 10:49am

More seats for women

Sindh Assembly’s consensus on protective legislation aimed at women and children sets a precedent for other provinces. Published Apr 29, 2016 03:10am

Pak-India dialogue

Mr Chaudhry and Mr Jaishankar were sent into the meeting with orders to take a tough line. Both men obliged. Published Apr 28, 2016 06:38am

Women in JI shura

The question is whether women’s presence in the shura will make a difference to JI’s policies on gender issues. Published Apr 28, 2016 06:38am

Accountability powers

NAB has lost whatever little credibility it had ever since political interference in its operations became manifest. Published Apr 28, 2016 06:38am

Bangladesh killings

Only wise decisions by political leadership of Bangladesh can propel the country in the right direction. Published Apr 27, 2016 06:44am

Taking on the timber mafia

Replacing the lost forest cover and fighting against those who demolish it is not an easy task. Published Apr 27, 2016 06:44am

Doctors’ strike

It is once again at a stage that requires firefighters who could emerge from the ranks of the senior doctors. Published Apr 27, 2016 06:44am

Rallies of little importance

Sadly, political rallies are easier to organise than the hard work of legislative change and political reform. Updated Apr 26, 2016 08:37am

Drug shortage

The authorities refuse to be awakened from their slumber. Published Apr 26, 2016 04:41am

Backlog of cases

The symbiotic link between progress and a functioning, accessible legal system has been demonstrated time and again. Published Apr 26, 2016 04:41am

Climate agreement

For a front-line state, Pakistan should show far more robust action on climate change. Published Apr 25, 2016 06:48am

US pressure once again

The US appears to once again be directionless in its Afghan policy, especially the Pakistani dimension of it. Updated Apr 26, 2016 01:13pm

Medieval punishments

Legal instruments to outlaw barbaric acts must be implemented. Published Apr 25, 2016 06:48am

Prime minister’s speeches

IN the unfortunate political history of this country, there have been many ill-advised speeches to the nation by... Published Apr 24, 2016 06:58am

Violence in Okara

MUCH as the powers that be may wish it was not so, sometimes the exploited classes will stand their ground. So it is... Published Apr 24, 2016 06:58am