Khuda Bux Abro

Those who deny women

Ignorance is being promoted with immense diligence in Pakistan, while the gates of learning are closing down one by one. Published Jul 18, 2013 02:16pm

The din of our apathy

All our attempts to control ourselves during Ramazan start failing almost on the very first day of the holy month. Updated Jul 11, 2013 02:29pm

The month of blessings

“People can now make amends without the pain of shame. An SMS or Facebook post can easily wash off all your sins.” Updated Jul 04, 2013 06:01pm

The Sindh of Mirs, Pirs and Syeds

As entire clans have been born to rule, the same house is represented in both the government and the opposition. Published Jun 27, 2013 04:28pm

Pakistan Budget: The bitter pill

This pill is given to the masses with the reproach that swallowing it is their fate whether they like it or not. Updated Jun 21, 2013 01:59pm

The Season of Subtraction

They must get as near to the living corpse as possible anyhow so they can gnaw as much flesh as possible off it. Published May 30, 2013 12:30pm

Failure and victory

They are subduing their happiness towards their victory and are instead just yelling about their failure. Updated May 23, 2013 08:23pm

Karachi's Mandate

The people of Pakistan have spoken. If this election hasn’t brought change; at least the journey towards it has begun. Updated May 17, 2013 02:18pm

Karachi’s mandate

The people of Pakistan have spoken. And if this election hasn’t brought change; at least the journey towards it has begun. Published May 16, 2013 02:24pm

Let the games begin

After May 11th a new era of reconciliation and division shall begin where there will be more stakeholders than before. Published May 10, 2013 04:51pm

The power of the vote

Why should they tell you any of their plans? When they get elected, they won't bring the moon and stars down for you. Published Apr 25, 2013 03:18pm

Murtaza Razvi, my friend

In a country ruled by darkness, writers such as Murtaza are like a lit lamp that shines through the obscurity – even storms cannot extinguish them. Published Apr 18, 2013 12:06pm

The free and the fair

The ‘face of the judiciary’ now faces the world without a mask. Are we prepared to see what they will show us? Published Apr 11, 2013 02:51pm

April 4th is here again

At least a week in advance, the city is decorated with billboards that feature pictures of the public’s blind and deaf representatives whose faces keep getting bigger than Bhutto and Benazir’s pictures. Published Apr 04, 2013 12:45pm

The emperor’s new uniform

If Facebook fans don’t come to receive their leaders at the airport, why would they come to vote for them? Published Mar 28, 2013 12:09pm

How the land gradually devoured the sky

The sons of the city of lights, who were once armed with a school curriculum now cradle arms, plunging this city into darkness. Published Mar 21, 2013 03:01pm