Women do not find street harassment flattering, we must start treating it as grave ordeal with devastating repercussions.
As no good deed goes unpunished, the very people who try to resurrect peace between the two countries are the first to be targeted as scapegoats.
Dealing with the death of a loved one is always agonising but the knowledge that it was untimely makes it much more difficult.
“Seeing their faces will make you understand that what they have chosen has been the lesser of two evils as a last resort.”
I can vouch for the dedication and resilience of Pakistanis who strive hard to make their country a better place for everyone.
It takes years to convince people on both sides of the border to initiate a peace process but only takes an unfortunate minute for us to be back at square one.
Is it not enough that fanatics disallow the Ahmadi community to live peacefully in Pakistan, that now they must destroy their final resting places also?
For many, Ajmal Kasab’s hanging brought closure, whereas for some his “speedy” trial raised questions about the Indian judiciary.
While we don’t think twice about spending on expensive recreation, we do make certain to hire domestic help at the cheapest possible rates.
“I was not invited to events and people would look at me suspiciously when I laughed.”
Anyone who believes that women are promoted easily should evaluate the upper echelon of corporate hierarchy.
I watch as people fight over the missing persons issue; and wonder if they realise that my family hasn’t celebrated Eid since he went missing.
Adding defenseless students to their hit-list speaks volumes about the motives of the Pakistani Taliban.
Isn’t it ironic that a nation founded for minorities, is now one of the top ranked countries where minorities are marginalised to heinous extents?
The trend of putting a price tag on blasphemers who have displeased the society has very unfortunately gained acceptability in the Muslim world.
From The Satanic Verses to Innocence of Muslims and all that happened in between, the situation has not changed.
By playing with the minds of our children we are giving rise to a society where the rights of anyone who is not a Pakistani and a Sunni Muslim are irrelevant.
Dear Mr Manmohan Singh, many Pakistanis will refuse to admit this but most of us would like to be considered eligible for Indian nationality.
Perhaps what is most disappointing is the knowledge that it is not just hate-mongering militants spewing venom against Pakistani Shias in the country.
The color white in the Pakistani flag that represents our minorities should be replaced with black for the dismal future we offer to them as citizens of this state.