Hajrah Mumtaz

Schools under siege

It would be no surprise if our schools began to resemble prisons. Published Feb 01, 2016 01:16am

Culture wars

We have yet to define what Pakistani culture constitutes. Published Jan 18, 2016 07:02am

Responses to grief

Not everyone mourned APS in a befitting manner. Published Dec 21, 2015 06:54am

Beauty & the beast

The mind can soar beyond the stars, but ugly ideas still persist. Published Dec 07, 2015 01:12am

Brand Pakistan

Who will promote heritage and culture at the national level? Published Nov 23, 2015 03:14am

Licence to drive

It seems that thousands of people drive without a licence in Karachi. Published Nov 09, 2015 01:49am

Educated militants

Extremism does not emerge from the madressah alone. Published Oct 26, 2015 01:18am

Sad city

What Karachi desperately needs is an effective mass transit system. Published Oct 12, 2015 01:18am

Beach party

No matter how pious Pakistan’s affluent classes become, their hearts only get harder. Updated Sep 28, 2015 07:58am

Madressah equation

Religious seminaries offer what Pakistan’s millions see as perks. Published Sep 14, 2015 01:42am

Seas of sewage

These days, what the beachgoer is met with is trash. Published Jul 06, 2015 06:26am

Ban the beaches

The authorities have done little to make the beach safer. Published Jun 22, 2015 01:35am

Not so soft

Issue threats and empty out public places, and half the job is done. Published Jun 08, 2015 02:14am


The Palmyra ruins may be the next IS target. Published May 25, 2015 01:36am

Beasts of burden

In its treatment of animals, society holds up a mirror to itself. Published May 11, 2015 12:46am

Waif to wraith

France has criminalised ‘excessive thinness’ in models. Published Apr 13, 2015 06:21am

Reins of narrative

Success in defeating militancy depends on a multi-faceted approach. Published Mar 16, 2015 12:52am

Golden years?

The plight of the aging has to be addressed on a war footing. Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am