Punjab’s two National Assembly seats are central to the on-going conflict between the PML-N and PTI.
Nadeem F. Paracha
The story of a Pakistani carpenter's son and the 1979 seige of the Grand Mosque in Makkah.
In this city, there are stories hidden in every street corner.
The most intriguing character of the movement was a middle-aged Sindhi man who suddenly jumped in front of Zia's limo.
Remembering the quasi-communist coup attempt in 1951.
A former AZO member e-mailed me insisting that ‘a lot of the boys who ended up in Libya and Syria, did not vanish.’
Reinventing some breaking news from last week, Paracha packs a hilarious punch.
Sindh is changing today. The Sindhi-speaking middle-class is on the up and GM Syed is not as central a figure as before.
Hair-raising tales of illegal immigrants.
Not much has been written about the man who transformed Bhutto from being a lost politician into the force behind PPP.
From education to security and human development, all avenues need to be financed - through taxation.
Aisi Tesi Hypocrisy is a reprisal of Aisi Tesi Democracy and also a manifestation of slow changes in the army's mindset
When Misbah was recalled to the team and handed over captaincy, Pakistan was in the midst of an existential crisis.
West-returned Pakistanis are now perceived to be 'better Muslims’ than those living in Pakistan.
In Pakistan, the bustards began to be hunted by men who became their greatest adversaries: Rich Arab sheikhs.
For decades various areas in NW Pakistan have gained infamy for being bastions of extreme right-wing militant outfits.
These writings were instrumental in constructing socio-political narratives of Pakistan and in shaping govt policies.
There is substantial political history behind the mushrooming of militant sectarian outfits.
It got so bad that Scandinavian countries suggested to the UN that both India and Pakistan be shifted to the North Pole.
The story of a man floating through different faiths and beliefs in his quest for his rights and values.