OPINION

The next democratic

THE National Assembly speaker has notified the Electoral Reforms Committee. It has 22 Assembly members and 11...

Newspeak

Some in the media strive to paint Israel as the victim.

A new Kayani moment?

Obsessed with politics, clumsy with security, it’s a horror show of quite stunning proportions.

EDITORIAL

Article 245: questions remain

NOW that Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan has deigned to inform the public about his government’s alleged thinking...

Attack on Ahmadis

THE latest attack on Ahmadis, in Gujranwala, came complete with the usual features. A group of people, angered by an...

Lunar matters

IN Pakistan, celebrating Eid on different days has become an annual tradition, just like devouring delectable...

Shadow of political instability

Surely, it is no longer enough for the PTI to say that it only wants change and reforms within the Constitution.

Sectarian killings

Promises have lost their purpose because nobody believes them now and because they have not been accompanied by a plan.

Cashing in on Eid

Last year, the amount printed was Rs135bn. The year before it was Rs114bn. This year the amount is more than Rs157bn

A controversial move

BY now, it has become apparent that neither is the PML-N government particularly good at explaining what it does, ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Parking plazas & mafias

THIS is apropos Manzar Bhatti’s letter ‘Parking mafia’ (July 7) wherein he has stated the ordeal of his car...

Plant breeders’ rights

AIMING at protecting rights of plant breeders under intellectual property rights, the federal government plans to...

Govt schools’ employees

THIS refers to the letter ‘Tax on education’ (July 23) by Dr Muneer Bhurgri who has to pay extra tax on ...

A-level students’ woes

THIS is apropos the letter ‘A-Level students’ woes’ (July 21) by Ahmed Hasan Ansari. Having an A Level...

Population explosion

SINCE Z.A. Bhutto’s time no politician has raised a voice, offered incentives and put out bold warnings against...

Our priorities

IF we Pakistanis were to count our problems, the list would be never-ending. Maulana Roomi said, “A nation can ...

PIA fares

PIA has increased its economy class fares by over 60pc for travel between Karachi and upcountry (Lahore, Islamabad,...

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