Dawn News


Women in politics

In Pakistan’s political arena, women are acceptable only as proxies or an extension of male politicians. Published May 25, 2015 01:36am

The Bol implosion

Axact became Axact because exactly everyone in the state structure who was supposed to do their job, didn’t do their job Updated May 24, 2015 10:06am

More ominous signs

Radicalism in Pakistan and elsewhere in the Muslim world isn’t necessarily a function of deprivation and poverty alone. Updated May 23, 2015 10:09am

Pumping growth

Falling inflation is a fact and there is little justification for keeping interest rates up as the CPI drops to 4.8pc. Updated May 25, 2015 04:51am

Balochistan’s troubles

Simply outsourcing the security dimension to the army-led security establishment is not the answer. Updated May 25, 2015 04:40am

Protection of minorities

The govt must pursue the cause of justice in every instance of violence, not only the most egregious ones. Updated May 25, 2015 04:35am

Saudi mosque bombing

IS has made clear its intentions — and capabilities — and has demonstrated the vulnerabilities of the Saudi state. Updated May 24, 2015 10:04am

Cybercrime bill

The controversy came to a head a little when Minister of State for IT had announced that the bill had been finalised. Updated May 24, 2015 09:55am

Cricket resumption

A full celebration will have to wait until the completion of the tour by the Zimbabweans later this month. Updated May 24, 2015 09:59am

Security operation fallout

FOLLOWING the ongoing security operation in Karachi, the government and law-enforcement agencies have taken many... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Question to senators

THIS is apropos the news item ‘Senators want increase in age-limit for CSS exam candidates’ (May15). The reason... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Nation’s image

IT is true, as said by every politician and every TV channel, that the nation’s reputation has been badly ... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Fire tragedy

THIS is apropos your editorial ‘Fire tragedy’ (May 19). Whereas the media, both print and electronic, has... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Excessive billing

I live in Modern Colony, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore. I deposited Rs2,100 in the Habib Bank branch, Pindi Stop, Kot Lakhpat,... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Whither democracy?

WHY is it that we have failed to inculcate the essence of democracy among our ranks even after 67 years of ... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Water crisis

APROPOS Faiza Riaz’s letter (May 20), I would like to add that water is scarce, but as compared to natural gas its... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am