Refashioning society

Umair Javed
As of this moment, political parties and their ancillary organisations are the only ones capable of carrying out a Published Dec 22, 2014 03:08am

Fade to black

Hajrah Mumtaz
The confused and conflicted mindset of the citizenry portends even more distress. Updated Dec 22, 2014 08:30am

Not on their watch

Cyril Almeida
The political and military leadership knows it can happen again. It knows it can’t stop it from happening again. Updated Dec 21, 2014 12:31pm

Walk the talk

Abbas Nasir
For far too long, we as individuals have learned to find comfort and solace in muted protest. Published Dec 20, 2014 01:01am

Oil price windfall

If it is true that the declines are due to geopolitical reasons, then they can reverse very quickly. Updated Dec 22, 2014 07:03am

Security threat

The death penalties in response to the Peshawar carnage triggered threats of attacks to avenge. Updated Dec 22, 2014 07:16am

Cricket defeat

Pakistan’s preparations for the upcoming World Cup received a setback of sorts with the 3-2 defeat against the Kiwis. Updated Dec 22, 2014 10:51am

A slippery slope

Troubling is a country seeking public executions and calling for deaths of militants. Updated Dec 21, 2014 10:19am

Crackdown in Turkey

BY taking arbitrary measures and showing authoritarian tendencies, Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be vindicating his... Published Dec 21, 2014 06:44am

Bashing K-Electric

THERE is much to hold K-Electric accountable for. But the gratuitous bashing of the power utility and its... Updated Dec 21, 2014 10:01am

A turning point?

Apologists for extremism should be held to account. Mr. Aziz even refused to condemn the massacre of students. Updated Dec 20, 2014 09:20am

Condemn, condole… then what?

PESHAWAR saw heart-breaking mayhem. We will condemn, we will condole, we will mourn, and then what? Another ... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am

Every eye cries

THE attack on the school in Peshawar is an attack on humanity which cannot be forgiven or forgotten. It has shaken... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am

Blaming victims

A TV anchor while commenting on the Peshawar incident held that we faced this because we have been sowing the seeds... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am

Senseless killing

IT has been a day of great pain for us across the border to see events of the day unfold. Many among us have watched... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am

Palestinians’ plight

THIS refers to the report, ‘US urges caution as Palestinians bid for UN vote’ (Dec 17). The report, among other... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am

Whither Pakistan?

THE originator of the term Pakistan, Chaudhry Rehmat Ali, says: “I observed Chillahs and prayed for Allah’s... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am

Hockey: defeatist mindset

THIS refers to the report ‘Green-shirts clicked when it mattered most, says Islah’ (Dec 12). Pakistan’s chief... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am