23 August, 2014 / Shawwal 26, 1435

Death by a thousand cuts

If political parties were talking to each other as they would in any democracy we would have had a lot of answers by now

Tenuous ties

By cancelling talks with Pakistan, what does Modi intend to convey?

PTI’s empty threats

The threats being issued by the PTI, and the demands being made, show a fundamental disconnect with reality.


Extent of the problem

This has to be one of the longest stand-offs in the history of the capital.

The polio challenge

Despite the escalating risk, Pakistan is simply failing to keep up with the polio challenge.

Guessing game

Prime Minister Sharif failed to capitalise on the mood in parliament yesterday.

Report on mass graves

The tribunal should have come down hard on the investigating authorities for failing to properly probe the case.

US journalist’s murder

The beheading of the journalist highlights the barbaric mindset that has become the hallmark of terror groups worldwide.

Déjà vu

Surely, the ouster of an elected government now will only embolden the dark forces that stalk this country.


Imran’s choice Gandhi’s way

IT appears that Imran and his advisers have little knowledge of history and particularly of Gandhi’s civil...

Civil disobedience

UNDOUBTEDLY, Imran Khan is a popular leader who is using an effective source to destabilise the government thorough...

PTI’s conundrum

THE Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf billed itself as a democratic party, but KhyberPakhtunkhwa is still devoid of local...

Politics of blackmail

BRINGING a few thousand supporters to Islamabad and then asking for the resignation of a democratically-elected...

Partition generation

AUGUST 14 is a memorable day for all Pakistanis, but more so for those who migrated after partition from India to...

Traffic hazard

DRIVING on Rashid Minhas Road from Millennium Shopping Mall till the NIPA bridge for regular users of this...

Plea to SHC chief justice

THIS is an appeal by a 70-year-old man to the Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court.Your Lordship, I have a case...