Signs of flexibility

Asha’ar Rehman
Diehard believers have been too immersed in the PTI protest to let the ending go without expresing their disappointment Published Dec 19, 2014 02:16am

Rage and grief

Khurram Husain
The fragile unity shown at the conference will need to be held on to through a series of gruelling tests. Published Dec 18, 2014 12:54am

Tyrannical tactics

Zahid Hussain
The PTI’s arrogance has become increasingly evident with the swelling of the crowds at its rallies. Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:12am

Saving second wives

Rafia Zakaria
Women must be informed that they can refuse polygamous arrangements by the insertion of an anti-polygamy clause in Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:14am

The right decision

Khan takes a great decision to call off sit-in, now the onus of responsibility on the PML-N is greater than ever. Updated Dec 19, 2014 10:29am

Death for terrorism

Capital punishment would be ineffective in the case of those militants who resort to suicide bombing. Updated Dec 19, 2014 08:56am

Cuba’s victory

Obama had the courage to do away with a five-decade old “outdated approach” and restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. Updated Dec 19, 2014 07:25am

Challenge for politicians

Any strategy against terrorism would only be successful, if the country’s political leadership own and support it. Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:04am

Attack on media team

Only condemnations for violence against media teams in their programs are not enough for party leaders. Updated Dec 18, 2014 07:23am

Assault on education

The militants have declared war on education, its time to uproot these avowed opponents of learning. Updated Dec 18, 2014 07:28am

New blood-soaked benchmark

The tragedy struck a collective psychological blow that the country will take a long time to recover from, if ever. Updated Dec 17, 2014 02:24pm

Feeling angst and pain for Pakistan

I AM several thousand miles away, but today I felt closer to Pakistan than I have in many years. Today I felt... Published Dec 19, 2014 06:16am

Terrorists’ sanctuaries

AS a horrofic national tragedy has happened, serious questions need to be raised. If the masterminds are in... Published Dec 19, 2014 06:16am

Delayed action

THIS putative plan of action that all politicians have sworn to frame through a committee required the death of 146... Published Dec 19, 2014 06:16am

Funeral for 131 flowers

IN my 57 years of existence I have seen flowers at many, many funerals, but this is the first time that I have seen ... Published Dec 19, 2014 06:16am

Enemy within

WE were glued to our TV all day wondering what would happen next. It is a tragedy of unimaginable proportions. Our... Published Dec 19, 2014 06:16am

Unanimous action

THE terrible deed committed in Peshawar cannot be washed away by words or condolences. It was one of the darkest ... Published Dec 19, 2014 06:16am


Heart wet with tears Eyes dry with despair Tongue frozen in grief Yet the spirit throbs with hope That despite the... Published Dec 19, 2014 06:16am