Abbas Nasir

Cause for legit outrage

Cause for legit outrage

How bleak life must be for a brilliant young man, who returned to the country to bring light to university students. Updated 29 Jan, 2023 09:16am
Hell hath no fury…

Hell hath no fury…

Burning the house down won’t solve any issue on its own. Published 22 Jan, 2023 07:49am
Economic powder keg

Economic powder keg

It is time our leaders acknowledge that radical restructuring is the only way forward and the days of the elite profiting from a Published 08 Jan, 2023 06:48am
Explosive revelations — really?

Explosive revelations — really?

Accountability of the high and mighty can never become a reality unless real, meaningful democracy is firmly bedded down. Updated 01 Jan, 2023 10:11am
Killing fields

Killing fields

The Baloch are furious at being treated like an alien presence on their own soil. Updated 27 Dec, 2022 08:46am
Rubbish priorities

Rubbish priorities

Divisions and fissures are making any healing or rebuilding almost impossible. Updated 18 Dec, 2022 09:13am
The issue that matters

The issue that matters

When we look at the demeanour of our top-level national leaders we are right to feel troubled... Published 11 Dec, 2022 05:53am
Winds of change or illusions?

Winds of change or illusions?

Major changes were twice introduced after periods of military rule and tweaked with the change in command. Updated 04 Dec, 2022 08:58am
Proof of the pudding

Proof of the pudding

It is difficult to say whether his successors will live up to the "cathartic" statement by retiring army chief. Updated 27 Nov, 2022 09:51am
Weight on new chief’s shoulders

Weight on new chief’s shoulders

Those who did their job professionally and walked away after being drawn into a controversy did no harm to the country. Updated 20 Nov, 2022 08:51am
An attempt at lucidity

An attempt at lucidity

What we have is extreme anxiety fuelled by daylong consumption of highly partisan ‘analysis’. Updated 13 Nov, 2022 08:37am
Imran Khan in pole position

Imran Khan in pole position

We may be right in assuming that the PTI’s march is not likely to resume before the new year, if at all it does. Updated 06 Nov, 2022 09:24am
A dismal scenario

A dismal scenario

After every failed experiment, the architects and engineers say that ‘nation-building’ is a thing of the past. Published 23 Oct, 2022 07:40am
PTI winning the narratives war

PTI winning the narratives war

No party seems to have done any research on the voting intentions of the 15m new voters added to the electoral rolls... Updated 16 Oct, 2022 07:55am
Warning against belligerence?

Warning against belligerence?

Khan’s stand-off poses a huge dilemma to those opposed to the establishment’s interference in politics... Updated 09 Oct, 2022 08:08am
Real issues pushed aside

Real issues pushed aside

The media has let itself down, and equally the user/consumer, as this was an opportune moment to start that vital conversation. Updated 02 Oct, 2022 09:08am
Name the chief, then what?

Name the chief, then what?

The point is that any chief will represent his personal and institutional interests once elevated to office. Updated 18 Sep, 2022 08:43am