It does not take rocket science to figure out why each of the two sides is taking the stand it is.
The atmosphere had heated up dramatically and one could feel war in the air.
Those who rather cleverly undermined popular will also made a bed in which they must lie now.
A person opposing something that saves lives must explain his position.
Pakistan will be exposed to international recrimination if the Taliban revert to their old ways.
Pakistan should be smug. It is not. There are a number of likely scenarios that must be the source of its unease.
They need international cooperation, even if recognition is not on the cards as we speak.
People are aware of their rights enshrined in the Constitution and won’t sit by idly being deprived of those yet again.
The Afghans’ deep despair was evident again after the massacre.
Do such numbers of those who lost their lives on the battlefield, belong to a force with no appetite for a fight?
‘This means I am going to lose … everything my father and I and my whole family have worked for.’
The tourists are here like a tidal wave and have swamped everything from beaches to roads to supermarkets to restaurants to local
Little accountability in countries such as India and Pakistan has meant whimsical decision-making.
The robot that is programmed to be a predator, to dominate, to hurt, to rape, to kill, will do as he pleases, where he pleases...
Danish Siddiqui represented the best in journalism at a time when all kinds of charlatans have invaded the profession.
So much blood has been shed, with very few families in the Baloch heartland unaffected by tragedy.
Pakistan’s hopes that the Taliban will always be a trusted ally who will pay heed to Islamabad’s concerns are long gone.
Communities are assisted in building infrastructure they think they need.
Higher-ups had been warning of an impending disaster but did nothing to prevent it.
The feel-good factor can cancel out some of the very negative perceptions about the PTI among low-income voters.