Abbas Nasir

A life cut short so cruelly

A life cut short so cruelly

Danish Siddiqui represented the best in journalism at a time when all kinds of charlatans have invaded the profession. Published 18 Jul, 2021 07:07am
Balochistan conundrum

Balochistan conundrum

So much blood has been shed, with very few families in the Baloch heartland unaffected by tragedy. Updated 12 Jul, 2021 08:14am
Looming Afghan disaster

Looming Afghan disaster

Pakistan’s hopes that the Taliban will always be a trusted ally who will pay heed to Islamabad’s concerns are long gone. Updated 04 Jul, 2021 07:37am
Not all is doom and gloom

Not all is doom and gloom

Communities are assisted in building infrastructure they think they need. Published 27 Jun, 2021 06:52am
Train crash tragedy foretold

Train crash tragedy foretold

Higher-ups had been warning of an impending disaster but did nothing to prevent it. Published 20 Jun, 2021 06:29am
PML-N bad cop outfoxed

PML-N bad cop outfoxed

The feel-good factor can cancel out some of the very negative perceptions about the PTI among low-income voters. Updated 13 Jun, 2021 08:10am
Faint ray of hope gone too

Faint ray of hope gone too

Not only the transgressors but the ‘opposition’ political parties too will be judged brutally by history. Published 06 Jun, 2021 06:31am
Unimpeded by facts

Unimpeded by facts

The torture seemed to have continued till life was squeezed out of Saleem Shahzad’s body. Published 30 May, 2021 07:16am
‘Zero plus zero is zero’

‘Zero plus zero is zero’

Palestinians will continue to take to the social media to shake the world’s conscience. Updated 23 May, 2021 08:16am
No Eid for Sachal

No Eid for Sachal

All this pain has been inflicted on man by man. When reason fails, this is what man resorts to. Naked barbarity. Published 16 May, 2021 05:44am
The emerging equilibrium

The emerging equilibrium

Even if he is allowed to leave, Shehbaz Sharif will have a mountain to climb. Published 09 May, 2021 07:03am
Rudderless in the Covid storm

Rudderless in the Covid storm

Any talk of restricting movement of people, of limiting huge congregations, which are called superspreader events, is taboo. Updated 25 Apr, 2021 08:14am
Missing I.A. Rehman’s wisdom

Missing I.A. Rehman’s wisdom

Does the state of Pakistan, all institutions included, have the political will to address the runaway intolerance in society and Published 18 Apr, 2021 07:24am
Let women be, control the man

Let women be, control the man

Men need to be educated and then read the riot act. The enforcement of the law must be merciless in such cases. Updated 11 Apr, 2021 01:00pm
PDM collapse no relief for PTI

PDM collapse no relief for PTI

This remarkable day in the life of the PTI at the centre was replicated by a day in the life of the PTI in Punjab. Updated 04 Apr, 2021 08:18am
The rocky road to peace

The rocky road to peace

An unjust peace can’t deliver the sort of stability everyone in the region yearns for. Updated 28 Mar, 2021 08:34am
Imperatives for security

Imperatives for security

It is apparent what sort of challenges the authors of Pakistan’s national security policy will face in the coming months. Updated 21 Mar, 2021 08:28am
Never a dull moment

Never a dull moment

Does the opposition have the appeal to galvanise its claimed massive support? Published 14 Mar, 2021 06:47am
Cornered tiger or lame duck?

Cornered tiger or lame duck?

So, where do we go next? Clearly, the next indication will be the Senate chairman’s election. Published 07 Mar, 2021 06:54am