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Abbas Nasir

Constructive criticism schooling

The really positive aspect of NAB’s zealous work is that where it does not have evidence of corruption it ... Published Jul 20, 2019 06:58am

Opposition strikes back

If Hasil Bizenjo is indeed elected Senate chairman, it would be a very significant development. Published Jul 13, 2019 07:20am

Innocent till proven guilty

One wonders why Rana Sanaullah, who told a number of journalists in recent weeks that he feared arrest... Published Jul 06, 2019 06:59am

Opposition’s way forward

The only concrete manifestation of the opposition’s coming together was the decision to change the Senate chairman. Updated Jun 30, 2019 08:45am

A technocratic heaven?

The consumerism that easy cash fuelled in society can be blamed for many of our problems after Musharraf stepped down. Published Jun 22, 2019 06:59am

The scary ‘kill’ fetish

We could opt for the democratic path where the rulers accept legitimate criticism. Updated Jun 15, 2019 08:59am

Indignity or a security check?

Passing through Pakistan’s airport security can be an ordeal for those with disabilities. Published Jun 08, 2019 07:17am

PM’s toughest test

Business leaders emphasised the importance of continuity of policies. Published Jun 01, 2019 07:32am

A government in disarray

While the prime minister is keen on being seen as the man in charge, evidence is emerging to the contrary. Published May 25, 2019 07:24am

The only way forward

The process via which justice is delivered needs to be uncontroversial, transparent and above board. Published May 18, 2019 07:04am

The making of a patriot

Propelled by his fury at what he perceived as a slight by the PPP, Jam Sadiq’s strong-arm tactics caused ... Published May 11, 2019 07:09am

Only PPP can say ‘peccavi’

Since Zia deposed Bhutto, there have been repeated attempts to send the latter’s PPP on a one-way trip to oblivion. Published May 04, 2019 07:01am

PTI’s moment of truth

Winning an election on an anti-corruption platform, along with other decisive factors, may have been the easy part. Published Apr 27, 2019 07:08am

Project PTI in peril?

If Asad Umar was aware of the impending decision, he gave no hint of it. Published Apr 20, 2019 06:41am

Impunity must end

Threat and attacks come from many directions, and mistakes do happen when responding to them. But still, the loss of Published Apr 13, 2019 06:28am

Let’s reflect as we hail Ardern

Who knows how much Muslim rage at the Christchurch atrocity Jacinda Ardern has single-handedly defused? Published Mar 23, 2019 06:59am