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Abbas Nasir

Protest power from Poland to Fata

Protest power from Poland to Fata

Asma faced an orchestrated campaign of lies where her patriotism and integrity were routinely questioned. Published Feb 17, 2018 03:55am
Farewell Waja Siddiq Baluch

Farewell Waja Siddiq Baluch

Siddiq Baluch used to tell his friends that he spent four years in prison for a four-month stint as the governor’s PR. Updated Feb 10, 2018 11:12am
PML-N ups the ante

PML-N ups the ante

In campaigning on the victimhood platform, Maryam Nawaz and her team seem to be setting the PML-N agenda. Updated Feb 03, 2018 10:13am
Unlawful deaths: a collective failure

Unlawful deaths: a collective failure

What can one say when a premeditated murder perpetrated by state officials snatches a young man from his loved ones? Updated Jan 27, 2018 09:51am
Oblivious of the long term

Oblivious of the long term

The involvement of state institutions in mainstream and social media has become dangerously deep. Published Jan 13, 2018 06:53am
Balochistan on the boil again

Balochistan on the boil again

Why the move to oust the elected chief minister via a no-confidence motion just six months ahead of an election? Published Jan 06, 2018 04:33am
Happy augury but just

Happy augury but just

As democracy is still evolving in Pakistan, it would be foolish to expect a turbulence-free ride. Published Dec 23, 2017 07:23am
Image or reality?

Image or reality?

The concern is firmly with our image and expressing outrage at the ‘traitors’ who sell ‘negative stories’ abroad. Published Dec 16, 2017 07:12am
A little dissent, please

A little dissent, please

Peaceful dissent is vital for society. Each time we have forgotten this, the consequences have been disastrous. Published Dec 09, 2017 07:01am
Rocky ride ahead?

Rocky ride ahead?

The civilians and the military need to learn to work with each other. Published Dec 03, 2017 07:18am
Comparing chalk and cheese

Comparing chalk and cheese

Should the civil-military tussle prevent civilian setups from delivering good governance in areas where they do indeed Published Nov 25, 2017 07:06am
Some good news

Some good news

Pak-Afghan cooperation has helped reduce the incidence of polio. Published Nov 18, 2017 06:59am
Many pieces of the jigsaw

Many pieces of the jigsaw

Let’s look at why this shotgun marriage was fast becoming inevitable. Updated Nov 11, 2017 09:58am
What’s acceptable, what’s not

What’s acceptable, what’s not

The purpose isn’t to join one outraged camp or the other. It is simply to understand what happens in ER. Updated Nov 04, 2017 10:42am
Pink rays of light

Pink rays of light

Breast cancer is curable if detected early. What is not is a regressive mindset. Updated Oct 28, 2017 10:25am
Inspired by ‘Me too’

Inspired by ‘Me too’

For far too long, men have either been in denial or ignorant of the scale of the problem. Updated Jan 29, 2018 11:48pm
The growing khaki shadow

The growing khaki shadow

The record of Pakistani rulers in uniform is no better; in fact, it is actually worse than that of the civilians. Published Oct 14, 2017 07:00am
A treasure trove of history

A treasure trove of history

Just a little access and the massage of journalists’ egos earned the military friends for life. Published Oct 07, 2017 06:08am