I.A. Rehman

Bail as of right

Bail as of right

We have regressed further from retributive justice; our system has become vindictive.

Published 06 Aug, 2020 06:36am
A Baloch ‘blogger’

A Baloch ‘blogger’

There is something to be learned from the life of Babu Abdul Karim Shorish.

Published 23 Jul, 2020 07:18am
A hybrid system?

A hybrid system?

The solution doesn’t lie in packing the cabinet with strangers.

Published 16 Jul, 2020 07:59am
Threat to academic freedom

Threat to academic freedom

It is wrong to make universities conform to the designs of those who are insensitive to pluralism.

Published 02 Jul, 2020 07:06am
Creeping religiosity

Creeping religiosity

Any demand or action can be put beyond discussion in Pakistan by wrapping it in a religious standard.

Published 25 Jun, 2020 06:40am
Best of times...

Best of times...

It’s good to be living in times when black Americans and white allies are challenging arrogant rulers.

Published 18 Jun, 2020 07:17am
Provinces vs centre

Provinces vs centre

The provincial assemblies created Pakistan, they are not the creatures of the federation.

Published 11 Jun, 2020 07:33am
Living with the virus

Living with the virus

The government will have to remain on its toes to stay ahead of the problems.

Published 28 May, 2020 07:43am
So many blind spots

So many blind spots

The main problem is that the minorities’ destiny is in the hands of the religious affairs ministry.

Published 14 May, 2020 06:36am
Playing with fire

Playing with fire

Any attempt to strengthen the federal character of the state should be welcomed.

Published 07 May, 2020 04:49am
Issues in governance

Issues in governance

It is difficult to determine which brand of the hybrid systems of rule is being followed.

Published 30 Apr, 2020 05:05am
NON-FICTION: THROUGH A LENS, BRIGHTLY

NON-FICTION: THROUGH A LENS, BRIGHTLY

S.M. Zafar’s look at Pakistan’s history, despite some biases and low production values, is a mine of information...

Published 26 Apr, 2020 06:06am
Ramazan anxieties

Ramazan anxieties

For many vendors, Ramazan is the month of unbridled profiteering.

Published 23 Apr, 2020 04:35am
A season of regrets

A season of regrets

Do ordinary Pakistanis not behave as responsible citizens because they aren’t treated as citizens?

Published 16 Apr, 2020 06:07am
Culture & poverty factors

Culture & poverty factors

Poverty, poor housing and lifestyles reduce a people’s capacity to fight a new viral epidemic.

Published 02 Apr, 2020 06:31am