I.A. Rehman

Living with the virus

Living with the virus

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

Published May 28, 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 May 14, 2020 06:36am
Playing with fire

Playing with fire

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

Published May 07, 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 Apr 30, 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 Apr 26, 2020 06:06am
Ramazan anxieties

Ramazan anxieties

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

Published Apr 23, 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 Apr 16, 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 Apr 02, 2020 06:31am
The pandemic cost

The pandemic cost

Comprehensive studies are needed on the impact of the epidemic on work, employment and incomes.

Published Mar 26, 2020 06:49am
Muslim women’s struggle

Muslim women’s struggle

Muslim women the world over and their allies among Muslim men continue to face a challenge from extremists.

Published Mar 12, 2020 07:02am
Trifling with governance

Trifling with governance

By reviving the patwari’s position, the Punjab government has reaffirmed its fidelity to the colonial system.

Published Mar 05, 2020 06:46am
Media under fire

Media under fire

The biggest losers of the practice of shooting the messenger are the government and the people.

Published Feb 27, 2020 07:23am
Give them work and wages

Give them work and wages

The unemployment situation has acquired some extremely weird features.

Published Feb 20, 2020 06:58am
Politics without culture?

Politics without culture?

In the hands of immature cadres, the ceaseless denunciation of fellow politicians assumes coarser forms.

Published Feb 13, 2020 07:03am
Balochistan’s undying dream

Balochistan’s undying dream

Throughout the decades, Balochistan’s quislings and external forces have tried to suppress the 1932 agenda.

Published Feb 06, 2020 07:01am
Overhaul the NAB law

Overhaul the NAB law

If the accountability law is not a proper vehicle for preventing corruption, NAB may be restructured as a commission.

Updated Jan 30, 2020 10:58am