F.S. Aijazuddin

‘If I am…’

‘If I am…’

Rational Pakistanis feel disconcerted by two recent public statements. Published 19 May, 2022 07:41am
Striped donkeys

Striped donkeys

Today’s Pakistan is a Rubik’s cube of changing political patterns. Published 12 May, 2022 07:53am
Not cricket

Not cricket

Our president — the human symbol of our nation — displays his partisanship, like his medical qualification, for all to see. Updated 28 Apr, 2022 08:44am
To Rwanda

To Rwanda

Have we outgrown our periodical relapse into stratocracy? Published 21 Apr, 2022 07:27am
Political lobotomy

Political lobotomy

PTI’s exit from the NA has serious constitutional implications. Published 14 Apr, 2022 07:17am
The Iron Throne

The Iron Throne

Forced to scavenge for allies, he is perceived as indulging in the same horse-trading that he condemned in his opponents. Updated 31 Mar, 2022 08:43am
Our own Ukraine

Our own Ukraine

Is our Constitution a mere bauble in the hands of a selected prince? Published 24 Mar, 2022 07:10am
After the deluge

After the deluge

Who understudies the major actors in Islamabad? Published 17 Mar, 2022 06:58am
Press ‘Enter’

Press ‘Enter’

Will Putin extend his boot-print across Europe? Updated 10 Mar, 2022 08:57am
Too little, too late

Too little, too late

Ukraine and Russia are embroiled in their own World War III. Updated 03 Mar, 2022 08:59am
Swim, or sink

Swim, or sink

The timing of the Russia visit is fraught with implications. Updated 24 Feb, 2022 08:40am
Laws, sans justice

Laws, sans justice

It would take over 20 years to clear just the backlog. Updated 18 Feb, 2022 04:52pm
Tireless icons

Tireless icons

Listening to Lata live was a privilege. Published 10 Feb, 2022 07:45am
Optimistic oracle

Optimistic oracle

None is ready to prescribe the right diet... Updated 03 Feb, 2022 05:32pm
The feet of my eyes

The feet of my eyes

Bhitai did not belong to one area or to one time. Published 27 Jan, 2022 07:55am
The new nobility

The new nobility

Dust covers every space that once held value. Published 20 Jan, 2022 06:48am
Scoring with bodies

Scoring with bodies

Negligent officials’ failures scar us as a society. Updated 13 Jan, 2022 07:29am
Shearing sheep

Shearing sheep

Collecting taxes caused a migraine even to the pharaohs. Published 06 Jan, 2022 07:13am
Rusted hearts

Rusted hearts

Desmond Tutu’s memory is laden with honours. Updated 30 Dec, 2021 07:54am