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F.S. Aijazuddin

The mobile phoenix

The mobile phoenix

How has China been able to transform itself? Published Oct 04, 2018 07:01am
Superpatriots

Superpatriots

We are unicellular patriots, prone to ‘splittism’. Published Sep 20, 2018 06:26am
Poetic diplomacy

Poetic diplomacy

What would Vajpayee have made of our new leadership? Updated Sep 06, 2018 02:59pm
A fresh swarm?

A fresh swarm?

This morning is the darkened dawn that Nawaz was not meant to see. Published Jul 26, 2018 05:57am
Shape of parliament

Shape of parliament

Is Western-style democracy a cold-climate plant, unable to withstand hotter climes? Published Jul 12, 2018 06:00am
Buried alive

Buried alive

‘Did our graves deserve such precipitate, speedy interest by officialdom?’ Published Jun 28, 2018 06:36am
Copying neighbours

Copying neighbours

There’s no country that hasn’t tried to reform its civil service. Published Jun 14, 2018 06:53am
Chattering mynahs

Chattering mynahs

‘Spy Chronicles’ contains 33 chapters, some surprising, many incendiary. Published May 31, 2018 07:10am
Stinging rebukes

Stinging rebukes

Religion is not the opiate of the masses; security is. Published May 03, 2018 07:02am
NON-FICTION: STAMPING POSTERITY

NON-FICTION: STAMPING POSTERITY

A sumptuous volume is not only a tribute to a legendary stamp designer, but also a visual chronicle Published Apr 22, 2018 07:20am
Summer woes

Summer woes

As the general elections draw near, the knuckle bones of prediction are again up in the air. Updated Apr 19, 2018 10:18am
History counts

History counts

In turbulent times like this, it is wise to stay silent. Published Apr 05, 2018 07:05am
Fake elections

Fake elections

The public interest has become a Rubik’s Cube rotated at will. Published Mar 22, 2018 07:14am
Much maligned

Much maligned

Did Aurangzeb spend his last 50 years destroying Hindu temples? Published Mar 08, 2018 02:25am
Ice sculptures

Ice sculptures

The love he nurtured for Ruttie was deep, sincere and sustained. Published Feb 22, 2018 06:55am
Best left unlived

Best left unlived

Mobs suffer from double defects: hysteria, and amnesia. Published Feb 08, 2018 07:05am
Housing in-laws

Housing in-laws

The Bhutto mausoleum is a monument to retroactive devotion. Published Jan 25, 2018 03:04am
Apron strings

Apron strings

For Trump, Pakistan has all the stale allure of a spent spouse. Published Jan 11, 2018 07:11am