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Asha’ar Rehman

Underneath a town

Underneath a town

Time and again, journalists have been frustrated in their effort to highlight the terrors that lurk beneath Kasur’s neat Published Jan 12, 2018 01:27am
Where the departed dare

Where the departed dare

Who would want to buy the simplistic scenario in which Nawaz and Shahbaz are not shown to be at each other’s throats? Updated Dec 29, 2017 08:53am
Triumphalism, Pakistani style

Triumphalism, Pakistani style

What kind of a reaction can one expect from a powerful ruler who thinks he has been vindicated by the court over a pet Published Dec 15, 2017 07:05am
Weight of the moderates

Weight of the moderates

It has always been a matter of giving a call and they are set to flock to the squares. Published Dec 08, 2017 06:50am
An end unto itself

An end unto itself

Truth be told, the PML-N government has already been ousted. Published Dec 01, 2017 07:04am
Escape to manhood

Escape to manhood

This slowdown from Greece onwards has led to a dearth of work opportunities — and to a lower fee for human smugglers. Published Nov 24, 2017 01:53am
The long wait for breakup

The long wait for breakup

One important factor that binds the PML-N for now is the uncertainty about when the general election will be held. Published Nov 17, 2017 06:53am
Pre-poll routine

Pre-poll routine

The old victim card, the martyrs and the emotional speeches at their last resting places have not helped the party. Published Nov 10, 2017 01:27am
A prolonged role for Maryam

A prolonged role for Maryam

What are Nawaz Sharif’s own preferences? Does he favour Shahbaz Sharif or Maryam Nawaz? Published Nov 03, 2017 07:01am
The corruption tag

The corruption tag

Bilawal has chosen to be an extension of his father rather than a solution to him. Published Oct 27, 2017 01:34am
Two sides to a family

Two sides to a family

The romantics must have been hurt — they had been predicting that there would be no split in the family. Updated Oct 20, 2017 07:37am
Saviour on a bike

Saviour on a bike

The motorcycle ambulance is yet another example of how Shahbaz Sharif takes the lead in bringing concepts home. Published Oct 13, 2017 02:57am
Travels with a donkey

Travels with a donkey

So many of us have waited all this time to get our trophy — this low-ranking cart operator and his dead donkey to blame Published Oct 06, 2017 01:12am
An election for sure

An election for sure

An early election could be a much-needed stopover for the people to gather their thoughts before they trudge on the road Updated Sep 29, 2017 08:54am
Where logic fails

Where logic fails

The guilty Lahoris are reminded by other Lahoris and people living near and far from the city what a great opportunity Updated Sep 22, 2017 10:58am
Path to normality

Path to normality

It was not for nothing that Hafiz Saeed allowed his picture to be shown in public after refusing to be seen around for Updated Sep 15, 2017 09:34am
Where the queen ruled

Where the queen ruled

Recall that this was one exclusive part of Lahore where woman held court until a couple of generations ago. Published Sep 08, 2017 01:23am
The weight of numbers

The weight of numbers

Mystery men, apparently moved by the true spirit of giving, visit the animal markets to help the sellers realise their Published Sep 01, 2017 01:36am