Asha’ar Rehman

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We live in a country that has a record of assigning bigger tasks and according greater status to cricket captains who Published Sep 13, 2019 06:59am

A system betrayed

There is a difference in the script here, however: the haunting voice of Salahuddin Ayubi saying “Aap nay maarna kahan Published Sep 06, 2019 07:03am

Conflicting chroniclers

Prime Minister Imran Khan, it seems, has great confidence in these erstwhile Bhuttoists’ ability to ably defend him Published Aug 30, 2019 06:27am

Freedoms that are no more

Cries of anguish about censorship are accompanied by taking away from journalists a lifestyle they were getting used to. Updated Aug 23, 2019 07:39am

No let-up ‘this time’

Those on the accountability front appear to make an effort to ensure that the campaign is not in any way eclipsed by Published Aug 16, 2019 07:06am

Our little escapes

The tit-for-tat bunch happens to be one of the most in-your-face groups that is nowadays combating a simple pro-people Published Aug 09, 2019 06:58am

Who the opposition must shun

Such is his position that Maulana Fazlur Rehman cannot agitate against those who take time to see his logic. Updated Aug 02, 2019 08:12am

Right on time

If you happen to be of a sufficiently wayward variety, you are likely to run into an angry Pakistani in New York or Published Jul 26, 2019 07:10am

The Lahores that have been

Little do the new rulers care to understand that despite its exalted status in the Sharif kingdom, Lahore is still far Published Jul 19, 2019 06:17am

Do-or-die measures

This latest horror in the PTI’s campaign is to try and black out the messages of the opposition leaders. Updated Jul 12, 2019 07:41am

The original prime suspect

Will this arrest make PML-N cadres insecure and lead to large-scale defections from the Sharif camp? Updated Jul 05, 2019 08:18am

It takes two to tangle

Quite often, mistakenly, the Shahbaz-Maryam situation is compared to an old and successful formula. Updated Jun 28, 2019 08:40am

Leader, party, worker

They may have the hereditary licence to take the fight to the streets, but do they have their parties and workers ready? Published Jun 21, 2019 07:06am

No escape from the past

The PPP and PML-N must now be ready to do penance for their deeds beyond the current sufferings of their leaders. Published Jun 14, 2019 07:06am

Where heat and hostility meet

The strategy makers of the PPP and PML-N cannot be blamed for hoping that once they begin their movement they will be Published May 31, 2019 07:23am

Partying together

For the latter part of the period that the PTI has been in power, it was more a case of them — the corrupt leaders of Published May 24, 2019 06:59am

Down to the local bard

A Punjabi poem that celebrates bad qualities associated with politician is propaganda that takes time maturing. Updated May 17, 2019 07:30am

Parties within parties

A whole new setup, that has PML-N stalwarts operating from a variety of party posts, is in place now. Published May 10, 2019 07:22am

Happy returns

No less than 33 of the top taxpayers were from Karachi. Only six of the richest people from Lahore made it to the list. Published May 03, 2019 06:59am

Change and survival

Perhaps there’s a more difficult question that troubles the minds of the good souls always looking for change. Updated Apr 26, 2019 07:52am