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Asha’ar Rehman

PML-N by contrast

PML-N by contrast

There was room for creating a contrast between Shah Sahib and Ali Tareen, his young rival, in Lodhran. Published Feb 16, 2018 01:42am
One man, two parties

One man, two parties

He has been coveting a partnership with the army right from his days in jail during the late 1990s. Published Feb 09, 2018 06:26am
Where the fake flourish

Where the fake flourish

If an investigation has to be undertaken to know why it took the law enforcers so long to get moving in Kasur, it must. Updated Feb 02, 2018 09:21am
Lest they celebrate

Lest they celebrate

Gradually, as the pieces in the puzzle are put together, the experienced, trained brains in the police force know Published Jan 26, 2018 06:19am
When Munoo Bhai met the masses

When Munoo Bhai met the masses

His adopted name endeared him to so many around him and helped him establish a life-long relationship with the masses. Updated Jan 20, 2018 08:10am
The guilty and the Kasur war

The guilty and the Kasur war

To put it crudely, and with an apology to the more sensitive, Mardan was lapped up as some kind of an equaliser to Kasur Updated Jan 19, 2018 09:34am
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