Asha’ar Rehman

Mughal-i-Azam II

Renting out certain parts of Lahore Fort against a fee is considered an acceptable way to generate extra income. Updated Jan 17, 2020 07:21am

Silence and submission

The whole political class in the country is exposed to the torrents let loose on the enemies of empowered civilian rule. Updated Jan 10, 2020 07:49am

The new year buzz

The 2020 huddle of the big three in Punjab is meant to serve as a symbol of unity. Updated Jan 03, 2020 07:30am

National: Cornered but not quite

COURTS, parliament, hospitals, tentative agreements, accusations of last-minute betrayal – yet it is moot if 2019... Published Jan 01, 2020 08:14am

The team that lets them down

The tradition of camouflaging the PM’s own weak moments in the acts of his blundering associates continues. Published Dec 27, 2019 07:08am

Pranks to die for

There have been jokes and stunts culminating in disasters. This has been brewing for a long time. Published Dec 20, 2019 07:07am

A professional job

The govt must ponder over the reasons that have contributed to these sets of professionals taking extreme measures. Updated Dec 13, 2019 07:50am

Change — not of faces

The PTI leadership is looking to make the Buzdar government visible. Published Dec 06, 2019 07:10am

Basics of our own liking

It is odd how the reputable, most sensible souls amongst us crisscross the divisions. Updated Nov 29, 2019 07:57am


Maulana Fazl is in his mid-60s but his ambition can yet take him to ever newer landscapes on an already eventful journey Updated Nov 24, 2019 11:22am

The red that eludes us

"It is time I reminded you: the tomato is undergoing a status correction." Updated Nov 22, 2019 08:14am

This side of the protest

There have been murmurs in Maulana Fazl’s camp about how the big two in the opposition have let him down. Updated Nov 15, 2019 07:33am

Pakistan 25 kilometres

Jati Umra could well turn out to be equally out of bounds for PML-N workers. Updated Nov 08, 2019 07:27am

Waylaid on GT Road

It is a measure of Rehman’s training as a politician that he has tried to absorb the snub with a straight, smiling face. Updated Nov 01, 2019 08:05am

Not aloof enough

The PM has added to his reputation as someone who likes to do things in a way that is in direct clash with convention. Published Oct 25, 2019 07:27am

More terms for Mian Sahib

Nawaz Sharif is in firm control of the PML-N ship, even if incarcerated, and signs are that it's going to stay that way. Updated Oct 18, 2019 07:52am

The maulvi types

Maulana Fazlur Rehman has time and again proved his influence in both KP and Balochistan. Published Oct 11, 2019 07:13am

Too late the hero

The legend of Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is growing. Updated Oct 04, 2019 07:18am

Children of lesser families

It is shocking to find people describing child abuse as one of the more ‘inevitable’ evils that one is supposed to live. Updated Sep 27, 2019 07:39am