More leaks

Recent leaks look more like an inside job than the work of a foreign power. Updated 29 Sep, 2022 10:16am

A depressing winter

WINTER is on its way, with a massive gas crunch looming as elevated global LNG prices have eroded the cash-strapped... Published 29 Sep, 2022 07:14am

Great expectations

CONSIDERING that the Afghan Taliban have been in the saddle for over a year now, the UN has expressed frustration... Published 29 Sep, 2022 07:14am

The whole truth

THE war on truth has never been more relentless than it is today. Authoritarianism is on the rise and purveyors of... Published 28 Sep, 2022 07:21am

Real-world trolls

It's reprehensible how PTI supporters now seem convinced that politicians from opposing camps aren't entitled to basic dignity. Updated 28 Sep, 2022 08:53am

Islamabad wildlife

PRESERVING biodiversity is low on the list of priorities of both state and society. However, successful attempts at... Published 28 Sep, 2022 07:21am

Noon leaks

PMO audio leaks are a national security emergency that ought to be investigated at the highest level. Updated 27 Sep, 2022 08:50am

Cipher probe offer

CONSIDERING the toxic political polarisation in the country, former prime minister Imran Khan’s suggestion that ... Published 27 Sep, 2022 07:16am

Delaying Doha plans

WHEN Doha announced its intention to spend $3bn in different commercial and investment sectors of Pakistan around a... Published 27 Sep, 2022 07:15am

Relic of colonialism

THE law on sedition, one of several holdovers of colonial times, is among the most handy instruments for controlling... Published 26 Sep, 2022 04:31am

Dengue concerns

AS weather conditions change in Pakistan, the threat of dengue looms large over the land. According to a warning... Published 26 Sep, 2022 04:31am

Debt deferment

Pakistan’s dollar funding needs for next 5 years have never been so large and world’s appetite to hold its hands never so poor. Updated 26 Sep, 2022 08:37am

Iran hijab protests

FOR over a week now, Iran has been witnessing considerable tumult after a young woman died earlier this month in the... Published 25 Sep, 2022 04:07am

Dar’s return

Dar will now be expected by his party to conjure up fiscal space for the govt to start spending ahead of the next elections. Updated 25 Sep, 2022 08:30am

UNGA speech

CRISES test a nation’s resilience but also provide opportunities to rise and move forward. Prime Minister Shehbaz... Published 25 Sep, 2022 04:07am

Star-struck cops

IN this age of selfies and social media, it is easy to get carried away in the presence of famous people, even if ... Published 24 Sep, 2022 04:18am

Panadol shortage

FROM headaches to fever to bodily pain — paracetamol is used ubiquitously in Pakistan as the go-to remedy for most... Published 24 Sep, 2022 04:18am

Post-flood economy

WITH a third of the country — especially Sindh and Balochistan — under water, over 33m people displaced, and... Updated 24 Sep, 2022 09:03am

Timely remorse

The country needs more leaders, not rabble-rousers. Updated 23 Sep, 2022 08:40am

Miranda Warning

BEATINGS, rape, sleep deprivation, electric shocks, even waterboarding — the Punjab Police is notorious for... Published 23 Sep, 2022 07:30am