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A not so mini budget

The big question is whether or not govt's new incentives for business will help get the wheels of the economy moving. Updated Jan 24, 2019 08:02am

Kartarpur politics

Suffice it to say, both India and Pakistan should avoid playing politics over religious places. Updated Jan 24, 2019 10:11am

Genuine engagement

Response to the PTM by state apparatus and mainstream political classes has largely been paranoid and counterproductive. Updated Jan 24, 2019 10:37am
Bus tragedy

Bus tragedy

The practice of dealing with crises as they arise must be set aside in favour of planning strategically to avoid them. Updated Jan 23, 2019 02:07pm

Prison reform

ON Monday, the Sindh cabinet approved the draft Sindh Prisons and Correction Act, 2019, to replace the outdated... Published Jan 23, 2019 06:58am

Petition dismissed

It is high time that a line was drawn under the matter of Imran Khan's alleged parentage of a child born out of wedlock. Updated Jan 23, 2019 07:52am

Fake encounter in Sahiwal

IT was only a matter of time before yet another account emerged of innocents losing their lives at the hands of an... Updated Jan 22, 2019 08:07am

Used car restrictions

THE government has done the right thing by reviving the restrictions it had placed on the used car import business.... Published Jan 22, 2019 06:51am

Gilgit-Baltistan’s status

AS Gilgit-Baltistan’s constitutional status has been tied to the resolution of the Kashmir dispute, the region has... Published Jan 22, 2019 06:51am

Women cycle rally

WHAT would have been Peshawar’s first women bicycle rally, slated for Saturday, was indefinitely postponed by its... Updated Jan 21, 2019 07:52am

End the dam fund

Less than 1pc of the project cost has been collected so far. The new chief justice should bring it to a dignified end. Updated Jan 21, 2019 08:25am

Meat of the matter

CHANGING the world could start with changing what’s on your plate. Recently, in the medical journal Lancet,... Published Jan 21, 2019 07:09am

CJP Khosa’s words

If his fine words are translated into action with Justice Khosa at the helm, it would be a laudable achievement. Updated Jan 20, 2019 08:12am

Police weaponry

THE debate on the kind of weapons that police personnel should use is back. A special committee set up by the ... Published Jan 20, 2019 06:23am

Afghan peace moves

PERHAPS fuelled by a feeling of combat fatigue and war weariness on all sides, there has been a flurry of activity... Published Jan 20, 2019 06:23am

Raiding ‘benamidars’

THE recent raid by the tax authorities on an auto showroom business in Karachi might sound like an interesting... Published Jan 19, 2019 07:06am

Saving Islamabad

IT is unfortunate that proper city planning in Pakistan is virtually nonexistent. With very high rates of... Published Jan 19, 2019 07:06am

CJP Nisar’s legacy

The SC has a new chief justice today and there is a fresh opportunity to turn the page on hyper judicial activism. Updated Jan 18, 2019 07:30am

Basant revival

HAD there been a genuine attempt at reviving the kite-flying festival, by this time, in the run-up to Basant, Lahore... Published Jan 18, 2019 06:36am