Mahvish Ahmad

NON-FICTION: MYTHS OF BALOCHISTAN

NON-FICTION: MYTHS OF BALOCHISTAN

A new book confirms what we already know: we cannot speak openly about Pakistan’s largest province

Published Jan 28, 2018 07:32am
Challenges faced by Dr Malik

Challenges faced by Dr Malik

AS the newly-elected chief minister, Dr Abdul Malik, ends his first week in office amid cheers about his middle ...

Published Jun 15, 2013 04:34am

PML-N heartland in KP under pressure

Baba Haider Zaman does not want a province based on language or ethnicity. In his eyes, that defeats the very ...

Published May 10, 2013 08:48am

Same old new Pakistan

HARIPUR: Farzana Yousaf finds it amusing that her husband is being forced to work with her cousin. “My cousin and ...

Published May 09, 2013 08:23am

The lawyer, the Haveli and the tiger of Punjab

Sheikh Rashid Ahmad’s Laal Haveli stands fort-like across the street from Rawalpindi’s Moti Bazaar, guarded by sandbags and private security guards strapped with guns.

Published Apr 01, 2013 03:21am
As Mengal lands, pressure builds to boycott elections

As Mengal lands, pressure builds to boycott elections

“THESE elections are nothing but a tool deployed by the central government in Islamabad to suppress the voices and demands of the Baloch people,” says Dr Allah Nazar, a commander in the separatist Baloch

Published Mar 25, 2013 03:00am

I-11/4 katchi abadi: Residents get a breather

ISLAMABAD, Feb 7: On Thursday morning, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) threatened to evict almost 8,000 residents of a katchi abadi in front of the international department store, Metro, despite a stay order issued by a civil court.

Published Feb 07, 2013 10:36pm

Islamabad katchi abadi residents get a breather

ISLAMABAD, Feb 7: On Thursday morning, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) threatened to evict almost 8,000 residents of a katchi abadi in front of the international department store, Metro, despite a stay order issued by a civil court.

Published Feb 07, 2013 08:14pm

BALOCHISTAN: Band-aid solutions?

AFTER nearly five years of silence on Balochistan, 2012 proved to be the year that Pakistan’s largest province...

Published Jan 01, 2013 12:06pm
Flood victims still waiting for help

Flood victims still waiting for help

Many hit by the floods have yet to receive basic relief goods — in the form of food packs, tents, blankets and so on.

Published Dec 07, 2012 02:40am