Haseeb Asif

SOCIETY: THE SOUND AND THE FURY

SOCIETY: THE SOUND AND THE FURY

The most famous sound engineer in Pakistan finds himself caught, yet again, in the crossfire between the government and the... Published 24 Jan, 2021 06:44am
When real people become memes

When real people become memes

What happens after memes go viral? And is there any going back for the people featured in them? Published 22 Dec, 2020 10:35am
PEOPLE OF THE MEMES

PEOPLE OF THE MEMES

What happens after memes go viral? And is there any going back for the people featured in them? Updated 20 Dec, 2020 04:02pm
POLITICS: PLAYING WITH FIRE

POLITICS: PLAYING WITH FIRE

Why does the state give the impression of entertaining an incendiary extremist party such as the TLP at all?... Published 22 Nov, 2020 07:21am
THE H-BOMB: THE DECISION

THE H-BOMB: THE DECISION

It took almost 10 years for an ambiguous verdict to come, in Benazir Bhutto’s murder case. Why? Published 10 Sep, 2017 08:15am
THE H-BOMB: SADIQ AND AMIN

THE H-BOMB: SADIQ AND AMIN

Hafiz Saeed has just launched his own political party. After having launched everything but nuclear missiles in... Updated 14 Aug, 2017 11:52am
THE H-BOMB: THE GULF BETWEEN US

THE H-BOMB: THE GULF BETWEEN US

There is crisis brewing in the Middle East, what for Pakistan ought to be called the Middle West or That Very Large... Published 18 Jun, 2017 07:23am
THE H-BOMB: THE DAY OF THE JADHAV

THE H-BOMB: THE DAY OF THE JADHAV

Jadhav’s confession — along with the more recent Ehsanullah Ehsan interview, where he says RAW was supporting militant Updated 28 May, 2017 08:39am
SPOTLIGHT: TRIUMPH OF THE SPECTACLE

SPOTLIGHT: TRIUMPH OF THE SPECTACLE

LSAs are billed as award shows, but are there any credible awards in Pakistan free of political or commercial biases? Updated 30 Apr, 2017 07:04am
THE H-BOMB: The Women of PSL

THE H-BOMB: The Women of PSL

Forget everything else — PSL’s greatest success was in getting women back into public spaces Updated 27 Feb, 2021 05:55pm
The H-bomb: Forward As Received

The H-bomb: Forward As Received

Some can be remarkably detailed such as the tragic account of the finance secretary of the Islamabad Gun Club who was Updated 27 Feb, 2021 05:54pm