Haseeb Asif

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 Published 12 Mar, 2017 07:25am
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 Published 26 Feb, 2017 07:17am
Eating Humble Pie

Eating Humble Pie

What is up with food festivals that exclude people? Published 12 Feb, 2017 07:22am
THE H-BOMB: RED RAGE

THE H-BOMB: RED RAGE

Earlier this month a processed food company launched microwaveable haleem in a red carpet gala. Updated 05 Feb, 2017 12:49pm
When writing in Urdu

When writing in Urdu

A recent collection of stories highlights the diverse nature of storytelling in Urdu Published 24 Jul, 2016 07:39am