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Ali Aftab Saeed


How does one deal with the absurdities that often characterised the past year? Perhaps by laughing at them. Updated Dec 31, 2018 06:57am

At last it is over ... or is it?

Nawaz is respecting the mandate of parties in other provinces, which is absolutely necessary because he is forming a government in the center only because of the Punjabi vote. Published May 15, 2013 01:44pm

Baby Bhutto and Daddy Dearest

Zardari did what was necessary; instead of letting the idealist Bilawal take charge, he kept him away from the filthy business that politics has been in the Islamic Republic. Published Apr 03, 2013 01:58pm

An eventful year already

Compared to Tahirul Qadri’s unexpected homecoming, Musharraf’s arrival is trivial but it’s after effects may not be so. Published Mar 20, 2013 05:11pm

Imran’s election dilemma

Khan’s choice to conduct internal party elections is not just a good decision, it has absolved him of two great responsibilities. Published Mar 06, 2013 11:56am

Life is not fair!

It seems the Taliban can never feel close to Imran Khan because of his un-article 62, 63-esque past, writes Ali Aftab Saeed. Published Feb 06, 2013 08:12am

Dengue – The play

If reading the script is not the criterion of getting plays sponsored, then what is, asks Ali Aftaab Saeed. Published Jan 16, 2013 09:20am

Update from the music “industry”

Shiraz Upal had two options and I believe he chose the right one. He shaved his beard, unfolded his jeans over his bare ankles, and hit the stage. Published Jan 02, 2013 02:40pm

Aam Shehri

From his very meaningful petition-filing record, it can be easily deduced that this common citizen is a Punjabi himself. Published Nov 07, 2012 11:12am

Protest park

Outside this designated area for protestors, flags and tires can be sold in black every time the West breaches our sovereignty. Published Oct 24, 2012 03:17pm

Sheesha 144

Whenever something happens where all the provinces are on the same page and the courts too remain firm in backing them, it is time for conspiracy theories. Published Sep 26, 2012 08:17am

The Good Doctor brings TTP to life

The initials of Dr Qadeer Khan’s political party, Tehreek-e-Tahaffuz Pakistan assure the good intentions of its founding members. Published Aug 29, 2012 08:19am

No worries

All nations have had their heroes and saviours; we Pakistanis can boast that we have had more than our fair share. Published Aug 08, 2012 04:26pm

For men only

You should give your girlfriend the truth when in need of some personal time. If she asks you how she looks, say, “Bad” and enjoy the awkward silence. Published Aug 01, 2012 02:57pm

A poor nation’s Nostradamuses

“Astrologers ruled our media industry. Then, like a breath of fresh air, came experts who told us which stones to wear for what desired end.” Published Jul 25, 2012 05:25pm