Arifa Noor

Inequality and the people

Inequality and the people

Amid the slogans and allegations, it is necessary to reflect on some hard realities. Published 18 Jan, 2022 07:33am
Age of politics

Age of politics

In Pakistan, we seem to have a mix of the old and the young. Published 04 Jan, 2022 07:25am
The beginning’s end

The beginning’s end

Is this the first time big changes will take place without a major war and the destruction it brings? Published 28 Dec, 2021 06:49am
Making it truly local

Making it truly local

Our political parties are obsessed with taking credit for work that is essentially municipal. Updated 21 Dec, 2021 07:13am
Whose bus is it anyway?

Whose bus is it anyway?

It perhaps needs to be asked why Karachi's first transport project in years is being fought over by 'outsiders’ so to speak. Updated 14 Dec, 2021 08:45am
Planning for a nation

Planning for a nation

Firmer state action and better implementation of the law is only the first step. Updated 07 Dec, 2021 08:27am
Neros and the fiddles

Neros and the fiddles

Our conversations barely scratch the surface and ignore the reality of Pakistani politics. Updated 30 Nov, 2021 07:23am
Our times and the media

Our times and the media

Social media platforms have mirrored as well as added to the polarised times. Published 23 Nov, 2021 07:18am
Flying high in the ad world

Flying high in the ad world

Ads now feature modern couples where husbands are not averse to making tea for their wives. Published 16 Nov, 2021 07:12am
Shifting alliances

Shifting alliances

There is a chance the TLP may continue to play a role far bigger than reality. Updated 09 Nov, 2021 07:49am
Age of extremes

Age of extremes

We have to ask ourselves why is it so easy for any political party to bring so many people onto the streets for days at a stretch. Updated 02 Nov, 2021 07:39am
What a tangled web

What a tangled web

So poorly kept is this secret about the opposition’s real hopes and no plans that even the government has figured it out. Updated 26 Oct, 2021 07:39am
Past, present, forever

Past, present, forever

Despite their close relationship, this is hardly the first time the PTI and the military have not been BFFs. Updated 20 Oct, 2021 08:03am
Accountability clichés

Accountability clichés

Politics determines corrupt practices and those who are to be held accountable cannot escape. Updated 12 Oct, 2021 08:40am
Walking the talk

Walking the talk

The anger that a government would talk to those who have caused bloodshed is understandable. Updated 05 Oct, 2021 08:26am
Politics’ winged chariot

Politics’ winged chariot

When others are shifting gears to election preparations, the PML-N is caught in its internal woes. Updated 21 Sep, 2021 08:40am
The tide of fortunes

The tide of fortunes

First-time rulers in the land of the pure feel their decision-making should know no check. Updated 14 Sep, 2021 07:58am
Blood over politics

Blood over politics

When it comes to the PML-N, the only question is about who will lead the party and what its narrative will be. Updated 07 Sep, 2021 08:28am
No justice, no peace

No justice, no peace

Even in today’s polarised times, women-friendly laws can bring parties together in parliament. Published 31 Aug, 2021 07:45am