Five decades on, Javed Jabbar highlights reasons why the loss of East Pakistan in 1971 is still a subject of considerable debate.
An assortment of cultural interventions by the state, the flag-bearers of religion, and modernist forces have enabled Pakistani...
Over 600 individuals toiled in myriad ways...
Cataclysmic events as well as multiple and diverse factors on a global scale shaped the world in which the struggle for Pakistan.
Compendium, catalogue, personal narrative and panoramic survey, a new book is a feast of facts about film music from Pakista...
Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had a progressive, visionary streak of extremism rooted in non-violence, civility and respect...
Excerpts from Javed Jabbar's recently published book
Rigid limits coexist with information in the mediascape.
Instead of focussing disproportionately on the bad, there is a need to use Independence Day as illumination for the good
Every Muslim here is immersed in religious expressions.
She passed away in April after being ill for several months.
The artist was not only Pakistan’s foremost watercolour painter, introducing the medium to non-figurative modern...
In practical terms, reality comes before theory, for a theory seeks to ‘explain’ what already exists. Like gravity which existed
The two-nation status in pre-partition India was a fact of life long before it underwent theorisation.
Pakistan has 1,300 juvenile offenders in jails. Ninety percent of them are simply awaiting trial. Is the state and society doing
Reserved seats for technocrats opened up possibilities.
Irfan Husain was, in the finest sense of the term, a true liberal. He transcended differences of nations, regions and cultures.
The core of Jinnah’s personality needs to be retrieved and protected in the face of multiple threats emerging from the diverse
In a country where Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah is ubiquitous, is the title of this reflection at all pertinent?
There is an opportunity to revisit attitudes to 1971.