Inner-dependence is distinct from the more external, material aspects of Independence, as also of Inter-dependence.
The Constitution has shown remarkable capacity for change.
To be in Lahore in March evoked ruminations about the related commonalities and contrasts between 1940 and 2023. For instance:
The concept and edifice of Pakistan deserve — in the tumult and torment of conditions today — reverential respect for each shade of opinion.
FOR a leader who overcame formidable opposition to the creation of Pakistan from several adversaries — the Indian...
The events of 1971 merit continuous research.
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.