Asad Rahim Khan

Weeping for Zion

Weeping for Zion

Pakistan has nothing to gain and everything to lose from siding with either Riyadh or Tehran. Updated 28 Nov, 2020 08:13am
Unkind October

Unkind October

The Pakistan Democratic Movement is neither democratic nor a movement. Updated 08 Nov, 2020 08:11am
Women in France

Women in France

The greatest stride for women’s rights in the last quarter century remains the Women’s Protection Bill of 2006. Updated 01 Oct, 2020 08:27am
Karachi at sea

Karachi at sea

The city of lights is thrashing in the dark. Published 29 Aug, 2020 07:00am
Duelling nationals

Duelling nationals

The current legal framework doesn’t require an electoral bar. Published 04 Aug, 2020 06:53am
Land reform now

Land reform now

It’s not theirs to keep, the same way it wasn’t our colonisers’ to give Updated 21 Jul, 2020 09:11pm
‘To your temples’

‘To your temples’

For reasons legal, historical and theological, the mandir needs to be built. Published 19 Jul, 2020 06:44am
Tear them down

Tear them down

We raise statues not to remind us of who we are, but what we could be. Published 05 Jul, 2020 07:15am
Corona in Kashmir

Corona in Kashmir

The Modi regime looks to be pushing its final solution. Updated 07 May, 2020 10:00am
Sugar mountain

Sugar mountain

For many, it’s the same old vultures — who cares? Published 12 Apr, 2020 07:00am
Ayub the First

Ayub the First

Conservative historian Niall Ferguson somehow got it right: Ayub was the ultimate ally. Updated 16 Jan, 2020 09:04am
Creation myths

Creation myths

At long last, India cannot externalise its monsters. Updated 16 Dec, 2019 06:25pm
Blood pardons

Blood pardons

There must be a clear connection between crime and punishment. Published 22 Oct, 2019 06:54am
Laws of occupation

Laws of occupation

India has done away with the fig leaf of Kashmir’s sham ‘accession.’ Published 06 Aug, 2019 06:58am
History of violence

History of violence

Hazaras are killed because they are Shia. We know because their killers say so. Updated 14 Apr, 2019 11:27am
‘Surgical Reich’

‘Surgical Reich’

At every step, India’s narrative was a whirl of war drums. Updated 04 Mar, 2019 09:38am
Hail Britannia

Hail Britannia

Britain’s denial has led to the most moronic decision in memory. Published 03 Feb, 2019 07:03am
Asghar vs Aslam

Asghar vs Aslam

The final chapter of Asghar Khan’s story has yet to be written. It all hinges on a Supreme Court case. Published 20 Jan, 2019 06:23am
Not so weak

Not so weak

What would our history be if the judges remained passive? Published 30 Dec, 2018 07:07am
Model Town case

Model Town case

We call the case everything except what it is — a massacre. Updated 10 Oct, 2018 08:46am