Asad Rahim Khan

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
Another country

Another country

A country that refuses to remember its heroes can only be run by its villains.

Published 19 Jul, 2018 06:30am
Decline and fall

Decline and fall

Fifteen years ago, Bush reduced Iraq to a pile of ash.

Updated 27 Mar, 2018 09:30am
In guns we trust

In guns we trust

Pakistan has a major gun problem, and no one wants to talk about it.

Published 03 Mar, 2018 06:03am
Return to Kasur

Return to Kasur

It would seem there are only two modes of operation in Kasur: slumber and sadism.

Published 13 Jan, 2018 06:53am