Nadeem F. Paracha
White and Hindu supremacists and militant Islamists are only fighting for earthly territory and power.
Silly antics and outrageous statements are largely a thing with populists.
Why would educated, ‘modern’ folk have a problem with greeting Merry Christmas?
Can the pressures of high political office trigger mental illness in presidents and prime ministers?
There is much to be learned by post-secular scholars in the West.
Are Pakistan’s blasphemy laws the cause of the disconcerting rise in incidences of mob violence in the country?
PTI has slipped into an identity crisis, it has no clue what it stands for anymore.
Government is just one aspect of the state.
The introduction of democracy was initiated when populist Islamist sentiment had begun to rear its head.
Using religion as a political tool needs to be discouraged, even constitutionally, if possible.
Much like the monster you create destroys you, the state surrenders to a radical power by giving it more leeway.
The truth is, dumbness, if it means a substantial lack of intelligence, is not what explains prominent political leaders.
When utopian rhetoric is the only alternative to tackle society’s evils, it is convenient to blame Westernisation for social...
Charismatic leaders make people believe that only they have a solution to problems which, in reality, may not even exist.
Umer Sharif personified Karachi in many ways, including the fortunes of the city’s Mohajir nationalism over the last four decades
Irrational and elaborate eruptions of ‘magical thinking’ often accompany periods of extreme political upheaval in societies,...
Multiculturalism is clearly being readjusted in developed Western democracies.
Illustrations of girl-child students in textbooks accompanying the Single National Curriculum imply that the hijab is a normal
The band's strengths are their vocals delivered in ghazal mode, mixed with jazzy interplays between the band’s talented musicians.
Aam Taateel’s strengths, as evidenced on their debut album Khudsar, are their vocals delivered in ghazal mode, mixed with jazzy...