A critique of colonial modernism that has led to the romanticisation of irrationality, ghettoisation and the emergence
Nadeem F. Paracha
When dress becomes an expression of your nationality and piety.
Flaws in the state need to be addressed and challenged from within the limits of an informed and rational framework.
The rise of Narendra Modi in India and Imran Khan in Pakistan may be a new variation on Western understanding
Political consciousness is almost always shaped by economic circumstances — a lesson everyone learns sooner or later.
In 2007, the country spiralled down into violence, political polarisation and economic recession. Are we heading the
Former cricketer Shahid Afridi’s memoirs of his career are as freewheeling and explosive as his batting and will likely
PM Imran Khan should avoid projecting his own confusion on to his many impressionable and already confused young
Most young minds are susceptible to believing fantastical theories as this makes them feel knowledgeable about concepts
There is understandable scepticism in Pakistan at the calls for adopting a presidential system of government. But aside
Islamophobia appears to be a handy tool for populist politicians to make Muslims scapegoats for the economic or cultural
Anti-Pakistan rhetoric in India has a long history. Among the first people it ensnared was Bollywood superstar Dilip
A plot by a group of right-wing financiers to remove President Roosevelt by coup could have changed US history
The case of Salamullah Tipu shows how the young and naive are often exploited by the powerful.
The West can learn a thing or two from how Muslim societies tackled — or didn’t tackle — their own brand of nihilism
The phrase “Only Nixon can go to China” is derived from a statement made by a Democratic Party senator, Mike Mansfield.
Are we more concerned about who is saying something than what’s being said?
There is a need to redefine secularity in the context of Pakistan’s religious narrative.
Formulating a cohesive narrative about Hindu nationalism and polity in India has been hampered by reality of history.
Did post-modernism romanticise a complex grand-narrative?