Zahid Hussain

Student awakening

The solidarity march staged by students has given a huge impetus to progressive democratic voices. Published Dec 04, 2019 07:11am

Unravelling power structure?

The ruling, though an interim one, has dealt a serious blow to a government already under siege. Updated Dec 03, 2019 12:17pm

Act two, scene one

Publicly abusing opposition leaders and threatening to put everyone in jail will not end corruption. Updated Nov 20, 2019 07:24am

Beyond Kartarpur

Even in times of extreme tension, certain steps can help melt the ice. Published Nov 13, 2019 07:19am

Bigotry and democracy

There are no clear answers why a wily politician like the maulana would take such a plunge. Published Nov 06, 2019 07:10am

End of a glorious journey

With a cooperative ownership, ‘Newsline’ had complete editorial freedom not enjoyed by other publications. Published Nov 02, 2019 07:05am

From blank pages to blackout

The attempt to control the press and encourage a pliant media is extremely dangerous. Updated Oct 23, 2019 11:13am

Back to Afghan peace talks?

Pakistan should avoid giving the impression that it can deliver the Taliban to the negotiating table. Published Oct 16, 2019 07:10am


It has been 20 years since October 12, 1999, when Pakistan witnessed its last formal military coup. Updated Oct 13, 2019 10:29am

The maulana factor

The JUI-F chief is trying to stay politically relevant. His desperation is obvious. Updated Oct 09, 2019 08:25am

The diplomatic battleground

The Houston ‘Howdy Modi’ rally demonstrated the growing influence of the Indian diaspora in the US. Published Sep 25, 2019 07:14am

Fighting Kashmir’s case

The UNGA provides an excellent forum for PM Khan to present a strong case for the people of IHK. Updated Sep 18, 2019 09:24am

Exiting Afghanistan

It is still unclear what kind of political setup the Taliban would be willing to work within. Updated Sep 04, 2019 07:53am

Policy adrift

The world’s silence over India’s actions in IHK also reflects our diplomatic failure. Updated Aug 28, 2019 10:16am

Second innings for Gen Bajwa

The security situation may be a factor, but there have been more pressing reasons for the extension. Updated Aug 21, 2019 09:50am

A sinister move

It is an extremely ominous situation. The Indian escalation will have global implications. Updated Aug 07, 2019 08:27am

Perils of authoritarianism

One year down the road, there has been deterioration instead of improvement in governance. Updated Jul 31, 2019 02:19pm

Moving forward

The US needs Pakistan’s support to extricate itself from a festering war it has never been able to win. Updated Aug 09, 2019 03:38pm