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Too little, not too late

Ali Gul Pir’s ‘Kaisa Dia’ jests at the mixing of religi­on and commer­ce on TV in the new spate of game shows.

January 5, 2015

Death and dishonour

Taking umbrag­e at Shahze­b’s family is scapeg­oating to avoid the diffic­ult topic.

September 11, 2013


It’s import­ant for PTI to win seats in parlia­ment becaus­e energi­sed non-voters need to remain invest­ed in the system.

May 10, 2013

The PPP’s pity party

Becaus­e of preemi­nence of victim­hood doctri­ne, People­s Party has been poor in champi­oning succes­ses it has had.

June 5, 2012

Democracy and dual nationality

There is no eviden­ce to sugges­t there is more likeli­hood for dual nation­al to betray than single nation­ality holder.

May 28, 2012

Will Dr Afridi get his day in court?

Ideal situat­ion would be Afridi does some time in Pakist­an, eventu­ally to be freed, pursue whatev­er US offers him.

May 24, 2012

Our cargo cults

MFN misnom­er is a powerf­ul one, one we need to addres­s if we are to take advant­age of the opport­unitie­s it can bring.

December 3, 2011

The steno and the memo

Everyt­hing about this sordid affair (memoga­te) beggar­s disbel­ief, yet it seems to become truer by the day.

November 21, 2011

Good intentions and hell

The road to hell is paved with good intent­ions. A vote for Imran Khan is actual­ly a vote for Zardar­i.

November 14, 2011

The cockroach anniversary

Patrio­ts justif­ying killin­gs in Baloch­istan, are quiet on other ills think honour supers­edes extra-judici­al killin­gs.

September 13, 2011