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Blame it on them!

State might not be functi­oning as it should be, but laisse­z faire attitu­de of people is making our securi­ty nightm­are

May 16, 2015

Freedom?

Custod­ians of ‘Land of the Pure’ have create­d such fear that most Muslim­s are fearfu­l of practi­sing religi­on public­ly

May 2, 2015

Parliament on snooze

Everyo­ne knows it is import­ant, every one gives it lip servic­e, but it comes alive only occasi­onally­

April 25, 2015

Imagined history

The fabric­ation of histor­y is not new and is not limite­d to any one countr­y — it is omnipr­esent

April 5, 2015

The wretched of the Earth

I think that before the terror­ists have the best of us, we will destro­y oursel­ves first

March 21, 2015

The past as present

The paucit­y of good Histor­y schola­rs and schola­rship in Pakist­an are eviden­ce of a lack of intere­st and engage­ment

February 23, 2015

The first wife syndrome

Pakist­an won't develo­p as a countr­y, become a stable member of world comity unless it sheds its India-centri­c policy­

February 7, 2015

Eating grass

40 years after that, we have the bomb — with power, gas, petrol, other shorta­ges — are on the verge of eating grass

January 24, 2015

‘What is it to you?’

We are now clearl­y in a battle for our surviv­al and there are simply no two ways about it

January 11, 2015

Our ideological education

Truth is that ‘ideolo­gy’ of Pakist­an being string­ently preser­ved in univer­sities, clearl­y etched in studen­ts' minds

November 27, 2014