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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


While there is no harm in commem­oratin­g the 1965 war, the discon­tinuat­ion of Rememb­rance Day observ­ation is a loss

November 11, 2014

Malala and the Nobel — the real issue

Paedop­hilia is a real crime and is pervas­ive in our societ­y and needs to be contro­lled immedi­ately

October 14, 2014

‘The Perils of Adrenalin’

Nothin­g will change drasti­cally. The key word theref­ore should be ‘proces­s’.

September 30, 2014