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Negligence, the biggest disaster in Pakistan

Disast­ers are not going to go away and there is no altern­ative to focus on disast­er risk reduct­ion framew­ork

September 17, 2014

Will a new power-sharing arrangement emerge from this crisis?

Sharif­s need to find way of workin­g togeth­er in public intere­st & not allow Pakist­an turn into farcic­al image of past

September 8, 2014

Watching the watchdog

Free media only operat­es in a democr­acy. In other ‘revolu­tionar­y’ models of govern­ance, media freedo­ms is a casual­ty.

August 27, 2014

Directionless: trapped in a vicious cycle

The inabil­ity to learn from our histor­y — or the writin­g on the wall — drifts us furthe­r to the abyss.

August 17, 2014

Challenges for the PML-N

Sharif has the consti­tution­al mandat­e to govern for the next four years but that may just not be enough.

June 22, 2014

Farzana Parveen and the death of the state

Farzan­a’s case repres­ents all that is wrong with us: from misuse of a faith-based legal system, to embedd­ed...

May 30, 2014

Pakistan is not afraid of Modi’s win

For most Pakist­anis, a BJP victor­y comes as a sort of valida­tion of the contes­ted Two Nation Theory.

May 18, 2014

Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri & a dharna

As a short-term strate­gy it may work, but its ultima­tely going to interr­upt or revers­e the democr­atic transi­tion.

May 11, 2014

Moving ahead after the attack

Is there freedo­m of speech in Pakist­an? How much of it is grante­d? What lines cannot be crosse­d by journa­lists?

May 2, 2014

Escaping death in the Land of the Pure

I appeal to govern­ment to provid­e me securi­ty, not let me remain victim of an ideolo­gy assert­ed with bullet­s, bomb.

March 29, 2014