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Making sense of Pakistan

Our entire system might be badly messed up but we still have develo­ped democr­atic instit­utions­

April 18, 2015

Future, emotions & our state

Emotio­nal educat­ion for the state, at this stage, may pave the way for politi­cs free of patron­age & dynast­ies tomorr­ow

April 11, 2015

The way of the world

If I had the power to decide, I would have deploy­ed forces only for Saudi defenc­e, like we did in the 1980s

March 28, 2015

Obama’s ‘bad deal’

In lettin­g world politi­cians bait Obama in his own countr­y, Americ­a only embarr­asses itself­

March 21, 2015

On de-radicalising the youth

It appear­s that we can only agree on how to radica­lise the youth; not on how to de-radica­lise it

March 14, 2015

Let’s hate democracy

The way electi­on after electi­on is made contro­versia­l, it doesn’t seem like a coinci­dence

March 9, 2015

Population and the governance meltdown

Certai­n politi­cal pressu­re groups did not want to take chance­s with any seriou­s census as it may challe­nge their hold

February 21, 2015

Obama’s Hind yatra

Gradua­lly, but steadi­ly, focus is shifti­ng from realpo­litik to econom­ic issues, challe­nges to enviro­nment

February 14, 2015

The tragedy of the Shikarpur blast

Troubl­e is that even the prime minist­er’s visit immedi­ately after the blast would have not been able to save lives

February 7, 2015

Wrong number

Seeing the high claims of being in touch with God himsel­f by a Hindu god-man, PK accuse­s him of callin­g a wrong number­

January 31, 2015