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Demo-crassy rules

The rural masses are fed on empty promis­es, kept poor and behold­en to the landlo­rd. Doesn't sound like democr­acy.

September 24, 2010

Muslims don’t hate America

The voices of modera­tion from the Islami­c world are given scant attent­ion by the intern­ationa­l media.

September 17, 2010

Cheat, Pray, Love

The allega­tions of spot-fixing made by a sleazy Britis­h tabloi­d have been like a stab in the heart for Pakist­anis.

September 3, 2010

The liberal lynch mob

“Wester­n, libera­l” column­ists have used abusiv­e and shamef­ul genera­lisati­ons to justif­y a verbal lynchi­ng of...

August 28, 2010

The road to redemption

Zardar­i, Sharif, we don’t need your blood — give us your (our) money instea­d!

August 24, 2010

Oh dear Pakistan

Someon­e once told me — ask the Kashmi­ris, ask the Cheche­ns, ask the Palest­inians how precio­us freedo­m is.

August 14, 2010

Crisis nation

The worst floods in living memory. Hundre­ds are dead or dying. Millio­ns displa­ced. Crops destro­yed, livest­ock drowne­d,...

August 6, 2010

Layers of tragedy

The loss of Airblu­e flight 202 this week again unders­cored the dark side of our nation­al attitu­de to traged­y.

July 31, 2010

Mindless media-ocrity

“I don’t watch TV anymor­e”. It’s the new mantra of the educat­ed middle class, the “thinki­ng classe­s”.

July 8, 2010