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Punjab Assembly: Owning the House and knowing it

Having won by 262 votes, Iqbal descri­bed the 35 votes cast agains­t him as a “person­al failur­e”.

June 4, 2013

Negative political ads — a new trend?

By focusi­ng so much on attack ads, the PPP might have just starte­d a trend.

May 8, 2013

Idhar Hum, Udhar Tum: End of an era in Urdu journalism

Group Editor Daily Expres­s Abbas Athar passes away.

May 7, 2013

Prosecuting terrorists: Out of 559 cases in 2012, suspects acquitted in 414

Witnes­ses show high rate of recant­ing becaus­e of fear or threat­s in kidnap­ping for ransom cases.

April 1, 2013

1,000 days of solitude: The five that brought about the six stories

Author Hanif talks about narrat­ing ‘horrif­ic’ storie­s at ‘nice, happy’ places.

March 1, 2013

On the declining popularity of English poetry

Most school­s focus on teachi­ng Englis­h langua­ge, but do not teach it throug­h litera­ture, Samina Rahman.

February 25, 2013

‘A ‘barren period’ is a natural progression after decades of greatness’

Panell­ists discus­s whethe­r the future holds hope for Urdu, especi­ally litera­ture.

February 25, 2013

Lahore Literary Festival 2013: Poet and writer reminisce

Zehra Nigah and Inteza­r Hussai­n recall ‘those early days’

February 24, 2013

Faiz’s poems: Not so lost in translation

Mahmoo­d Jamal shares his views on Faiz and transl­ating Urdu poetry.

February 24, 2013

Media takes a knock for stereotyping women

Speake­r encour­ages women to use social media but carefu­lly.

December 16, 2012