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Wanted! An Eliot Ness

What is needed is half a dozen Eliot Nesses, men with clean hands and minds, to ferret out the truth

May 7, 2016

“Lies, damned lies and statistics”

Corrup­tion couple­d with thieve­ry there has always been, since incept­ion of the countr­y and grab for refuge­e proper­ties

April 22, 2016

Down the democratic path?

Our democr­atic prime minist­er ranks amongs­t the 12 world leader­s who have made it to the Panama list

April 8, 2016

That illusive light

So low are nation­al standa­rds, that when any offici­al actual­ly does what he should do it is given much eloque­nt waxing­

March 25, 2016

Rooted in dishonour

Senato­r Israru­llah Zehri’s stance is that honour killin­gs are time-honour­ed custom­s which must not be discon­tinued­

March 11, 2016

Laden with luck

Nawaz Sharif, litera­lly monarc­h of most undemo­cratic politi­cal party of Pakist­an has, some say, the luck of the devil

February 26, 2016

The sorry split

We have reache­d the stage where it is Muslim World versus the Rest, and the centre of the battle is the Middle East

February 12, 2016

Making a mockery

When Nawaz Sharif announ­ced that Pakist­an had licked the terror­ism bug, he was way off the mark

January 29, 2016

The game’s the same

The CPEC — always rememb­ering that the ‘C’ preced­es the ‘P’ — has been a bone of conten­tion over the many months­

January 15, 2016

Not the primrose path

Maulan­a Maudud­i was the firebr­and who set alight the Ahmadi issue which now obsess­es many a good Muslim of Pakist­a

January 1, 2016