Author Archives: Hasan Aftab Saeed

Hasan Aftab Saeed

On education

There’s a difference between respect and blind agreement There could be many definitions of being educated, but one that often goes unappreciated is the ability to differ with the views of one’s

Hasan Aftab Saeed

On ‘isaal-e-sawaab’

With a brief survey of ‘good’ and ‘evil’, reward and punishment This is one of the most misunderstood concepts among Muslims, especially in the Indian sub-continent and its diaspora in the West.

Hasan Aftab Saeed

Life after Corona

The good, the bad and the ugly Coronavirus is without doubt the scariest thing faced by man in living memory, barring the people of Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Mexico and many

Hasan Aftab Saeed

On madness

It’s a matter of degrees When it comes to subjects one doesn’t quite have a grip on, there is a time-honoured tradition to announce upfront that one is not an expert in

Hasan Aftab Saeed

Sadiq memories

Where have all those men gone? A colleague recently visited Sadiq Public School. Listening to him talk about the old school; the feelings were not very different from what Ghalib’s must have

Hasan Aftab Saeed

Mere Paas Tum Ho

Some observations regarding its immense popularity Whether you were a fan of the recently concluded Mere Paas Tum Ho, hated its guts or were simply indifferent to it, there’s no denying that