Author Archives: Shah Nawaz Mohal


Shah Nawaz Mohal

Laugh until it lasts

In times of a global pandemic, let us traverse the peaks and valleys of laughter  You hear the jarring laughter roar through screens big and small. The anchor-cum-comedian-cum-intellectual-cum-clown-cum-psychoanalyst-cum-impossibly funny man has cracked,


Shah Nawaz Mohal

Elections and democracy

Merely voting does not mean participating in the democratic process  We are an election-loving nation. Whether in schools, market committees, bars, press clubs, union council level, provincial assemblies or national legislature, we


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Corpses of canaries

Revisiting stifled, bruised and precarious lives of our children Let us revisit what happened two years back. It created a lot of media attention. The public at large was scared. The parents


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Who is afraid of Kashmir?

Out of fear to lose what can’t be India’s, the Kashmir question remains unanswered     Last week, once again, Pakistan celebrated the 20th Kashmir Solidarity Day. Beyond all the bells and jingles, the


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Escaping ourselves

Drug addiction as a temporary escape from our frustrations, uncertainties and all-engulfing ennui To escape from the mundane, dull, boring, soul crushing, life-draining reality has been an endless quest of humanity. We


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Trump is not USA

How the country has outlived many a monomaniacs and fools during its existence ‘In America, anyone can become President. That’s the problem.’ remarked the legendary comedian late George Carlin known for his


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Pangs of affluence

Sans purpose, without roots, free from any and every ideology; behold Mankind in all its cluelessness For centuries, mankind has strived to achieve ‘enough’. Enough food, enough means to lead a peaceful,

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