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Rabia Ahmed

Sectarian egos in the region

And Pakistan’s priorities   The unrest turned sectarian in 2004 when the Shia led Houthis staged an uprising against the Sunni government. They’re trying to take over the government, said the government;

Kuldip Nayar

Gandhi’s assassination

A plot involving scores of people in high places I think the Supreme Court’s order to appoint an amicus curie in Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination is important. More about how it happened and


Love thyself

By Ramma S Cheema   Especially when nobody else will   Self-esteem is, hands down, the most important tool for personal growth. Why? If you don’t feel good about yourself, nobody else

Umair Jamal

A signboard of confrontation

Road to nowhere While responding to the court’s decision, Nawaz Sharif, the head of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz said “judges are filled with prejudice” and their “anger and grudges have come out

Fatima Batool

A voyage to nowhere

Competition, if takes place between incompatible people in inappropriate places, could be very dangerous   There was a time, some three generations ago, when begetting a dozen or more children was child’s



By Saad Awan Long shadow of the Afghan jihad   With the Soviet Union long gone and Russia emerging from its ashes as a new super-power, we seem still unable to unfetter

Naeem Tarrar

An oversimplified judgment

Court’s final judgment against Nawaz In the twenty-three-page judgment, recently delivered by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, the innocent question about the ouster of Nawaz Sharif has been answered in detail   This

Basharat Hussain Qizilbash


  The solution for the Muslim peoples The traditional Afghan society with a “healthy” produce of “Zealots” rebelled against Amanullah’s “Herodianism” particularly in the fields of education and religion Though “Herodianism” seems

Of fools and paradise lost

And dramas in our own theatre   Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif was enraged. He accused the superior judiciary of being prejudiced and “filled with anger” against him, as the accountability court