Choron Ka Sardar Imandar?

During the recent PDM (Pakistan Democratic Movement) Jalsa an interesting question was raised.  Can the Sardar (leader) of Thieves be honest himself?...

Participation of women in the Maoist Naxalbari movement

Every now and then, Indian newspapers flash news about Maoist insurgents, including women, being killed. They usually avoid mentioning how many soldiers...

Historicizing Islamophobia and the way to counter it

The history of racial bigotry and bias against a particular community has always been a norm of the so-called civilized people of...

Another great escape

Credit must be given to the present government for the $4.2 billion package it has secured from Saudi Arabia, comprising a cash...

Covid-19 retreats

Asad Umar yesterday confirmed Pakistan's Covid positivity ratio was at its lowest ever, signaling the end of the country’s fourth wave of...

Absence of girl guides in Balochistan

The girls guide culture first started in 1910 presided by Miss Agnes. Meanwhile today, 113 countries have adopted this actuation. Likely, the...

Child abuse

Child abuse is becoming a major issue all over the world but is getting really common in Pakistan. Child abuse is destroying...

Solid Waste Management in Pakistan

Solid waste is the main source of land pollution in Pakistan. The waste materials found in solid form include plastic bags, plastic...

Democracy Distorted

Washington Watch I'm not going to contest the oft-repeated notion that democracy is the best form of government, but I am going to...

Sri Lanka including Bangladesh can benefit from CPEC

Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are both South Asian countries. As an island county in South East Asia, Sri Lanka has been...

Quad 2.0: Showing a Cold War mentality?

The revival of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) and the formation of AUKUS as a new pact, entails a rapid geostrategic shift...

The plight of violence against women in Pakistan

Women and children continue to face harassment and violence in Pakistan, while the Pakistani media has failed to cover these acts of...

Violation of teachers’ rights in Pakistan

Teachers are the basic elements of a developing city. But it hurts to state that teachers are not getting their rights in...

A lesson from Alyani’s fall and TLP’s protests

The house of cards built in Balochistan has collapsed. Despite attempts by several federal emissaries and others, the Chief Minister has fallen...

Ties with Bangladesh

Pakistan in the past has not enjoyed good bilateral relations with Bangladesh owing to a history marked by war that both countries...