Holding a mirror up to the PTI government

The PTI government’s narrative about rising prices, increasing unemployment and endemic corruption under its watch has been rejected by the majority of...

Faisalabad outrage

The stripping and parading of two women in Faisalabad reflects many things, none of them complimentary, about Pakistani society. Coming hard on...

Lack of strategy or lack of will?

The resolve shown in a civil-military huddle to bring the killers of Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara Diyawadanage to justice would be...

PTI minsters’ problem with authority

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his party, the PTI, are strong proponents of electoral reform and while in opposition held a 126-day-long...

NA-133 polls

The PTI cut a sorry figure when the nomination papers of its candidate Jamshed Iqbal Cheema and his covering candidate were found...

Sensitive honorary installations

Erecting statues as homages to the founding fathers of any country is an important responsibility of the state but it should be...

Sialkot blasphemy case

The Sri Lankan factory manager, Priantha Kumar Diyawadanage, beaten to death by a mob comprising workers from his own factory was caused...

The Afghan crisis

The report by the HRW that there have been killings of security personnel and officials of the former Ashraf Ghani administration has...

Stop the rise of the extreme right

Universities being the highest forum of learning, these are required to promote a climate of free debate and discussion where students can...

PSX bloodbath

Pakistan’s Stock Exchange finally gave in to the mounting pressure that had built up over the past months, with the KSE-100 index...

Taking security issues lightly

When in power the opposition parties did not strive to develop working relations with one another. Three years in power and the...

Sialkot blasphemy

Even if the murder of a Sri Lankan in a Sialkot factory was not bad enough, the burning of his body showed...

EVMs: examining nuts and bolts

In a sheer display of loyalty to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Punjab Chief Minister Buzdar announced the holding of Local Government elections...

Wheat for Afghanistan

India’s gesture of sending 50,000 metric tons of wheat to Afghanistan as humanitarian aid, announced in October, has turned into a political...

President Alvi and conflict of interest

The Alvi Dental and Bringing Smiles USA signed an agreement in Governor House Karachi to launch a countrywide chain of dental clinics...