Sajjad Shaukat

Black Day

Kashmiris’ struggle for freedom continues The people of Jammu and Kashmir, living on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and rest of the world are observing October 27 as the

Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Qazi and the truth

The judgement in Mr Justice Qazi’s case exposes the government Pakistan is an interesting amalgamation of people adhering to a diverse sets of beliefs. While the nation is bound by the common

Rabia Ahmed

Compromising the dream

Is the M art of the problem or the solution? Jinnah’s dream of non-discrimination appears to have dissolved into a filthy slush composed of equal parts hypocrisy and ignorance. There are many


Between life and death

The double whammy of a fatal chronic illness in a backward area Life tests Shapia Baloch, a 12 year-old thalassemia patient from Buleda, Turbat, with tough challenges in her regular life. She

Askari Raza Malik

Have Pity on Baba

Dragging the Quaid into politics It was around midnight 23/24 November 1971 when the four of us landed at Karachi on our way to Colombo and onward to the erstwhile East Pakistan.

M A Niazi

The elephant in the room

Can there be political discussion without considering all factors? The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) rally at Gujranwala was remarkable, but not explosive. It would have been explosive had it been ruthlessly suppressed,