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Abbas Nasir

An overkill, a blunder

An overkill, a blunder

The skies would not have fallen if PML-N supporters had assembled in Lahore to express their support for ... Updated Jul 14, 2018 06:06pm
No easy choices for Sharif

No easy choices for Sharif

At this stage, many will be asking if the game is over for Nawaz Sharif. He holds the key to his own future. Updated Jul 08, 2018 10:17am
The past is another country

The past is another country

Who can forget the hurriedly crafted opposition alliance that was created overnight to counter the rising tide of ... Updated Jun 30, 2018 08:30am
Of a monument to a tyrant

Of a monument to a tyrant

We aren’t the only ones who describe difference of opinion as treason and advocate the muzzling of voices of reason. Published Jun 23, 2018 06:26am
Will calm follow the polls?

Will calm follow the polls?

The task of the caretakers is being made even more difficult due to the scrutiny of each of their statements. Updated Jun 18, 2018 03:30pm
Poor Priyanka Chopra

Poor Priyanka Chopra

Quantico star is the latest subject of the Indian hyper-nationalists’ fury. Updated Jun 09, 2018 01:01pm
In solidarity with Rana Ayyub

In solidarity with Rana Ayyub

It is heartbreaking to see mainstream media becoming a willing conduit for the flow of lies, bigotry and even Published Jun 02, 2018 06:59am
Democracy wins again

Democracy wins again

Over the next 8 weeks, it is up to the political parties and candidates to establish Pakistan’s democratic credentials. Updated May 26, 2018 02:59pm
Fact & fiction — all in a day

Fact & fiction — all in a day

All is not well between the camps of the pacifist Punjab chief minister and his aggressive, disqualified brother. Updated May 19, 2018 08:53am
Need for a campaign code

Need for a campaign code

If there is one thing that we seem to be utterly committed to, it is to never learn from history ... Published May 12, 2018 06:52am
No room for misogyny

No room for misogyny

Will women voters remain unaffected by the thinking of Rana Sanaullah and Abid Sher Ali? Updated May 05, 2018 10:11am
Not just sun, sand and sangria

Not just sun, sand and sangria

Many of the rather oppressive laws enacted by the PP are viewed by neutral Spain watchers as a continuation... Published Apr 28, 2018 07:00am
It’s Orwell over the weekend

It’s Orwell over the weekend

Editors were told what the draconian ‘guidelines’ or parameters were. They had to live with these. Updated Apr 21, 2018 11:49am
Shape of things to come

Shape of things to come

As the pieces of the jigsaw lock into place, it is clear that a fragmented political landscape is on the cards. Updated Apr 14, 2018 10:53am
Hail the Pakistani woman

Hail the Pakistani woman

Is it too much to expect political parties to adhere to a code where isolating and attacking women is seen as repugnant? Updated Apr 07, 2018 10:56am
Indiscretions or misreporting?

Indiscretions or misreporting?

It was a bizarre week filled with clarifications, denials and remorse by some of the country's most important people. Updated Mar 31, 2018 09:41am
Quetta’s murky politics

Quetta’s murky politics

Both chief ministers lost touch with the province they were running. Published Mar 17, 2018 07:02am
Heart of the matter

Heart of the matter

Being in power and backed by the security establishment, the Sharifs could patronise all kinds of groups. Published Mar 10, 2018 07:13am
MEDIA EYE: COURTING THE MEDIA

MEDIA EYE: COURTING THE MEDIA

It seems not a day now passes without court proceedings being a mainstay of the news. But increasingly, the media Updated Mar 10, 2018 06:58pm