Our linguistic confusions are compounded by the fact that Urdu is very carefree with its pronunciation and use of
‘Welfare’ not ‘warfare’ should be the goal.
Meta-issues involving complex dimensions are not suitable for referenda.
What is intriguing is our selective use of the concept of sustainability.
It is normal for us to accept whoever is placed on the pedestal.
There’s no place for ‘good’ representatives — the more powerful and connected the patron, the better.
Is suo motu action an exercise in futility?
The burden of disease became much more equalised.
Why is delimitation so contentious in the US and so ignored in Pakistan?
When tomatoes were selling for Rs300 a kilo in Lahore they were available at Indian Rs40 in Amritsar.
Extremism has become conflated with violence and terrorism.
The American leader’s cavalier attitude has unleashed fresh thinking on a number of issues.
Ordinary folk base their choice on pragmatic considerations.
How do individuals exist at this level of deprivation?
Dr Salam and Iqbal did not know their future careers at the start of their education, nor did they start it in English.
The real issue is social inequality. Without gains on this front economic justice would remain unattainable.
Very few graduates want to join the CSS.
Intellectual honesty demands a stance of neutrality on CPEC till the terms and conditions are disclosed.
There may be no place in Pakistan to run away to.
Some questions reveal a sloppiness that comes in the way of a proper understanding of the question.