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I.A. Rehman

What freedom meant

What freedom meant

Why should the minorities alone celebrate Aug 11 with reference to the Quaid’s speech? Published Aug 10, 2017 02:05am
The issue is democracy

The issue is democracy

No system can realise its potential if it is as frequently disrupted as has happened in Pakistan. Published Aug 03, 2017 03:19am
Living by speculation

Living by speculation

The guessing game became livelier when the court started hearings on the JIT report. Published Jul 27, 2017 06:54am
Panama lessons

Panama lessons

It is time serious students of politics pondered the state’s distaste for democratic practices. Published Jul 20, 2017 07:13am
Foreign policy challenges

Foreign policy challenges

How far have we respected Jinnah’s ideal of friendship with all and malice towards none? Published Jul 13, 2017 06:59am
A display of loot culture

A display of loot culture

Citizens see in the services’ corruption proof that the state thrives by looting what belongs to the people. Published Jul 06, 2017 07:22am
Sports and sportsmanship

Sports and sportsmanship

The key to sportsmanship is treatment of sport as an essential cultural diversion. Published Jun 29, 2017 07:03am
The wages of insecurity

The wages of insecurity

Efforts to trifle with the independent status of the NCHR smack of mala fide intentions. Published Jun 22, 2017 03:49am
An outstanding journalist

An outstanding journalist

Mazhar Ali Khan’s career shows how literary and journalistic talent was suppressed by authoritarian rulers. Published Jun 15, 2017 04:43am
Land compensation

Land compensation

Those affected by foreign-backed projects are compensated quite generously. Updated Jun 01, 2017 01:18am
The budget & the people

The budget & the people

To what extent has the people’s interest determined the government’s priorities? Updated Jun 07, 2017 01:44pm
A fretful Delhi

A fretful Delhi

Secular-minded observers and activists are full of foreboding about the future of the Indian polity. Updated May 18, 2017 08:10am
Terminology in journalism

Terminology in journalism

The media must avoid labelling individuals as terrorists or traitors before they are found guilty by a court. Updated May 11, 2017 01:31am
Not by invective

Not by invective

Everybody is demanding punishment for those who have not yet been found guilty. Updated May 04, 2017 06:58am
A poor apology for torture

A poor apology for torture

An informed Pakistani would have thought he or she was reading a report about a country other than Pakistan. Updated Apr 27, 2017 06:19am
The hands that killed Mashal

The hands that killed Mashal

The brutal murder of a student in Mardan raises the question of who is actually responsible Updated Jun 21, 2017 02:34pm